The Download - October 2020

October 06, 2020

The Download


#JoinTheTeam with Microsoft Teams. Teams is the University of Kentucky's tool for chat, virtual meetings, calls, and collaboration. On October 14, 2020, ITS will be hosting a Microsoft Teams Open Lab event where students, faculty, and staff can learn more about Teams and ask questions. RSVP to the event, watch the recording of our September meeting, or explore more Teams resources at

October is #NationalCybersecurityAwarenessMonth! ITS will be posting daily tips on our social media pages with #CyberSafeCats and offering virtual sessions about cybersecurity all month long!

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Important Dates

Technology News:

  • Office 365 is now Microsoft 365. Visit the same great Microsoft products at
  • Installing Reliable Wi-Fi in the Face of COVID-19 Challenges (Read full article)
  • Gen.G Foundation Launches $1M Commitment For Students in Esports, With a Scholarship Reserved for UK Student (Read full article)
  • New AV Technology Brings Instruction From the Classroom to the Computer (Read full article)

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  • Need tech assistance? Talk to ITS Customer Services via chat or make a reservation for in-person help. See Where can I get tech help? for more.


Faculty & Staff:


ITS employees are committed to keeping the UK community and their family members safe while supporting your technology needs. 

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