Outreach, Communications and Consulting

Outreach, Communications and Consulting (OCC) coordinates a wide range of activities and provides training, consulting, project management, video production, and information services to enhance the use of technologies at NC State. This unit, headed by Kim Vassiliadis, 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 and associate director: Sarah Noell

Services provided by this team include:

  • conducting faculty and staff training workshops, lunch and learn opportunities, 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 and info fairs
    • New Employee Orientation IT classes
    • special OIT events
  • managing the Google Service Team and Google Workspace service

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

Information and News Services

Team leader: Rhonda Greene

Services provided by this team include:

  • publishing e-newsletters
  • developing 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 and News Services for more information about the services this team provides.

Portfolio, Project and Process Services

Team leader: Lavanya Sridharan

Services provided by this team include:

  • Create and maintain standardized project management processes
  • Provide tools to facilitate the detailed planning/tracking of all complex and significant projects
  • Evaluate and develop a comprehensive¬†Organizational Resilience Program
  • Address the needs of the university in terms of people, process, and technology
  • Provides the framework for the IT Business Continuity Plan
  • Visit Portfolio, Project and Process Services for more information about the services this team provides.

WolfBytes Video Services

Team leader: BJ Attarian

Services provided by this team include:

  • offering video and other media production services for OIT and campus clients
  • providing media services, including program scheduling and public service announcements for WolfBytes Radio and TV
  • developing original programming content and integrating other Wolfpack Athletics, club sports, and intramurals content to create PackTV, your source for NC State sports
  • offering support for the cable TV (WolfTV) service provided in University Housing and Greek Village

Visit WolfBytes Video Services for more information about the services this team provides.

University IT Accessibility Services

Team leader: Rebecca Sitton

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