Category: ACT Staff

Chad Holden

It is with mixed feelings that I write to tell you about the departure of Chad Holden from the ACT team. Luckily, however, Chad remains with the University as the new Lead Systems and Support Administrator in the Division of

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3D Printing @ the MADLab

Here’s a nice article about 3D Printing in our MADLab: http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/tPwr74Id5VwgykRhvCmh/full Our colleagues, Erica Lenton and Carolyn Dineen from Gerstein Library, do a very nice job describing what’s involved in setting up a 3D printing service: “We use a certification

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Dr. Haniyeh Yousofpour

Dr. Haniyeh Yousofpour has recently joined the ITS Project Management Office, and among her other activities, she has been assigned PM responsibilities for the next phase of our Academic Toolbox Renewal initiative. Haniyeh has a doctoral degree in Human Resource

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Thank you to Shannonn Kelly

As many of you know, Shannonn Kelly came to ACT last year to help provide some initial project management activities related to two ACT projects – technical upgrades to the CE system, and the first two phases of the Academic

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MADLab in the News

Check out this Varsity article about student app developers at UofT, and includes a bit about Mike Spears and the MADLab:  http://thevarsity.ca/2015/09/13/building-a-tech-powerhouse/  

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Dr. Kimberley MacKinnon

I am pleased to let the community know that Dr. Kimberley MacKinnon has accepted a formal role to work with the ACT group, providing us with ongoing scholarly input, expertise and analysis, particularly around the Academic Toolbox Renewal initiative (http://toolboxrenewal.act.utoronto.ca)

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Shout out to ACT Staff

I just want to give a quick shout-out to ACT staff who won some awards at yesterday’s University Operations Annual Staff Achievement Awards ceremony. In particular, ACT members were part of two winning Outstanding Staff Team Award groups – the

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Armin Krauss Joins ACT

From Marco Di Vitorio, Manager, ACT Application Administration I’m pleased to announce that Armin Krauss will be joining the ACT Operations team on August 31st. Armin will be managing the environment for the University homepage collection as well as supporting

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Melvin Chien Joins ACT

From Saira Mall, Manager, ACT Support I am delighted to announce that Melvin Chien has joined the ACT Support team as Faculty Liaison, Technology. As a frontline member of the ACT Support team, Melvin will provide direct support, training and

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Mariana Jardim to join ACT

From: Saira Mall, Manager, ACT Support Dear Colleagues, I am very pleased to announce that Mariana Jardim will be joining the ACT Support team as Faculty Liaison, Teaching, Learning and Technology on Monday July 13th.  Mariana will develop, deliver and

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