Academic Technology Services

Nick Schiavo on Zoom with a creative background

Nicholas Schiavo Oct 26, 2020 12:29 pm

Surviving and Thriving on Zoom

During these uncertain times, there is only one thing we can count on: Zoom class. It has quickly become the center of our academic lives and sometimes our social ones, too. It is the way we learn and the way we interact with our fellow classmates and teachers. And while I am grateful we all can...

Jul 10, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Belloff and Rodgers Discuss Esports Plans in SPIN Podcast

Tim Belloff, director of Academic Technology and Esports, and Bill Rodgers ’18, assistant director of Esports, discussed the University’s Esports program on the competitive gaming podcast Stay Plugged IN (SPIN). Belloff and Rodgers discussed how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the inaugural varsity...

Apr 26, 2019 Jen Retter

Faculty, Staff Present at Next-gen Network and Technology Conference

Interim Chief Information Officer Leslie Margolis, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics Dr. Vitaly Ford, Director of Infrastructure John Zottola, and Senior Network Engineer Matt Flint attended the 2019 KINBERCON Conference on April 2-3 in Philadelphia, Pa. In fall 2018,...

KnightCard 2.0

When you return to campus, you will be issued a new KnightCard with updated features.
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 10:30

Updated features include: 

  • Building access
  • Swiping for meal plans
  • NEW! Order food at kiosks in the Chat

The KnightCard includes contactless-proximity technology that will enable Arcadia to provide additional services in the future. Coming soon, KnightCards will: 

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Virtual Reality Lab

Explore VR applications, games, and experiences.
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 12:00

Academic Technology Services is excited to announce Arcadia University's Virtual Reality Lab, located in the basement of Landman Library. Experience the HTC Vive and the Oculus Rift with a variety of VR applications, games, and experiences. Play virtual Pictionary with a group of friends (as featured on... Read More

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Jan 8, 2018 Jen Retter

Belloff, Pellegrini Present on Virtual Reality Technologies at EDUCAUSE Conference

Timothy Belloff, director of Academic Technology Services, and Matthew Pellegrini, instructional technology specialist, presented “Making Virtual Reality a Reality: Applications of Augmented/Virtual Reality” at the annual EDUCAUSE Conference in Philadelphia, Pa., in November. Nearly 200 audience...

Sep 13, 2017 Jen Retter

Dr. Campbell, Belloff Present on Educational Technology at International Conference

Dr. Bruce Campbell, associate professor of Education, and Tim Belloff, director of Academic Technology Services and a doctoral student in Arcadia’s Educational Leadership (Ed.D) program, presented “Technology and the Achievement Gap: An Educator’s Leadership Plan for Action with Training” at the...

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May 19, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Canvas to Replace Blackboard in Spring 2017

After careful consideration and detailed discussions, the Academic Technology Services (ATS) Advisory Committee recommended Canvas by Instructure to replace Blackboard as Arcadia University's Learning Management System (LMS). The contract was officially signed by the University on April 28, 2016...

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Jun 16, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Teach Through Technology with Summer 2015 Workshop Series

The Academic Technology Services (ATS) department will present more than 10 workshops on topics such as BlackBoard updates, MondoPad use, and Google apps in the classroom. The workshop schedule can be found on the ATS website. Most workshops will be carried out in the Instructional...