About Outreach, Communications and Consulting

Outreach, Communications and Consulting (OCC) coordinates a wide range of activities and provides training, consulting, media production and information services to enhance the use of technologies at NC State. This unit, headed by Stan North Martin, acts as a liaison to foster engagement and open communications between OIT and the NC State community it serves.

 

Design, Education and Outreach

Team leader: Sarah Noell

Services provided by this team include:

  • designing and developing campus websites
  • conducting faculty and staff training workshops, lunch and learn opportunities, SkillSoft online training for OIT staff, and custom training by request
  • creating brochures, flyers, graphics, presentations, and online training tools
  • producing publications for new and transfer students and their parents
  • participating in or coordinating a variety of activities:
    • New Student Orientation Info Fairs
    • New Employee Orientation IT classes
    • special OIT events

Visit Design Services and OIT Technology Workshops and Training for more information about the services this team provides.

Information and News Services

Team leader: Rhonda Greene

Services provided by this team include:

  • publishing online newsletters
  • developing and organizing OIT website content
  • planning and coordinating communications
  • marketing events and new services
  • developing and editing content for other OIT groups
  • gathering information for surveys, planning documents and organizational accountability

Visit Information & News Services for more information about the services this team provides.

Media and Student Services

Team leader: BJ Attarian

Services provided by this team include:

  • providing cable TV and telephone services for students living on campus and in Greek Village
  • offering walk-in and phone support for student cable TV and telephone services
  • producing the OIT residential student calendars
  • providing media services, including program scheduling and public service announcements for WolfBytes Radio and TV
  • offering media production services for OIT and campus clients
  • working with faculty and staff to research and use new technologies to enhance teaching and learning

Visit Media and Student Services for more information about the services this team provides.

Outreach Technology

Team leader: Everette Allen

Services provided by this team include:

  • creating feature-rich Internet applications to solve complex problems for customers, both internal and external to OIT
  • helping customers analyze their work processes
  • providing customers with solutions that can fit seamlessly into their workflow

Visit Outreach Technology for more information about the services this team provides.

University IT Accessibility Services

Team leader: Greg Kraus

Services provided by this team include:

  • ensuring continued compliance with ADA and section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
  • consulting about and advocating for the universal/accessible design of campus IT services and purchases
  • evaluating and testing online resources and software for potential integration into the campus IT environment
  • educating campus about universal/accessible design principles and best practices
  • acting as a liaison with vendors
  • participating in national accessibility partnerships

Visit NC State University IT Accessibility for more information about the services this team provides.