Information Technology News

Welcome to news and updates from Information Technology at Elmira College.

Deleting Your Browser Cache

posted Nov 7, 2013, 9:19 AM by Joe Fahs   [ updated Nov 7, 2013, 9:19 AM ]

If your web browser is slowing down or having issues entering information with web sites such as ANGEL, it's a good idea to periodically delete the cache, cookies, and browsing history. For details go to the ANGEL Help page Deleting Your Browser Cache

Google App Launcher

posted Nov 7, 2013, 9:03 AM by Joe Fahs   [ updated Nov 12, 2013, 9:15 AM ]

Many of Google Apps such as Gmail, Calendar, and Drive no longer have an upper left menu bar to choose other apps. Click the App Launcher in the upper right corner of your screen and choose the app that you want to start. 

Reactions to iPad

posted Jul 16, 2010, 1:52 PM by Joe Fahs   [ updated Jan 23, 2012, 6:14 PM by Joe Fahs ]

I have spent two months with my new iPad and can say that the experience has been superb with even more expectations as clever apps continue to be designed by inventive people (refer to related links at the end of this post for examples of innovative, unexpected uses of the iPad). Read more ...

Migration Tools for Faculty

posted Jul 13, 2010, 1:14 PM by Joe Fahs   [ updated Jul 16, 2010, 1:54 PM ]

Google Apps Migration

posted Jul 13, 2010, 1:07 PM by Joe Fahs   [ updated Jul 14, 2010, 6:21 AM ]

Dear Elmira College Faculty,

A reminder that your mail, calendar events, and contacts will be migrated to Google Apps for Education on Wednesday, June 9. Please read below for details. To assist you with the migration and learning of Google Apps, Information Technology is providing the following training, assistance, and resources.


1. Thursday, June 10 from 9:30 am to 11 am - Introduction to GMail, Calendar, and Contacts

E-mail to reserve a place for this workshop.

2. Call in advance to schedule your own workshop for groups of four or more.

In person assistance

Call to set up an appointment, typically 30 to 60 minutes. Information Technology staff is available Monday - Thursday from 8 am to 8 pm and Friday from 8 am to 6 pm to provide in-person assistance.

Ongoing Help Desk Support

1. Call 607-735-1915

2. E-mail

3. Quick drop-in questions: Visit us at the IT Help Desk on the Terrace Level of McGraw

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