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Registering your college president's domain
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Fienen Mar 19, 2010.

Working remotely
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Ben Lobaugh Mar 17, 2010.

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Rick Sweeney replied to Michael Colaneri's discussion Blackbaud's NetCommunity
"I would like to open this up for discussion as well as we are currently looking at replacing our Convio system for Alumni. If anyone has experience implementing and has used the system can you comment? What product level did you end up using? How…"
Feb 28, 2012
Rick Sweeney replied to Missy's discussion wordpress as a cms
"Wordpress 3.0 Beta is out. Looks like a possible May release... http://wordpress.org/development/2010/04/wordpress-3-0-beta-1/ Rick"
Apr 6, 2010
Rick Sweeney replied to Missy's discussion wordpress as a cms
"Thanks for that. Let me give it look... Rick"
Mar 30, 2010
Rick Sweeney replied to Missy's discussion wordpress as a cms
"Missy, I use Wordpress for our college news site and it has worked out well for what I wanted it to do. Easy RSS feed integration along with Feedburner e-mail subscription options, thousand of free widgets\plug-ins and so forth. The CMS works…"
Mar 30, 2010
Michael Fienen replied to Rick Sweeney's discussion Registering your college president's domain
"Personally, I'm not entirely sure there's a story to this. For one, I think it's up to an individual to control and maintain their personal brand (of course, a president could just pass that off to the web guys to do for him, but that…"
Mar 19, 2010
Mike Murray replied to Rick Sweeney's discussion Registering your college president's domain
"This is a pretty good idea, IMO, especially for something so cheap as a domain name. Arguably, the president should be registering his own domain name and protecting his online identity himself... but so often in the highest academic circles, that…"
Mar 18, 2010
Ben Lobaugh replied to Rick Sweeney's discussion Registering your college president's domain
"It's not a terrible idea. Registering the domain will stop one possible malicious route. I feel like disgruntled people will always find a way to trick people into believing whatever they want though."
Mar 17, 2010
Ben Lobaugh replied to Rick Sweeney's discussion Working remotely
"The security issue is that your machine on campus has access to the full array of campus network services. When it connects up to a VPN outside the campus network the VPN and possibly and entire network on the other end also have access to your…"
Mar 17, 2010

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Belmont Abbey College
Website:
http://www.belmontabbeycollege.edu
List three areas of expertise or specialization.
CSS-Front-End Design Coding, VIdeo, After Effects
What CMS are you using?
Contribute CS3
What department or office are you in?
Marketing
Primary Job Responsibility
Web design and develepmont
Number of students at your institution
1200

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