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(2/20) Social Media Week panel “Citizen Journalism to Hacktivism”

A roundtable session entitled “From Citizen Journalism to Hacktivism: How to successfully use social media in grassroots campaigns” will be held on Wednesday, Feb 20th from 6 – 8 p.m at the GC. This event is part of Social Media Week and will be moderated by Simon Lundgren, researcher and author of New Noise: A …

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2013: Make it an awesome year with OpenCUNY!

In 2012, you were all were integral in helping our system grow bigger and brighter through increased traffic, new themes and plugins (many requested by you!), more social media involvement, etc. We’re looking forward to growing with you this year and wanted to quickly remind you of some of our services: Want a new look …

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Say Hello to Your New 2012-13 OpenCUNY Board

OpenCUNY Board elections were conducted in the spring, and four new Board members have been elected. John, Christina, Jared, and Suzanne 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 …

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About OpenCUNY: What is it, who can use it, and why should YOU use it?

What is OpenCUNY? Who can join? Learn all the answers to your basic questions about OpenCUNY here!

Vote for the 2012-13 OpenCUNY Board

Voting is now open for the 2012-13 OpenCUNY Board (until May 1st @ 12:01AM). The board consists of the two OpenCUNY Coordinators and four elected OpenCUNY participants. VOTE >> https://eballot4.votenet.com/dsc/login.cfm The primary task of the OpenCUNY Board will be to continue development of the Terms of Participation that defines OpenCUNY.org’s governance policy and any other policies deemed appropriate by the …

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Stop Censorship, Oppose SOPA/PIPA

This Wednesday (1/18/12) OpenCUNY.org will be “blocked” from 8AM to 8PM in protest of the Stop Online Privacy Act (SOPA) and the Protect-IP Act (PIPA). TAKE ACTION >> Why are we protesting SOPA/PIPA? “SOPA and Protect-IP create an architecture for internet censorship” … “thousands of commercial ISPs, colleges, small businesses, nonprofits, and other entities that maintain …

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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 http://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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