Accessible Documents Workshop – From Word to PDF

Isabella, a black cocker spaniel

 Why we’re here Equal access is a right, under the law and that extends to electronic documents. Purdue Calumet website Documents, which we make available online [Opens in New Window] provide for us, a convenient method of communicating information to our visitors. But unless we make sure that those documents are accessible, we are essentially telling… read more… Accessible Documents Workshop – From Word to PDF

Partner of the Week: Graduate Studies in Technology

School of Technology Graduate Studies Home Page

Not every Web Accessibility Partner includes a site that’s reached a high level of compliance. Sometimes it’s a “Can Do!” spirit and an enthusiasm shown by the site’s owners and editors that makes them stand out. And that’s the case this week. We’re recognizing Kishan Saha, a graduate assistant for the School of Technology Graduate… read more… Partner of the Week: Graduate Studies in Technology

Partner of the Week: Anthony Marszalek and Tim Hurtt

For the week of January 18th, we have chosen our two temporary workers, Anthony Marszalek and Tim Hurtt as our Web Accessibility Partners. Anthony is a 2010 graduate of Purdue University Calumet and Tim graduated in May of 2012. Both have been working on the Web Accessibility Initiative since April of 2012, and together, they… read more… Partner of the Week: Anthony Marszalek and Tim Hurtt

Partner of the Week: Administrative and Professional Staff Advisory Committee (APSAC)

Screenshot of the Administrative and Professional Staff Advisory Committee Web site

The January 11th Web Accessibility Partner of the Week honor goes to the Administrative and Professional Staff Advisory Committee (APSAC)! Documents Pose a Challenge The Web site for APSAC isn’t all that large, but it does pose a serious challenge to accessibility: the site has archives of dozens of downloadable documents, most of them in… read more… Partner of the Week: Administrative and Professional Staff Advisory Committee (APSAC)

Partner of the Week and of the Month: Office of Institutional Research and Assessment and Dell Dumas

Screenshot of the OIRA Data Snapshot Web Page for August 2012

We’re doing a two for one for the final week of December. We are recognizing the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment, under the direction of Gillian Leonard, as our Partner of the Week for December 28th, and an important part of that office, Secretary Dell Dumas, as our Partner of the Month for December.… read more… Partner of the Week and of the Month: Office of Institutional Research and Assessment and Dell Dumas

Partner of the Week: John Talaga

Our Web Accessibility Partner of the Week is John Talaga, Enterprise Systems Server Administrator! John is a member of the hard working team responsible for keeping the servers on which our Web sites and applications are hosted, humming. Accessibility from the Start John was assigned a project recently, to activate an online application for a… read more… Partner of the Week: John Talaga

Partner of the Week: Staci Trekles

Screenshot of the School of Education Web Page

Congratulations to our Web Accessibility Partner of the Week, Staci Trekles, Clinical Associate Professor, Instructional Technology of the School of Education! Building on a Strong Foundation Staci is Web master with primary responsibility for the School of Education site. She had already built some accessibility features into the pages, and has been focused on bringing… read more… Partner of the Week: Staci Trekles

Partner of the Week: Office of Academic Affairs

Screen shot of the home page of the Academic Affairs Web site

Our Web Accessibility Partners of the Week are the content editors for the Office of Academic Affairs Web site.  Under the direction of Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Dr. Ralph Rogers, Administrative Assistant Deborah McGlashan, and Content Editors Rebecca DeYoung and Cindy Huntoon are responsible, directly, for two sites: Academic Affairs and New Faculty Orientation.… read more… Partner of the Week: Office of Academic Affairs