Partner of the Month: Bienjen Kortmann

Screen shot of Information Services Web site home page

Our Web Accessibility Partner for the Month of November is Information Services Web Communications Coordinator Bienjen Kortmann. Bienjen is responsible for the Library and the Information Services Web sites, two very large sites with many complicated components. She also works to help develop other Web applications and projects. Putting the Policy into Practice Bienjen has… read more… Partner of the Month: Bienjen Kortmann

Partner of the Week: Department of Biological Sciences

Screenshot of the home page for the Department of Biology Web site

Congratulations to the Department of Biological Sciences of the School of Engineering Math and Sciences!  Interim Department Head Dr. W.T. Evert Ting and her staff met with us to talk about how to make their Web site more accessible, updating their content and downloadable documents. They are making sure that new content meets the Web… read more… Partner of the Week: Department of Biological Sciences

Partner of the Week: Office of Financial Aid & Student Accounts

Screen shot of Financial Aid Home Page

The Office of Financial Aid & Student Accounts is our Web Accessibility Partner of the Week and has long deserved the recognition. The challenges faced by the content editors for this site include finding a way to make a huge amount of information available to students and their parents on the Web. Visitors to the… read more… Partner of the Week: Office of Financial Aid & Student Accounts

Partner of the Week: Nicole Voiklis

Screen shot of the Graduate School Home Page

Congratulations to Nicole Voiklis of the Graduate School, our Web Accessibility Partner of the Week for November 16th! Focus on Web Accessibility The Graduate School has a clear vision of what it wants to do with its Web site.  Director of Graduate Studies, Joy Colwell and her staff have a clear understanding of their audience… read more… Partner of the Week: Nicole Voiklis

Partner of the Week: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Electrical and Computer Engineering Home Page screen shot

Recognition for this Week’s Web Accessibility Partner is long overdue. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science faced a serious challenge. Department Head, Dr. Nasser Houshangi and his staff moved the entire site to our content management system. That means that EVERYTHING needed to meet our compliance guidelines… read more… Partner of the Week: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Partner of the Week: Student Activities

Student Activities Web page after changes

Student Activities is our Web Accessibility Partner of the Week, providing us with some clear evidence that what we are doing makes an immediate impact. Special Projects Administrator Leticia Toma, Operations Assistant Carol Wolfe and graduate assistant Na-Jee Harris were shown the issues that cropped up in their Compliance Sheriff scan, and they responded immediately,… read more… Partner of the Week: Student Activities

Partner of the Week: Housing & Residential Education

Resident Handbook 2012-2013 cover

Compliance Sheriff Response Congratulations to Housing & Residential Education as our Web Accessibility Partner of the Week for October  26th. University Village Housing is being recognized for the way in which staff members responded following a meeting introducing them to Compliance Sheriff Accessibility evaluation tool. We met with Director Scott Iverson and Assistant Director Abbas… read more… Partner of the Week: Housing & Residential Education

Partner of the Week: Office of Student Affairs

Still image from video of Chancellor Keon's speech at the Student Convocation

Videos Present a Special Challenge The Office of Student Affairs is our honoree this week, for the way it handled the videos produced from the August 23rd Student Convocation.  Videos are an attractive feature on any Web site, but without captions and transcripts, any information they contain is unavailable to those who can’t hear and… read more… Partner of the Week: Office of Student Affairs

Partner of the Week: Purdue Water Institute

This week, we are recognizing the Purdue Water Institute as our Web Accessibility Partner for the way it handled an all too common dilemma – posting a PDF file to the Web! The Purdue Water Institute’s Director Dr. George Nnanna and his staff worked with Creative Services to develop a PDF version of the directory… read more… Partner of the Week: Purdue Water Institute