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Started Jan 30, 2014

Creating a Timeline to Celebrate University's history
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Web Developer / Designer

Philadelphia University is seeking a front-end web developer with design capabilities to join its web team in the Marketing and Public Relations department.  Reporting to the manager of marketing and branding services, the web developer will be responsible for hand-coding web pages that support responsive layouts on multiple browsing devices, maintaining the University's website, as well as contributing to the site design.  The web developer will build multimedia micro-sites for marketing…See More
Jan 30, 2014
Christopher Davis replied to Doug Thompson's discussion Facebook Fan Page...to "open" or not?
"At Philadelphia University, we've had our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/pages/Philadelphia-University) open to any/all wall posts since its inception and haven't had a problem to date. At close to 2,000 fans (not bad for a school of…"
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For folks who use (or are interested in) Hannon Hill's Cascade Server CMS productSee More
Nov 3, 2009
Christopher Davis replied to Christopher Davis's discussion Creating a Timeline to Celebrate University's history
"Just wanted to close the lid on this partcular Pandora's box by saying thanks to those who made suggestions about timelines; we ended up sub-contracting for custom flash. See http://125.philau.edu/index.php. What's nice is that the flash…"
Nov 3, 2009
Megg Brown replied to Christopher Davis's discussion Creating a Timeline to Celebrate University's history
"The CMS I want doesn't exist, so Cascade is a second choice to that. You have to get to know it for a while -- after a couple years I still feel like I'm guessing at a lot of things, but the user community is awesome. For the timeline,…"
Jun 19, 2009
Edward Terry replied to Christopher Davis's discussion Creating a Timeline to Celebrate University's history
"well I don't know how it would integrate into a CMS but you could probably develop a web app that manipulated an XML file through a form. It my write to a mysql db and then have scripts generate the file from the db."
Jun 19, 2009
Christopher Davis replied to Christopher Davis's discussion Creating a Timeline to Celebrate University's history
"How do you like Cascade Server? We just barely signed the contract and haven't gotten our feet wet, but I had no idea it could handle something like a timeline? Like you, I'm more inclined to go with one of the turnkey solutions listed…"
Jun 19, 2009
Megg Brown replied to Christopher Davis's discussion Creating a Timeline to Celebrate University's history
"We're looking for a way to make a timeline, with photos, from an XML file. I'd like to set something up in our CMS (Cascade) that creates the XML file -- with folks adding content from a form in the CMS. After looking at a few of these…"
Jun 19, 2009
Christopher Davis replied to Christopher Davis's discussion Creating a Timeline to Celebrate University's history
"Thanks. Looks good and easy to use, but my boss is going to want photos embedded in proximity to the event descriptions. Great that it uses 1 xml file, though."
Jun 19, 2009
Edward Terry replied to Christopher Davis's discussion Creating a Timeline to Celebrate University's history
"I've trying out the Similie Project for my own timeline. The maintainability of it is what drew me to it. Keeping up with 1 xmll file was something I could do. http://www.austincc.edu/archive/"
Jun 18, 2009
Curtiss Grymala replied to Christopher Davis's discussion Creating a Timeline to Celebrate University's history
"We haven't done anything official with it, yet, but we're looking at using TimeRime.com to develop our "College History" timeline. I e-mailed the owners of TimeRime to get more details about their TOS. They basically said, as…"
Jun 17, 2009
Christopher Davis replied to Christopher Davis's discussion Creating a Timeline to Celebrate University's history
"Thanks, Megg. I'll check 'em out and let you know what I find, too. Appreciate the tip."
Jun 16, 2009
Megg Brown replied to Christopher Davis's discussion Creating a Timeline to Celebrate University's history
"I've been meaning to check out the links here for a similar project: http://www.demoscience.org/resources/category/28"
Jun 16, 2009
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Creating a Timeline to Celebrate University's history

Hello all. I'm new to and am amazed by what a tremendous resource uwebd is. I've been in web development since the late nineties and have been working for a University for 6 years. Can't believe I didn't come across you guys sooner!Anyway, I was wondering if anyone was aware of any software, freeware or open source flash that might help me to create a timeline of the University's history. I just don't have the time or staff to create one from scratch, and the resources to outsource the work…See More
Jun 11, 2009
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Jun 10, 2009
Christopher Davis replied to Mark Rothbaum's discussion Comprehensive Listing of College/University Facebook Pages
"Philadelphia University's Official Facebook Page."
Jun 10, 2009

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Philadelphia University
Website:
http://www.philau.edu
List three areas of expertise or specialization.
1) holistic development of large institutional sites; 2) HTML 4 and CSS level 1 proficiency; 3) team building and vendor relations
What CMS are you using?
We are just beginning to use Hannon Hill's Cascade Server.
What department or office are you in?
Public Relations
Primary Job Responsibility
All duties regularly assigned to those of a webmaster in addition to acting as chief web communications officer. Official title is Director of Web Communications.
Number of students at your institution
3300

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