Communication between the Western Carolina University campus and off-campus sites on the university phone system will be unavailable for at least two hours Wednesday, Oct. 5, as WCU switches phone service providers.
The development of verbal, nonverbal and visual communication tools to help information technology professionals work toward becoming more effective communicators will be the focus of a Thursday, June 23, workshop offered by Western Carolina University in Asheville.
Like the Cheshire Cat written about by Lewis Carroll, the MyCat web portal for the Western Carolina community will fade away at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 28, but without leaving even a grin behind it.
One door will close and another will open on Saturday, May 28, when “MyCat” is replaced by the new “myWCU” portal, offering a much greater variety of information sources and services to the Western Carolina University community.
“How much of your work can you stand to lose?” asks a March 9 article in the DoIT News publication of WCU’s Division of Information Technology.
In a move to enhance information security, Western Carolina University will retire automatic e-mail forwarding on Thursday, Oct. 14, and launch a mobile communication device service that will enable WCU e-mail to be “pushed” to registered equipment such as cellular phones and personal digital assistants.