Category: IT Department News

Champaign Connection – Episode 31

    The 31st episode of “Champaign Connection” airs on CGTV thru the end of August. Sgt. Nate Rath (Police Department) and Pastor Willie Comer (Berean Covenant Church) discuss how the community must come together to stop the escalation of gun violence in Champaign. Hear their valuable advice for both gun owners and parents –…
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Find it Fridays

As of July, the Information Technology Department has started a new weekly feature on the City of Champaign Facebook page called ‘Find it Fridays’ to encourage citizen engagement. For ‘Find it Friday’, a picture is posted in the morning of some feature within the City of Champaign that is taken in a close-up or abstracted…
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CGTV Online Now Viewable on iPad/iPod

For the last several months, Information Technologies Department staff has worked with the City’s online video hosting service (TelVue) to make City videos available for on-demand viewing on Apple iOS devices (iPads and iPods). All City-produced videos and all 2012 City meetings are now viewable on iOS devices. The live stream is not yet fully…
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Champaign Connection – Episode 30

The 30th episode of “Champaign Connection” runs on CGTV thru the end of June. • Anthony Cobb (Chief of Police) introduces himself to the community and provides viewers a look at the man behind the badge. Learn about his management philosophy and goals for strengthening the bond between the Champaign Police Department and the community….
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Champaign Connection – Episode 29

The 29th episode of “Champaign Connection” runs on CGTV thru the end of April. Jonathan Westfield (School Resource Officer) and Orlando Thomas (Director of Achievement and Pupil Services, Unit 4 Schools) discuss the devastating effect bullying has on our youth. Find out how Champaign Police and Unit 4 Schools have partnered together to combat bullying…
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City Video Earns National Award

The Information Technologies Department (ITD) is pleased to announce that the staff-produced program “Champaign Fire Department: Ready to Serve” received an Honorable Mention award in the 2010 Government Programming Awards (GPA) competition. The GPA is a national competition hosted by the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA). The honor was received in the…
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Champaign Connection – Episode 21

The latest episode of “Champaign Connection” is scheduled to play during the month of October. Deputy Chief Holly Nearing reviews the Police Complaint and Complement process. Viewers will learn the multiple ways to share opinions about their interactions with police, and more about how the investigative process works. Dena Schumacher (Fire Education Specialist) and Rene…
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