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A student’s perspective on digital accessibility training

July 21, 2022

Lila Davidson has been a student worker for ITS Communications since March 2022. In this first-person piece, she discusses experiencing her first digital accessibility training with the Digital Accessibility Office, a unit housed within ITS. But first, a little more … Continued

Accessibility conference draws more than 300

June 30, 2022

June 16 marked another successful digital accessibility conference co-organized by the Digital Accessibility Office (DAO), a unit of ITS.   The NC Higher Ed Accessibility Collaborative, a group of accessibility advocates from UNC system schools, organized the free conference for a … Continued

Improve your Zoom with new features

June 21, 2022

1. Have fun  We use Zoom for more than just meetings — holiday parties, birthdays, happy hours and team building sessions give us opportunities to have fun with our colleagues. In the early days, virtual backgrounds were the only way … Continued

Kim Vassiliadis gains new title, outlines priorities

May 13, 2022

Kim Vassiliadis, who has worked for ITS for seven years, has gained a new title: Director, Digital Experience & Communications. Effective as of April, Vassiliadis’ new title reflects the new responsibilities she gained with the ITS reorganization in July 2021 … Continued

Digital Accessibility Office debuts self-paced training

March 23, 2022

The Digital Accessibility Office (DAO) now has an online self-paced version of its popular Digital Accessibility Awareness training. The goal of this introductory training is to teach the campus community about digital accessibility and how campus members can apply it … Continued

Siteimprove showcases Carolina’s digital accessibility efforts

October 4, 2021

The Digital Accessibility Office’s efforts to create an inclusive digital experience for everyone at UNC-Chapel Hill are chronicled on the website of a global tech company. In September, Siteimprove, a Danish company that provides digital marketing optimization technology, published a … Continued

Digital accessibility conference draws 300

June 18, 2021

A June 10 virtual conference that the Digital Accessibility Office co-organized drew more than 300 attendees from across the country and internationally. The inaugural Getting Started with Digital Accessibility Conference was deemed a success based on attendance, event offerings, and … Continued

ITS finishes moving WordPress to the cloud

June 1, 2021

The University has a more accessible, robust and reliable WordPress platform now that ITS has finished a massive effort of cleaning up and moving the decade-old WordPress system to the cloud. This was no ordinary migration. It was not a … Continued