Category: IT Department News

City of Champaign Provides Grants to Help Bridge the Digital Divide

The City of Champaign is pleased to announce the award of more than $16,000 in grants to help six non-profit agencies bridge the digital divide in Champaign. The grants will be used to improve several public computing centers and to provide public education and training opportunities for Champaign’s underserved.  Jeff Hamilton, Telecommunications/AV Technician for the…
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Champaign Connection – Episode 33

The 33rd episode of Champaign Connection airs thru February 2013.  Kyle Schneider (Operations Supervisor) explains the dedication and long hours that Public Works crews put in every year to keep our city streets clear of ice and snow. See what makes the job so challenging, and what local residents and motorists can do to make…
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Digital Divide Resource Fair a Success

On October 22nd, the Information Technologies Department (ITD) hosted a Digital Divide Resource and Information Fair at the Douglass Branch Library. Approximately 50 residents attended to learn about public computing centers, affordable Internet services, free computers, and other services available to help improve the digital literacy of Champaign’s underserved residents. The resource fair was free…
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Digital Divide Resource Fair

On Monday, October 22 from 4-7 PM, the Information Technologies Department will host a Resource and Information fair at the Douglass Branch Library, 504 E Grove St., Champaign. The Resource Fair is an opportunity for the public to learn about various public computing centers and digital media literacy programs available to Champaign’s underserved. Local non-profits…
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Champaign Connection – Episode 32

  The 32nd episode of “Champaign Connection” debuted September 1st and will run on CGTV thru the end of October. Jonathan Westfield (School Resource Officer) and Dave Tomlinson (Fire Engineer) share back-to-school safety tips for parents, children, and motorists. Learn important information about school zones, stranger-danger, and fire and accident prevention. David Oliver (Code Compliance…
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Questica TeamBudget Operating Conversion Completed

Information Technologies and Finance staff, working with Questica technical support, completed the conversion and update of the budgeting software. TeamBudget Capital and TeamBudget Operating modules are now a single integrated software platform, allowing clients to work in one application. Data is now easier to access and share. The system now supports unlimited forecast years. Search…
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