NewsBytes Fall 2016
JCB Studio is Open for Business!
The Jones College of Business is proud to announce the new JCB Studio! The BAS 278 classroom has been renovated to become an easy-to-use audio/video studio and classroom. This classroom is equipped with two large Dell touchscreens, cameras, moveable furniture, and high-quality microphones to provide faculty/students with a place to record presentations, class lectures, video project assignments and to practice their presentations.
Remote TelePresence Robots
Unable to make it to your class? Don’t miss it! You can now participate in your class remotely through the Internet. As part of a new project to help students interact in the classroom, The Jones College of Business is excited to unveil the Kubi Remote TelePresence Robot. Kubi is a cloud controlled tablet stand that enables users to look around and interact over video calls. Students will be able to participate in class lectures and control Kubi from the convenience of their wifi enabled device. Kubi robots will be available as early as October.
New Laptops Available for Checkout
We now have eighteen new Dell Latitude E7470 laptops available for checkout to Jones College of Business Students Faculty, and Staff. These laptops are equipped with i7 processors, high definition screens, 120gb SSD, and 16gbs of RAM. Funding for these laptops was sponsored by the Jones College of Business Office of the Dean. To reserve these laptops please go to our webpage and request yours today!
High Definition Screens for Master Classrooms
Over the summer, four master classrooms (S126, S128, S304, S315) received brand new motorized high definition screens. These new high definition screens will improve the clarity and readability. This project was completed thanks to funds provided by the Technology Access Fee Committee and the Jones College of Business.
Faculty Desktop Replacement
As part of a campus-wide initiative, Jones College of Business was the recipient of 33 brand new Dell OptiPlex 7040 computers. We have currently installed a third of these computers throughout the college. Faculty selected to receive a new computer will be receiving an email to schedule the installation of their new computer.