Category Archives: Student Information Services

Update on Portal Advisory Group

I’ve written about the Portal Advisory Group before.  Affectionately known as PAG, it’s a group that will assist us with setting priorities for the Portal, starting from the premise that the portal is a tool which we know HMC has not used to its full capacity. The group will guide CIS and the College in […]

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Welcome Veronica Hart to CIS

This month we welcomed Veronica Hart as the newest CIS staff member. Veronica graduated from Scripps College where she was able to major in art and also complete a CS minor, taking courses at HMC and Pomona. While a student at Scripps, Veronica worked all four years in their IT department. She later returned to […]

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Sakai hits record usage

John Trafecanty wrote to the intercollegiate Sakai Administration Team this morning: Hello SAT: It looks like we hit a new record for usage last night. There were approximately 1,900 users online at the same time. The old record was last semester at about 1,450 users. John Trafecanty Sakai is now one of the most heavily […]

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Portal Progress

After a successful pre-registration for Fall courses, we have continued to make progress on improving the features available through the Student/Faculty portlets. This summer, for the first time, students are able to add and drop classes through the Portal add-drop feature. Of course, students need to discuss changes with their advisors, but they don’t need […]

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Erik Pope Joins CIS

Erik Pope became the newest member of the Data and Software Engineering Services group when he joined CIS in January as a Senior Software Engineer.  Erik comes to HMC from Pomona College where he was a member of the AISO team that supports the use of CX and JICS at all five of the undergraduate […]

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