WordPress introduces a new default theme every year, and this year it’s called … twenty fourteen. It’s a very clean and dramatic looking magazine-style theme with lots of possibilities. As usual, out-of-the-box it’s fairly plain; but we’ve created a version of it with some extra goodies…. Cross posted from here.
First implemented for recruitment, the Checkin system is designed to track admission to events of all kinds.
This project for student housing allowed them to replace piles of paper forms, PDFs and Excel spreadsheets with a series of easy web forms that gathered all the applicants, applications, references, interviews and screenings for Resident Assistants and Tutors-in-Residence in one place.
The Pirate Patch project was created in response to a need by the Freshman Studies group to create an involvement device for the incoming Freshman class. Studies have shown that there are certain non-academic indicators for academic success in the first year of college, things like belonging to clubs, being part of activities, attending events…. Continue Reading »
Answering a long-standing need by the Marketing and PR department, we used Gallery2 to import and display their image library. There are over 1,600 (at last count) images in place, and more are being added all the time. A smaller public gallery is available to members of the news media. The SHU community can log… Continue Reading »
The old site for the IME was looking a little bit dated, as well as somewhat juvenile. Plus, it was very hard to manage, with a steep learning curve for the G.A. — a new student every year. By putting it into WordPress and giving it a sleek and professional new design, the Institute’s news… Continue Reading »
This custom PHP/MySQL application for the English department lets faculty members upload a set of writing samples for students in their classes, to be then evaluated anonymously by other faculty. Beginning with a data set that includes all the faculty, all the classes, and all the registered students for those classes, when a faculty member… Continue Reading »
Previously hosted at academic.shu.edu/glaspell, the site for the society dedicated to research on this early 20th Century feminist author and playwrite needed a makeover. Built on the Expressions Web platform, it had become a tangled nest of code that was very, very difficult for the webmaster to manage. The resistance level was high enough, in… Continue Reading »
The NGO Survey is based on extensive data compiled by Roseanne Mirabella on academic programs for non-governmental associations worldwide. Written in PHP, and using a MySQL database, it offers multiple tabbed views of the data arranged alphabetically, by country or region. It’s also searchable, using a custom Google search installation. Each institution is further broken… Continue Reading »
TLTC’s WordPress installation hosts nearly five hundred blogs.