August 31, 2018, by UNH IT Staff
David led 2 major transitions this spring for the Tegrity to Kaltura migration and updated UNH Events Calendar. In both instances David went above and beyond in using his technical skills to make these transitions as seamless as possible for users. For example, Tegrity edited videos were not in fact edited all all, but David created a script to apply the edits as part of the migration process. Of the 31,000 videos to migrate only 1 faculty member lost content...
February 19, 2018, by UNH IT Staff
Tammy Conrad – Onboarding Magician
Tammy and team onboarded administration for Blue Online Course Evaluations, a 'turnkey' solution selected by others. The onboarding of the product and related business processes became a significant undertaking for a solution that is not turnkey at all. Tammy has worked countless hours getting up to speed and making sure the difficult transition is seamless to students, faculty, and administrators. Tammy has done an excellent job navigating this politically...
October 25, 2017, by UNH IT Staff
Audra Cyr – Academic Computing Systems
Audra stepped out of her role with UNH Online using her design expertise to create the AT end of year report. Audra learned the new Sway application quickly and immediately began experimenting to identify the potential and limitations of the tool. She created images, revised text, visualized data and refined presentation formats that originated from many different sources resulting in a visually engaging presentation that highlights the...
April 3, 2017, by UNH IT Staff
Tony DiTulio – Academic Computing Systems
Tony did an outstanding job on the recent upgrade to the Digital Signage system. The system involves a third-party company and software running here in AT. This upgrade allowed UNH to begin testing touchscreen capabilities for interactive digital signs. Tony did dozens of tasks on the version upgrade and to provision test media players for the touchscreen testing. We are now moving to production deployment of three...
January 20, 2017, by UNH IT Staff
Xuan Cai - Instructional Design and Development
Building UNH’s Reputation
Xuan has worked tirelessly with the Online Masters of Social Work program to ensure the highest quality in all of the online course development done by the faculty members. She has also provided expert support and training on online course delivery for those core social work faculty as well as the large number of adjunct faculty supporting the program. Xuan’s work had paid off both in an excellent partnership between AT...
November 1, 2016, by Alicia Medros
Dan Devaughn – Audiovisual Services
Saving UNH Money Through Smart Design and Programming
Dan was able to save almost $100,000 on the Horton Communication Lab by reworking the consultant design. He then programmed the controls with a complex program that should be able to be reused in the Hamilton Smith TEAL classrooms, which would save tens of thousands in programming costs on that project. Dan and his staff got all the systems running so well that when the consultant came to do the...
June 22, 2016, by Alicia Medros
David Blezard – Academic Computing Systems
Distinguished Ambassador for UNH and Academic Technology
David did such an outstanding job presenting at a NERCOMP Lab Managers session that when the planners of a separate lab managers conference found themselves without presenters for a session they reached out to David to travel to New Orleans to participate in their conference and deliver his session for their participants. David’s in-depth knowledge of the subject matter and his commitment to...