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One Carolina student worker’s path to her dream IT job

December 2, 2014

Anne McCarthy recently landed her dream job as “happiness engineer” at San Francisco manager Automattic Inc. after graduating from UNC-Chapel Hill in May with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She finished school in just three years despite also working … Continued

Behind the scenes: Creating Carolina’s mobile app

November 24, 2014

Matt Leming, a senior majoring in computer science, is part of a team that created the University’s CarolinaGO mobile app, which officially launched October 28. Originally an initiative pushed by the student body president, the mobile app project was … Continued

ITS Web Services chief: Working with students invigorates

November 21, 2014

Collaborating with students is one of the best parts of the job for Billy Hylton, ITS Web Services manager. “We’ve worked a lot with students,” he said. “I have student employees and I’ve also worked with several students on projects. … Continued

Jackson Cox: Turning a student job into an IT career

November 7, 2014

Working for Walk-in Services within the ITS Response Center can be stressful, for sure. Students, faculty and retired professors come in with all sorts of technology problems. Sometimes clients fear they’ve lost everything on their computer only to find that … Continued

More than a job: Kaity Yu makes her career at ITS

November 5, 2014

Years ago as a UNC-Chapel Hill student, Kaity Yu arrived at the ITS Response Center walk-in support needing her computer fixed when she saw that the center was hiring student workers. A psychology major, she needed a job to help … Continued

What to expect in November

November 3, 2014

This month we’re highlighting students past and present on ITS News. This week, you’ll find articles featuring User Support & Engagement’s Kaity Yu and Jackson Cox (pictured above) – two former student workers who returned full-time after graduation. Also in … Continued

People are at the heart of ConnectCarolina

September 30, 2014

It’s only natural that when we think of the ConnectCarolina project as the October 1 go-live nears that we focus on the software, the technology and the capabilities. After all, it is an integrated management system built on Oracle’s PeopleSoft … Continued

ITS welcomes Susan Kellogg

July 24, 2014

Earlier this year we welcome Susan Kellogg as our new Deputy Chief Information Officer.

NYTimes Columnist Tom Friedman shines light on Gig.U

January 4, 2012

In his post-Iowa caucus roundup, New York Times columnist Tom Friedman asks what candidates would be talking about if the campaign were about moving America forward. One topic, he writes, would surely be how to help the United States navigate … Continued