Paul Hebert

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OpenCUNY @ The CUNY IT Conference (12/2/11)

Fostering Student-Based Media: A Look at the OpenCUNY.org Academic Medium December 2nd | 9:30-10:45 | CUNY IT Conference | John Jay College For three years OpenCUNY has worked with CUNY Graduate Center students to develop open-source environments for their courses, conferences, research, organizations, initiatives, and activism. This roundtable brings together the coordinators and participants of …

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Say Hello to Your New 2011-12 OpenCUNY Board

OpenCUNY Board elections have concluded, and four new Board members have been elected. John, Jen, Kiersten, and Keith join us, the two OpenCUNY Coordinators, in reviewing and continuing development of the Terms of Participation that function as OpenCUNY’s governance document. For more information on how the Board is composed and run, please see the Doctoral Students’ Council …

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Voting Open for 2011-12 OpenCUNY Board

Voting for the 2011-12 OpenCUNY Board is now open (until 10/29). To vote, login and go to https://opencuny.org/election/ ABOUT THE BOARD: The OpenCUNY Board consists of the two OpenCUNY Coordinators and four elected OpenCUNY.org participants. The OpenCUNY Board determines governance policies for OpenCUNY.org. The primary task of the OpenCUNY Board will be to continue development of the Terms of Participation that defines OpenCUNY.org’s governance …

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Site Visibility (Privacy Settings)

–Post originally created by Margaret Galavan for OpenCUNY.info As a participant of OpenCUNY, you have a right to select from five levels of privacy for any of the websites you maintain (see the Terms of Participation to view all of your rights as a user). This quick tutorial will walk you through the five different …

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Using a Personal Domain (custom URL) with OpenCUNY

–Post originally created by Margaret Galavan for OpenCUNY.info As a member of the OpenCUNY community, your site will have an OpenCUNY.org address (ex. OpenCUNY.org/yoursitetitle ). However, you can also use a customized URL with your OpenCUNY site (ex. yoursitetitle.com). To create a customizable URL, called a domain name, follow the steps below.

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Nominations Open for 2011-12 OpenCUNY Board

Nominations for the 2011-12 OpenCUNY Board are now open (until 10/8). To nominate yourself or another OpenCUNY participant to the Board, please fill out the Nomination Form at https://opencuny.org/board/nominate/ ABOUT THE BOARD: The OpenCUNY Board ( https://opencuny.org/board/ ) consists of the two OpenCUNY Coordinators and four electedOpenCUNY.org participants. The OpenCUNY Board determines governance policies for OpenCUNY.org. The primary task of the OpenCUNY Board will be …

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How-To Videos

–Post originally created by Margaret Galavan for OpenCUNY.info Below is a collection of short videos (around 1 minute) that walk you through how to perform common WordPress tasks. They’re collected together in groups of increasing complexity.

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New Terms of Participation

After many months of discussion, voting, more discussion, and then more voting . . . we’re pleased to announce the OpenCUNY Terms of Participation. The Terms of Participation (ToP) are the official governance policy of OpenCUNY.org that all participants must abide by. The ToP were drafted and unanimously approved by the OpenCUNY Board on 03/24/2011. …

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OpenCUNY Migration/Upgrade Complete

Maggie and I are happy to report that we have successfully migrated OpenCUNY to our new server. Following the migration this past Friday, we were finally able to upgrade WordPress to its latest version and update all plugins and themes to their newest versions. A few older themes and plugins had no updates available and, …

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OpenCUNY Down for Maintenance Starting at 2PM

Beginning today August 26th at 2PM EST, OpenCUNY.org will be down for maintenance as we migrate to a new server and upgrade our system. After 2PM today, any changes made to a site or account will be lost. A full backup of everyone’s site will be generated. However, please follow these directions if you would …

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