Penn State Hosts PJAS State Competition

The Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science (PJAS) hosted its annual state competition at University Park on May 21, 2018. The PJAS state competition gives high school students grades 7-12 an opportunity to come to a university campus and present their scientific...

Important news about Penn State video and media management

Penn State IT is working to bring a media management and streaming platform (MMSP) to the University. The first step in this process occurred during the spring 2018 semester with a pilot of an MMSP, Kaltura. The MMSP will work in tandem with Zoom, Penn State’s video...

TLT Releases New LAT Website

On May 8, 2018 TLT released a new website: lat.tlt.psu.edu.  Learning Applications and Technologies (LAT) is responsible for a number of university-wide services such as student computing labs, technology classrooms, device management, remote applications, and...

Pollock Testing Center Fall 2017 Semester Summary

For the fall semester the Pollock Testing Center had a 15% increase of delivered exams over the previous 2016 fall semester. This was due to improvements in the calculation of seat availability when faculty request their exams for scheduling, allowing for better...

Spring 2018 Course Software Requests

To help prepare for the spring semester Learning Applications and Technologies (LAT) is seeking software requests for teaching purposes in the LAT computer labs or classrooms. Per our policy, every software package must be requested each academic year. Software that...

Welcome Back! And to Windows 10!

Over the summer, Penn State Information Technology (Penn State IT) upgraded Windows 7 classroom and lab computers to Windows 10. The user interface is designed to resemble what you’ve been used to in previous versions of Windows while taking advantage of modern...

Welcome back! – Fall Mac Labs Software Updates

The Penn State Classroom and Lab Computing Team has been busy all summer upgrading hardware and software in all of the Mac Labs and Media Commons locations. The Mac Labs are running the most recent version of OS X, 10.11 El Capitan along with the most recent updates...

Pollock Testing Center Spring 2017 Semester Summary

Starting with the 2017 spring semester Canvas was officially supported in the Pollock Testing Center. Canvas exams were first piloted on March 3 and had some impressive statistics: A total of 440 students took their exams within Canvas, of which 82 took their exams...