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Code Like a Girl: OCIT teaches coding to girls in Newton County Schools

Members of the Oxford College Information Technology (OCIT) staff participated in Code Like a Girl Day on December 5, 2018. Newton County Schools hosted Code Like a Girl Day across its schools to enable more women to learn about technology and the impact coding has on everyday life. The event took place in Covington, GA, during […]

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Oxford IT announces network fiber cut simulation test for next week

Map of Oxford, GA

Can you imagine a day without internet! That’s exactly what happened to Oxford College during Commencement 2017 day. Our one and only network connection to the world was cut somewhere in Porterdale, GA. No one was prepared for such an event – parents, students, faculty, staff all felt disconnected from the world. Although the Oxford […]

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Oxford network redesign a victory for cross-campus collaboration

As is often the case with great advancements, a disaster compels change. Right before the 2017 Oxford College Commencement, the fiber that connected the Oxford computer network with the Atlanta network was accidentally cut. At a crucial time of the academic year, the Oxford network went dark. Network access was quickly restored yet the larger […]

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Ferdousi celebrated for 30 years of service to Emory

At the recently held Oxford College of Emory University 2018 Staff Awards Picnic, Oxford Dean Douglas Hicks gave special recognition to Mahbuba Ferdousi for her 30 years of service to both the Oxford and Atlanta campuses of Emory. Ferdousi is the Associate Dean and Chief Information Officer of Oxford College Information Technology (OCIT). She began at […]

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