Philo replaces Cable

Live Streaming Video with DVR

On Feb 28th cable was turned off on campus. It is replaced by Philo, a live streaming service available to anyone who lives on campus.

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Anytime, Anywhere

Web Conferencing for Everyone.

WebEx is a web conferencing tool that allows faculty, staff, and students to collaborate with anyone through impromptu and scheduled meetings.

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Kaltura Replaces MediaCore

New Platform, New Features

Kaltura automatically optimizes files for viewing on any device and tracks usage and other analytics. Other features include captioning, quizzing, and screen casting within Moodle.

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Wireless Network Changes

Find out what's new and what's changed.

Elon University now has four official wireless networks available for faculty, staff, students, and visitors.

Learn more about wireless changes.


New To Elon?

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Everyone is a Maker

Check out the Maker Hub!

The Maker Hub is Elon’s first makerspace open to all Elon students, faculty and staff. A makerspace is a space where you make things.
Learn more here!

Don't Miss Anything!

Educational Videos for Everyone.

Learning On Demand is a curated repository of educational videos produced by Elon University faculty, staff, and students.
Check them out here!


Technology News

SupportWorld article by Ryan Gay highlights change management at Elon

Ryan Gay, manager of service management/project lead for Instructional & Campus Technologies, recently published an article on Help Desk International’s SupportWorld website detailing the department's change management evolution. 


Elon to change campus television provider

Beginning on March 1, Elon will launch a new television system in campus residence halls, lounges and other common areas.   

Introducing Moodle's new superpower: video

If you use video in your courses or are considering using video, you'll want to know about Kaltura, a new feature in Moodle that makes it easy to share and create video content.

From hobby to lifestyle: How an Elon professor built his own electric bike

Alfred Simkin, an instructor of biology at Elon, discusses his several year journey to build an alternative vehicle for commuting: an electric bike.

Elon professor turns 'first world problems' into more than just a popular hashtag

In Robert Charest's COR 110 classes, students are challenged to reexamine objects they may take for granted, and use them for a unique purpose: to solve a "first world problem."

Elon students employ design thinking to 'hack' their apartments

William Justice, design thinking coach at Fidelity Investments, coached Elon students on design thinking in a relevant and unique way.

Lavoie earns Acorn Accolade award

JP Lavoie, recipient of the Acorn Accolade in November is recognized for his commitment to customer care, diligent problem-solving and dedication to the improvement of Elon’s many online applications.

Technology staff presents at first Cherwell Carolinas User Group

Ryan Gay, manager of service management/project lead, spoke about Elon’s implementation of new technology ticketing system.


Instructional & Campus Technologies helps first-year students identify the role technology and social media plays in their lives

Instructional & Campus Technologies held its 9th annual Connected@Elon event during New Student Orientation. Created to help incoming students learn about the technology available to them on campus, Connected@Elon includes trivia games, prizes, and an interactive presentation. 

Elon named a 2016 Champion for National Cyber Security Awareness Month

The campaign encourages shared responsibility in protecting computers and the nation's critical cybersecurity infrastructure. 

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