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Digital Accessibility Office hires new consultants

June 12, 2023

The Digital Accessibility Office has added three new consultants who have a wealth of experience advancing accessibility. Lane Fields, Sherose Badruddin and Craig Hayward joined the team last month. They will aid the DAO’s efforts to serve as a resource … Read more

Chelsea Porter appointed new head of DAO

February 20, 2023

Chelsea Porter has been named head of the Digital Accessibility Office (DAO), effective today, February 20. Porter first joined the DAO as a digital accessibility consultant in early 2020 and has served as Interim Head of the Digital Accessibility Office … Read more

Digital Accessibility in Course Design available on-demand

December 6, 2022

The Digital Accessibility Office (DAO) has added to its roster of self-paced training. The on-demand version of Digital Accessibility in Course Design complements the Digital Accessibility Awareness introductory course, introduced as a self-paced course in March. Aimed at instructors who … Read more

EDUCAUSE conference showcases “world-class” program

November 11, 2022

The 2022 EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, held in Denver in late October, featured two presentations by ITS staff members, Kate Hash, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Customer Experience & Engagement, and Chelsea Porter, interim Head of Digital Accessibility. EDUCASE is “the largest … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more