What we’ve done so far:

  • Created a student calendar on GU Events, a centralized university events calendar accessible to all students and student organizations

  • Revived the Student Technology Advisory Board, which holds monthly meetings with administrators in University Information Services (UIS)

  • Worked with UIS to improve wifi coverage in Lauinger Library throughout the spring and summer and to plan for a three-year wifi overhaul program that will prioritize academic buildings

  • Represented student perspectives with UIS as they explored a strategic partnership with a corporate telecommunications partner to augment wifi and technology services on campus

  • Ensured student representation and provided advising in the development of GU360, a major constituent relationship management and advancement project 

  • Supported the integration of the Barnes and Noble website into MyAccess

What we’re prioritizing for the rest of our term:

  • Exploring the possibility of a revamped electronic GoCard system

  • Updating digital platforms like MyAcess, HoyaLink, and Blackboard

  • Encouraging faculty to switch from Blackboard to Canvas

  • Evaluating student sentiment regarding potential changes to on-campus printing and advocating for improvements in access, cost and quality

  • Continuing to increase student attendance and engagement at Student Technology Advisory Board meetings

  • Engaging more directly with the new MakerHub space

  • Publicizing the GU Mobile, Canvas, and Blackboard mobile apps to students