CAD Study Abroad Proposals – New Summer Options!

August 23, 2016

The CAD Study Abroad committee is now accepting proposals for new or recurring faculty-led study abroad courses that would occur in fall 2017-18 academic year.

If you would like to propose a course, please submit the following materials to the CAD Study Abroad Committee by sending to robin.cass@rit.edu

Due week 5 of fall semester (Friday, September 23)
o    CAD_Part_One_Study Abroad form
o    CV/Resume
o    Personal Statement (detailing specific professional experiences, connections, and skills that contribute to your suitability to plan and lead the proposed program)
o    Letter of Support (signed by both your program and school administrative chairs) read more

New Login Credentials for Universal Type Client (UTCv6) – 2016

We have updated the login credentials for the Extensis Universal Type Client v6 in CAD. We will have a two-week transition period beginning today where the old usernames and passwords work while we get the word out. The old username and password will expire on Friday September 2, 2016.

Users will be able to access the same set of fonts they had access to with the old usernames.

Download the PDF with the login information : How to Use Universal Type Client 2016

 

Special Notes:

1. Collect for output from UTC is disabled. Please make a PDF with embedded fonts for output whenever possible. read more

Revised CAD Strategic Plan Draft 2015-2025

Hello CAD Community,

CAD is in the process of revising it’s current strategic plan. The revised plan spans 10 years and is entitled Roadmap to Excellence: CAD Strategic Plan 2015-2025. The revisions to plan focus on ensuring that it is aligned with the University’s 10 year (2015-2015) plan “Greatness Through Difference”.

A few weeks ago a clipboard survey was sent out to all faculty and staff. Unfortunately, the response was quite low. Before moving ahead with the revision the CAD Strategic Plan Steering committee would like to make sure that we have input from all who would like to share with us. read more

CAD First Year/Foundations – update from Graham Carson

An update on  the First Year and Foundations experience for CAD from FY Coordinator, Graham Carson:

Dear Colleagues,

Since assuming this role, in addition to scheduling foundations courses and securing adjunct faculty, I have been focusing on soliciting input from faculty members from the various departments including those teaching Foundations courses.  If I have not spoken to you yet, fear not, your voice is valuable and your input will be asked for and received!

Here are some things/ideas that we are working with divided into Communication, Curriculum and Community.

Communication: Across the board and up and down the ladder.  Sharing of ideas and knowledge of what is happening will benefit all. read more

Faculty-Led Study Abroad in CAD

Information about Faculty-Led Study Abroad and other International opportunities for CAD faculty can be found by downloading the presentation below:

International Opportunities for CAD Faculty

January 11, 2016

The CAD Study Abroad committee is now accepting proposals for new or recurring faculty-led study abroad courses that would occur in spring or summer of the 2016-17 academic year.

If you would like to propose a course, please submit the following materials to the CAD Study Abroad Committee by sending to robin.cass@rit.edu

Due week 5 of Spring Semester (February 26th):
o    CAD_Part_One_Study Abroad form
o    CV/Resume
o    Personal Statement (detailing specific professional experiences, connections, and skills that contribute to your suitability to plan and lead the proposed program)
o    Letter of Support (signed by both your program and school administrative chairs) read more

International Opportunities: WHY – WHERE – HOW

Academic Adventures:  International Opportunities for CAD Faculty
Wednesday, October 14th 4:30-6:00PM
University Gallery

Are you interested in leading a study abroad course or conducting research in another country?
Too busy this year, but want to find out about possibilities for future years?
Don’t miss this event!

Refreshments will be provided

CADTech Updates to JIRA Service Desk

Hello CAD Students, Faculty and Staff

During the Christmas break CAD Tech has been busy upgrading our online support ticketing system to a new platform.
This new platform offers us a variety of new and sleek features to better serve the CAD community.

  • Online knowledge base. We will be building out the knowledge base with howto and troubleshooting tips and tricks
  • Better email responses and tracking. The new emails look great and filled with great information
  • Easy to use. This new system is a joy to use!

The old URL you have been using for years still works. http://CAD-helpdesk.rit.edu

We have also created a new easy to remember URL: http://helpdesk.CAD.rit.edu

Once you log into the new system you will be presented with this great interface to either searcg for a solution to your problem, or select a category and get help that way. This software will try to match up your request to documents in our Knowledge base that may help you solve the problem without having to wait for us! read more

New Login Credentials for Universal Type Client v4

Updated August 19, 2016:  
Please visit the updated directions:
https://inside.cad.rit.edu/new-login-credentials-for-universal-type-client-utcv6-2016/

We have updated the login credentials for the Universal Type Client in CAD. We will have a one-week transition period beginning today where the old usernames and passwords work while we get the word out. The old username and password will expire on Friday September 12.

Users will be able to access the same set of fonts they had access to with the old usernames. read more