Archive for March, 2012

Louisiana College Welcomes Presidential Candidates

Monday, March 19th, 2012

PINEVILLE, LA. … Louisiana College will open its doors to 2012 Republican Presidential candidates, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum, and Ron Paul on Wednesday and Friday of this week. Mitt Romney has yet to confirm his availability to attend.

Gingrich will speak at Louisiana College at 9 a.m. on Wednesday. Santorum confirmed that he will be at Louisiana College on Friday, March 23, at 7 p.m., and Paul will also be at LC on Friday at 1 p.m. Gingrich and Santorum will be speaking in the Granberry Conference Room located in the Student Center. Paul has scheduled his appearance for Guinn Auditorium.

The public is invited to attend and show support for their favorite candidate to win the nomination and represent the Republican Party in the Presidential elections this November.

The Louisiana Primary will be Saturday, March 24 and is a closed party election.

Student Portal Goes Mobile

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

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JICS Go extends the reach of your JICS portal beyond the desktop or laptop browser and into the hands of the mobile user, providing your mobile device users with access to your JICS server. By using a mobile device such as cell phones and tablets, your end users can access the content on JICS from anywhere, at any time by going to https://my.lacollege.edu/go on their mobile device. Students will be able to access coursework information in the eRacer® learning management system with just a few taps on their mobile device.

JICS Go has a completely new user interface specifically designed to meet the needs of mobile device users. Special attention was paid to the usage patterns of the mobile user.

JICS Go supports many of the JICS base portlets and most of the e-Racer portlets for students. Supported devices include Apple® iOS devices (iPhone®, iPod Touch® and iPad®), Google Android™ devices, and Blackberry® v6.0 phones.

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Supported devices include:

· Apple iOS devices (iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad) running iOS 3.2 - 5.0

· Android devices running Google Android OS 2.1 - 2.3

· Blackberry v6.0

Microsoft Windows Phone 7.x is under review.

Cellular Data or Wi-Fi Internet connection required for all devices.

JICS Go 1.2 will be released in late February 2012. In the meantime, JICS Go 1.1.1 can be used but the “My Courses” view is not supported in this configuration.