Entries by Bob Martens

Information Security Update for April 2024

Greetings MLC campus! This is the first of many Information Security Updates to come as we begin the rollout of our revamped information security program here on campus including updated policies and the development of many procedures, guidelines, lists, etc. in the months and years to come. To kick things off, here is a “quick” […]

Summer 2023 IT Services Update

Greetings! To kick off the coming school year, you can watch the Summer 2023 IT Services Update to get an update on a number of topics including: Department name change Summer Friday hours “Green screen” remediation Document management subcommittee update Moodle 4+ transition And more … I would like to highlight the Summer Friday hours. […]

Network Services is now IT Services!

Since 1995, the technology department at Martin Luther College has been known as Network Services, drawing attention to the work completed to connect the campus’s computer systems and the new methods of working that a networked computing environment enabled. Now, 28 years later, the department is undergoing a renaming and rebranding for the first time. […]

Sharing Digital Financial Documents

Greetings everyone! With tax season winding down, but financial aid season winding up, it is important to keep a few things in mind when it comes to the sharing of digital financial documents, or any sensitive documents. Email is not a safe way to share sensitive digital documents, including financial documents (e.g. W2s, tax returns, […]

Nuvera Internet Upgrade Update

Greetings MLC campus family! It has been a number of weeks since I was able to update you on the progress being made for switching from XFINITY/Comcast to Nuvera as our campus’s internet service provider. In that time, while some progress has been made, we have not been able to make the switch over to […]

The Google Chat transition has begun!

This morning our G Suite domain was switched over to prefer Google Chat over Classic Hangouts. The transition could take up to 24 hours to complete, but during that time Gmail will switch over to use Google Chat as its chat service, you will need to use Google Chat on your mobile devices, and you […]