ITS 2014 Project List

PROJECT SPONSOR ESTIMATED COMPLETION BENEFIT TO CAMPUS
Sophos antivirus implementation Information Technology Services January 2014 Provides more robust antivirus protection for campus computers than previous solution (Microsoft Forefront)
Health Career Programs (HCP) online application system HCP January 2014 Allows applicants to apply online to UTHSC's Summer Science Institute, Summer Research Scholars, and TN Institutes for Pre-Professionals programs; facilitates reporting needed for HCP tracking and funding (NOTE: 4 programs have been completed, 1 is remaining.)
Physician Assistant program classroom/teaching lab renovation (final room) College of Health Professions February 2014 Updates and enhances room's teaching and communication tools
e2Campus/UTHSC Alert automatic user subscription and rebranding Campus Police February 2014 Ensures that all current UTHSC members receive emergency alerts sent by Campus Police via their UTHSC email addresses; simplifies the process of subscribing additional email addresses and phone/pager numbers for both UTHSC members and non-members; rebrands the system with a more UTHSC-centric name and logo
iStart (Sunapsis international population management system): Phase I Office of International Affairs February 2014 Increases productivity and management functionality for UTHSC Office of International Affairs staff
ME mobile application: Phase 2 Academic, Faculty, and Student Affairs/Information Technology Services February 2014 Makes interactive campus map accessible via ME
Interactive campus map Information Technology Services February 2014 Provides users with easy online access to information about campus buildings, parking lots/garages, and student computer labs/printing stations
Web content management system Information Technology Services March 2014 Speeds publishing of content by allowing users to add and edit their own content on their web pages (NOTE: ITS Web Services will continue to create and maintain page designs/templates and monitor pages for appropriate formatting.)
Point and Click electronic health record system: Addition of Student Academic Support Services (SASS) SASS March  2014 Provides secure electronic storage and role-based access to students' SASS records; facilitates secure collaboration between SASS and University Health Services (if required and authorized); and enables students to make and modify SASS appointments and securely communicate with counselors online (to be implemented in near future)
Campuswide phase-out of Windows XP operating system Information Technology Services June 2014 Increases computer and network security by ensuring that university-owned  Windows computers are on a current, secure, and supported operating system
Office 365: Phase I Information Technology Services July 2014 Provides Microsoft Office ProPlus to students at no cost to them
Installation of technology at teaching space in Nashville, TN College of Pharmacy July 2014 Prepares the space for classes to start in that location in Fall 2014
Email encryption Information Technology Services Discontinued July 2014 Rollout was discontinued because proposed encryption solution would not work with all email sent from a UTHSC account.
TutorTrac tutoring management system Student Academic Support Services August 2014 Streamlines tutoring administration (ex., usage tracking, payroll and other reports, etc.) and provides online session registration
Baptist student food services Finance and Operations August 2014 Facilitates the extension of UTHSC's food services to students of Baptist College of Health Sciences
Annual planned income (API) application College of Medicine October 2014 Increases the real-time accuracy of the API data and reduces by more than 99% the manual effort needed to maintain and update it
2014 Fall Technology Fair Information Technology Services November 4, 2014 Provides the campus with the opportunity to learn more about ITS projects and new technologies
Technology for University Health Services (UHS) expansion Office of Executive Vice Chancellor November 2014 Facilitates expansion of UHS mission and scope

Network access control agent (NAC) replacement Information Technology Services November  2014 Simplifies access to the UTHSC wireless network while retaining the same high level of user access and security by replacing the current NAC with the more robust and flexible Identity Services Engine (ISE) tool
IP address management system Information Technology Services December 10, 2014 Eliminates the need to register computing devices the first time a user connects them to the UTHSC network; reduces network connectivity issues
CoursEval retirement Information Technology Services Dec. 19, 2014 Decommissions the CoursEval server and application, which has been replaced by the functionality of Qualtrics
IT Security training Information Technology Services and Office of Compliance Dec. 31, 2014 Educates UTHSC faculty, staff, and students on HIPAA, FERPA, and other regulatory requirements; satisfies government training mandate
one45 curriculum-mapping software Information Technology Services December 2014 Provides customized setup and training as well as ongoing support for each college that chooses to use one45

Contact Us

The PMO Team

Vikki M. Massey, PMP
Director
ITS PMO
vmercer@uthsc.edu
(901) 448-8040

Megan Davis
Project Coordinator
Educational Technology
mdavi120@uthsc.edu
(901) 448-2895

Judy Johnson
Administrative Support
ITS PMO
jjohns62@uthsc.edu
(901) 448-7887