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Simmons TechNews

Each month, TechNews previews new technology and gives the entire Simmons community insight into the projects we’re working on to provide you with the best possible service and support.

Recent TechNews Articles

Preparing the Next Generation of Systems Analysts

When searching for a real-world scenario to use in a class project, sometimes the best option is just across campus. That was the case during the Spring 2015 semester for students in Professor Gerry Benoit’s Systems Analysis in Information Services course. Throughout the semester, students worked with members of the Technology department to conduct an […]

Turning Empty Ink Cartridges into Park Benches

Recently, Simmons Technology received an innovative donation from our printer vendor, Toshiba—a park bench that uses recycled and compressed ink cartridges instead of wood. The bench is the result of a partnership between Toshiba and a recycling program called Close the Loop. This initiative takes empty cartridges and other disposable parts and reuses the material to […]

Need to Set up a Web or Audio Conference? Try GoToMeeting!

Remember that GoToMeeting offers Simmons faculty and staff the ability to schedule, host, and attend meetings with up to 25 participants. If you’re using a Simmons computer, the software is already installed. You can also download and install GoToMeeting on a personal computer or mobile device. Get started by visiting and signing in with your Simmons email. If it’s your […]

Coming in August: More Campus News You Can Use

To coincide with the appointment of Debra Orr to the position of Associate Vice President of Administration, we’ll be unveiling a combined Technology and Administrative Services newsletter in August. The newsletter will serve as a unified source for technology and administration topics that will be of interest and use to our community. We will continue […]


Simmons Technology offers several options for training. Instructions for many of the most popular applications at Simmons are available in our How-to Articles. Below are direct links to a few Simmons sites focused on academic, collaboration and continuous learning.

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