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Career builder: the path from philosophy to IT data governance

November 23, 2022

Alexandra Corbett, a part-time data governance analyst at ITS, didn’t enter information technology the way you might expect. When she started, she was an undergraduate student studying philosophy and psychology. “Funny enough, I came into the job through the philosophy … Continued

How ITS prepared Hasan Asadi for a career in cyber

October 3, 2022

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. All month long, ITS News will highlight this year’s theme: See yourself in cyber. In this article, seeing yourself in cyber means seeing the possibilities for careers in cybersecurity. To learn more about other ways … Continued

John McGee named Research Computing AVC

June 20, 2022

John McGee has been appointed as Assistant Vice Chancellor for ITS Research Computing after serving as interim Director of the UNC-Chapel Hill group since March 2019.  Research Computing presents institutionally scoped research cyberinfrastructure to faculty, post-docs, staff, students and research … Continued

Project managers join ITS Project Portfolio & Change Management

June 13, 2022

ITS Project Portfolio & Change Management’s leader has added two project managers. Today, Brenda Carpen, Director of Project Portfolio & Change Management, brings on board two new hires. They are Alison Campbell, previously Customer Solutions Lead in ITS’ Customer Experience … Continued

Research Computing’s Mike Waldron to retire this month

June 10, 2022

Mike Waldron will retire June 30 after 14 years with ITS Research Computing group at UNC-Chapel Hill. Waldron started at Research Computing when it was a part of the Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) organization, just before Research Computing moved to … Continued

Meet the Information Security Liaison: Keith Gerarden

June 9, 2022

This is one in an occasional series of profiles of Carolina’s IT professionals who serve as liaisons in the Information Security Liaison (ISL) program, led by the Information Security Office within ITS.  Keith Gerarden Position: Interim Director of Client Services … Continued

Dave Scott starts work today as MDS manager

May 31, 2022

Dave Scott steps into the role of ITS Managed Desktop Services (MDS) manager today, May 31, after nearly 22 years with the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools. Scott replaces Anne Vail, who served as MDS manager from 2016 to 2021. Experience … 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

Meet the Information Security Liaison: Mark Ingram

May 12, 2022

This is the third in an occasional series of profiles of Carolina’s IT professionals who serve as liaisons in the Information Security Liaison (ISL) program, led by the Information Security Office within ITS.  Mark Ingram Position: Infrastructure and Technical Support … Continued