Approved Proposals

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SPRING 2016

  • Motion and Media Lab Usage
  • 23" Monitors with DVI and VGA Ports
  • Experian Simmons Database - 1/2 Cost

FALL 2015

  • Android phone such as LG V10
  • Atomic Wall Clocks

SPRING 2015

  • Tuition for Harvard Course on how to use the Case Method Online
  • Experian Simmons Database Renewal
  • Microsoft Surface Pro 3 with all of the necessary attachments
  • Software License and accessories
  • 3 HP 14" Probook 645 G1, cases and incidental expenses

FALL 2014

  • iCandy digital display sign software
  • One year subscription to Go-animate Software (5 faculty/200 students
  • Multimedia Hub for professional photo service for students
  • Whiteboard Animation Video
  • FactSet Licensing ($2,000 per month)
  • 2 Samsung 55" Class LED TV
  • Avaya 2033 IP Conference Phone with extension mics

SPRING 2014

  • Purchase Experian Simmons Data for ReMap Program
  • Ordered and installed Ceiling Mounted Projector in LSBE 320
  • Ordered all equipment for digital signage for Advising and Academic Services for informational purposes
  • Purchased Epson Portable Projector
  • Ordered and installed monitor for Cyber Café
  • Ordered and installed the medial players for all new digital monitors
  • Purchased new large plaza television for the LSBE Boardroom
  • Purchased software for faculty – Online Simulation
  • Purchased Samsung HDTV
  • Replaced ticker software with iCandy software for digital display in atrium

FALL 2013

  • Purchase Software: Adobe Presenter and Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • Purchase Hardware, software and support for Financial Markets Program: NEC 46” LCD Video Wall with Ultra Narrow Bezel ‘ media player; logistics coordination and creative designs with web based training

SPRING 2013

  • Purchase Experian Simmons One View Web-based platform for ReMap Lab

FALL 2012

  • Purchase major mobile App Platforms: Google Nexus; Samsung Galaxy SIII; MS Windows Surface

SPRING 2012

  • Epson PL Projector
  • Purchase 30 HP laptops for students/faculty checkouts

FALL 2011

  • Telephones in LSBE Classrooms
  • Whiteboard in LSBE 212
  • Online Simulation

SPRING 2011

  • Purchased and installed 9 podium PC's for LSBE Classrooms
  • Continued the licensing for Go Venture Small Business Simulation Software for another academic year -2011-12
  • Ordered two Mac Book Pro's for faculty to utilize the different operating systems for students
  • Information Technology Professional Staff position to assist the Technology Program and LSBE students
  • Monies to be given to the MIS Club for assisting LSBE student with My It Lab Fall 2010

FALL 2010

  • QuickBooks Resource Manual for student use in LSBE Computer Lab 212
  • Renewed one year subscription from iParadigms "Turn-It-In" plagiarism for LSBE Faculty and students
  • Purchased 80 accounts for students for Stock Trak
  • HP Scanjet Scanner with a 3-year warranty for LSBE Student Affairs Office for student records
  • Purchase of atomic clocks for the LSBE hallways
  • Purchased six MacBook Pro laptops as a part of the LSBE Student Loaner laptop checkouts
  • Replacement of 15 desktops in LSBE Computer Lab 212
  • Purchase of 4 e-readers for faculty and students to use as one approach to reducing the overall costs of textbooks to student
  • Purchased 6 Zoom Q3HD video recorders with accessories for student/faculty use for groups

SPRING 2010

  • Purchased and installed 10 - 14” Sky Scan Analog Atomic Wall Clocks for LSBE Classrooms
  • Continued the licensing for Go Venture Small Business Simulation Software for another academic year -2010-11
  • Purchased a Smartboard 600i to transform LSBE 165 into State of the Art Smartroom and Video Conferencing Room
  • Replaced 26 Gateway Student Loaner Laptops with update HP laptops
  • Continuation of "Imaging Document Scanner and Student Help" be continued through the

2010-2011 ACADEMIC YEAR

  • Purchased as a Welcome Gift 450 Clickers Point Student Response Systems for incoming freshman

FALL 2009

  • Purchased one year subscription from iParadigms “Turn-It-In” plagiarism for LSBE Faculty and students
  • Continued with 80 student Stock-Trak accounts and 20 student passive Stock-Trak accounts
  • Continued the licensing for STATISTICA Data Miner for an additional year
  • Obtained 50 site licenses for QuickBooks Premier Accountants Edition for 2010 as an upgrade

SPRING 2009

  • Purchase of 2 Samsung Document Cameras to be located in LSBE 118 and LSBE 165
  • Purchased and installed Adobe Suite Software in LSBE 212 Computer Lab for student use
  • Purchased Imaging Document Scanner, Accessories and ongoing student employment for LSBE SA Office for digitizing of student records
  • Purchased 10 additional computer workstations for LSBE 212 Computer Lab to enhance student learning
  • Continued the licensing for Go Venture Small Business Simulation Software for another academic year – 2009-10
  • Purchased Four Dell Servers and one Mac Server to be implements in three phases for LSBE IT Plan
    • Phase I: One Dell Power Edge Server was implemented for FMIS 2201 IT with a virtualized controlled learning environment for creating web pages, wikis, blogs and other online capabilities
    • Phase II: Three Dell Power Edge Servers to be implemented in the FMIS 2201 IT Business Fall class providing service to 600-700 students with a virtualized controlled learning environment for creating web pages, wikis, blogs and other online capabilities
    • Phase III: One Mac Server to extend the resources available to FMIS 2201 students to capabilities beyond basic IT skills to more advanced creation of digital media over different platforms (Mac and Windows) in order to build database driven applications
  • Purchased 120 Aplia licenses for use by students in the Economics Department

FALL 2008-09 ACADEMIC YEAR

  • Purchase of LSBE Polo Shirts for Technology Student Staff.
  • Desktop purchase for Advising and Academic Services Office workroom.
  • Purchase backup server for LSBE in addition to ordering miscellaneous equipment as back up in case of equipment failure.
  • Purchase 4 additional Smart Technology Airliner Wireless Slates in correlation with the Fall of 2007-08 original purchase of wireless slates.
  • Fund computer workshops taught by the Center for Economic Development for 100 LSBE students to improve their skills in Microsoft Computer Applications.
  • Purchase of InFocus Projector and a portable projection screen for enhanced student learning in classrooms that are currently without this equipment.
  • Hire an LSBE student worker to help maintain, enlarge and redesign Vileta's website for LSBE student use.
  • Annual software subscription for Statistica Data Miner.
  • Purchase of Dreamweaver and Photoshop Elements software to improve the presentation and engagement of students in class.
  • Software purchase of Applian Streaming Video Recording package and WM Recorder Video Streaming for video clips and partial snippets for class discussions.
  • Qualtrics Site license for LSBE faculty, staff and students for data collection and information collection from others - this software also includes video and pictures for generation of experimental designs. The limits to this license is broad and can be utilized by all in LSBE.

SPRING 2007-08 ACADEMIC YEAR

  • Purchase a three year subscription to the new Microsoft Development Network MSDN Designer Academic Alliance.
  • One year annual subscription purchased on Statistica Data Miner.
  • Renew annual subscription to the Microsoft Development Network Academic Alliance (MSDNAA) for the 2007-08 academic year.
  • Continuation for another semester with the BGS-Online simulation software.
  • Continuation for another semester with the Stock-Trak software.
  • Continuation for another semester with the Go Venture Simulation Software.
  • Purchase 2GB memory upgrade for the 15 desktops in the student computer lab
  • Purchase of licenses for QuickBooks for students to learn the use of this accounting software when working with CED clients.
  • Hire an LSBE student with programming skills to develop an online tutorial - this to be a pilot project - will evaluate success.
  • Purchase of 15 desktop computers to complete LSBE teaching lab in new building. 20 desktops were purchased with donations.
  • Development of an LSBE Technology Tutoring Center, to include purchase of any equipment that might be necessary and salary to cover 12 hour days.
  • Hire a part time graphic designer to assist with the new LSBE web site design.
  • Fund computer workshops taught by the Center for Economic Development for 100 LSBE students to improve their skills in Microsoft Computer Applications.

FALL 2007-08 ACADEMIC YEAR

  • Purchase of two laptops exclusively for LSBE student clubs.
  • Purchase of Easy Media Creator 10 for designing CD and DVD’s in addition to video editing – related to teaching, research and service.
  • One year membership to Center for the Advancement of Research Methods and Analysis (CARMA) allowing students access to the latest development in research methods used in organizational and social science disciplines.  Faculty and students can view live sessions and recorded lectures.
  • Continuation for another semester with the BGS-Online simulation software.
  • Fund computer workshops taught by the Center for Economic Development for 100 LSBE students to improve their skills in Microsoft Computer Applications.
  • Online Audit Simulation for student use allowing the student to fully computerized auditing case to learn how to use audit software and reinforce understanding of key auditing concepts and procedures.
  • Purchase of Airliner Wireless Smartboard Tablet allowing instructor to move about freely in the classroom setting enhancing student interactions.
  • Purchase of Stock-Trak license to assist students in applying knowledge learned in the classroom to a real investment world to develop, practice, and perfect skills necessary to profit and succeed in the markets.
  • Purchase of a high definition camcorder for the school utilizing HD technology that is vastly superior to standard definition videos and allows for additional innovative use of video filming on locations and products.
  • Replace two student loaner laptops that were recycled.

SPRING 2006-07 ACADEMIC YEAR

  • Purchase web-based teaching and learning tool Aplia for Principles of Macroeconomics course for the spring semester.
  • VideoClix is software for creating clickable videos.
  • Purchase TV/VCR/DVD player and headphones to be used in the Management Studies Department in conjunction with classroom activities.
  • Purchase a one-year license for BSG - Allows Strategic Management students to engage in the process of running a company.
  • Purchase Go-Venture GoVenture Small Business puts students in the role of founder and CEO of their own small businesss, engaging them in realistic situations.
  • Purchase a one-year license for Plagiarism Prevention for use by LSBE faculty for the 2007-08 academic year.
  • Fund computer workshops taught by the Center of Economic Development for 100 LSBE students to improve their skills in Microsoft Computer Applications.
  • Purchase a one-year license for Belarc for inventory and security for all LSBE systems.
  • Fund a five-day ACL (audit command language) training session for Jerry Lin, so he can transfer the working knowledge and skills he learned to the students in auditing courses they will commonly encounter in practice.
  • Purchase SAM software site license for 2006-07 academic year.

FALL 2006-07 ACADEMIC YEAR

  • Purchase SAM software site license for 2006-07 academic year.
  • Purchase Deep Freeze for LSBE Technology Program Assistants to install for loaner laptops and computer lab.
  • Hire an undergraduate teaching assistant to assist students in FMIS 2201 for the 2007-08 academic year.
  • Renew the annual license to the Microsoft Development Network Academic Alliance (MSDNAA).
  • Marketing Package to promote LSBE Laptop Initiative – posters, brochures, advertising, hire Marketing Club for video setup and record.
  • Purchase license for Computer Program “Pro Banker” for LSBE students.
  • Purchase a one-year license for Plagiarism Prevention for use by LSBE faculty for the 2007-08 academic year.
  • Fund computer workshops taught by the Center of Economic Development for LSBE students to
    improve their skills in Microsoft Computer Applications.

SPRING 2005-06 ACADEMIC YEAR

  • Purchase a one-year license for Plagiarism Prevention for use by LSBE faculty for the 2006-07 academic year.
  • Hire an Undergraduate Teaching Assistant to assist students in FMIS 2201 for the 2006-07 academic year.
  • Hire an LSBE student to digitize VHS recordings, and purchase a candid camera DVD set, for faculty to more effectively use audio visual technology in the classroom.
  • Purchase and install a sliding panel white board in SBE 36, which can be used both as a white board and projection screen, to enhance classroom lectures.
  • Purchase an online course using games in education, to diversify the learning tools available for students.
  • Purchase a wireless microphone, receiver and speaker system for use in FMIS 3141: Business Communication, to acquaint students with a system they are likely to use in business.
  • Purchase of five Gateway Notebook M465E, to be shared between the Loaner Laptop Program and Advising and Academic Services' orientation sessions.
  • Fund computer workshops taught by the Center of Economic Development for LSBE students to improve their skills in Microsoft Computer Applications.
  • Fund a five-day ACL (audit command language) training session for a faculty member to teach the working knowledge and skills that were learned to the students in auditing courses they will commonly encounter in practice.
  • Purchase SAM software site license for 2006-07 academic year.

FALL 2005-06 ACADEMIC YEAR

  • Enlist ITSS help in setting up the LSBE Care Committee’s electronic version of the Scholarship process.
  • Hire web developer to develop a new, professional, user-friendly Labovitz School of Business and Economics website for students, parents, alumni, faculty, staff, and the community.
  • Purchase a student response system for a 46 seat SBE classroom.
  • Purchase a document camera (ELMO) for Business Communication students to view and critique actual business messages and work prepared by class members.
  • Purchase four simulation packages and hire three students for 80 hours each to evaluate the simulation packages.
  • Purchase a 20-inch TV/VCR/DVD player combo for use of audio-visual aids to enhance in-class lectures and discussions.
  • Purchase 20 laptops and a cart for use in the Accounting Department’s Student Laptop Initiative.
  • Purchase five desktops for GRA’s to work efficiently with student and faculty projects, and purchase four additional laptops for faculty to utilize for in-class instruction for LSBE students.

SPRING 2004-05 ACADEMIC YEAR

  • Hire a LSBE Student Reporter to maintain and update LSBE website with current and accurate information.
  • Purchase workshop seating at CED to assist LSBE students in taking initial or refresher computer courses for academic year 2004-05.
  • Purchase five additional laptops for the Student Laptop Loaner program bringing the total of loaner laptops to 40.
  • Hire a Student Office Assistant to work 15 hours a week within the Student Loaner Laptop program for the academic years of 2004-05 and 2005-06.
  • Hire Undergraduate Teaching Assistant for nine hours a week for fall 2005 and spring 2006 to assist students with their projects for FMIS 2201 and to assist with teaching SAM Office 2003 in FMIS 2201 and FMIS 3201.
  • Purchase a desktop PC and upgrades for the VITA Program.
  • Purchase SAM Software site license for a pilot project for the academic year 2005-06.
  • Purchase a Gateway Laptop 460E for use by the LSBE Student Reporter for academic year 2005-06.
  • Purchase 200 access codes from McGraw Hill's Homework Manager to be used in accounting courses for academic year 2005-06.
  • Purchase a one-year license for Plagiarism Prevention for use by LSBE faculty for the academic year 2005-06.

FALL 2004-05 ACADEMIC YEAR

  • Purchase simulation software for measuring graduate program learning objectives and undergraduate student performance.
  • Purchase an Apple G5, a Windows personal computer, and a laser color printer to enable LSBE Student-to-Business Initiative (SBI Cases) to write reports and final presentations. The Apple G5 will be utilized in hands-on-experience in producing professional quality samples, 30 second television ads and other multi-media applications.
  • Purchase equipment to enable focus group projects to be recorded for a marketing research course.
  • Purchase hardware to set up a portable network system in the classroom for main use by MIS, to allow students hands-on-experience with networks.

SPRING 2003-04 ACADEMIC YEAR

  • Hire an Undergraduate Teaching Assistant for 6-7 hours a week to assist students in the beginning MIS Course.
  • Renew the annual subscription to the Microsoft Development Network Academic Alliance (MSDNAA) for the academic year of 2004-05.
  • Purchase of a Sony DVD and CD-RW Firewire USB for quick/efficient backing up of systems to be repaired by the LSBE Technology staff.
  • Approved funding for the hiring of several undergraduate students to assist Don Krueger in the Technology Program to continually achieve a high quality of technology services for LSBE Students, Staff, and Faculty.
  • Complete wireless access throughout the Labovitz School of Business and Economics.
  • Add 10 wireless cards to the student loaner laptops which will increase the number of wireless laptops to 20.
  • Purchase 50 user licenses for McGraw Hill’s On-Line Homework Manager to be utilized as a trial basis for Karen Salmela’s Managerial Accounting class.
  • Acquire a Gateway M275 laptop for demonstration purposes to show LSBE students, who purchase a Gateway laptop, the capabilities of the product.
  • Purchase an Intel Xeon 3.0 GHz Web/Application Server to be used in all the FMIS classes that have server components.

FALL 2003-04 ACADEMIC YEAR

  • Hire an Undergraduate Teaching Assistant for six hours a week for fall 2003 and spring 2004 to assist students with their projects for FMIS 1201 (Introduction to Business Information Systems).
  • Provide wireless access for faculty members in Accounting and Management Studies and staff members in the Dean’s office.
  • Hire a student assistant for 10 hours per week throughout the school year to assist Don Krueger in the Technology Program.
  • Approve funding for Don Krueger to attend the EduCause Conference to deliver a presentation on technology trends and best practices in business schools.

SPRING 2002-03 ACADEMIC YEAR

  • Purchase a focus-free mobile presenter for classroom use by the Management Studies department.
  • Purchase a scanner for the Technology lab.
  • Purchase 14 copies of Macromedia Dreamweaver MX studio for website development in the Technology Lab.
  • Purchase, install and maintain the security systems for the Technology lab and the classroom laptop systems’ storage area.
  • Partial funding of conference fees for AIS training of an Accounting department faculty member.
  • Purchase an Altus Server and IBM Developer Works Toolbox Professional software to enable the development of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems and web services.
  • Purchase PeopleSoft modules to help develop ERP Systems in the area of Human Resource Information Systems and other possible systems.
  • Purchase a projector and electronic cart for use in SBE 140.

WINTER 2002-03 ACADEMIC YEAR

  • Purchase five additional laptops for the Student Loaner Laptop Program.
  • Funding to develop and implement an LSBE on-line course offering survey.
  • Purchase five new computer systems for the LSBE Technology Lab.
  • Approve additional operating budget for the LSBE Technology program.
  • Continue to purchase services from CP Internet to create and update the LSBE website for fiscal years 2002-2004.
  • Purchase FMIS Department server to support student and faculty work in SBE.
  • Hire a ¼ time GRA to continue reprogramming of FORESAL 02.
  • Purchase STATISTICA Data Miner software and CRSP Database to be used for development of intelligent systems for financial and other analysis.
  • Provide recognition awards for the three Technology Program Interns.
  • Purchase of FMIS Department subscription to Microsoft Developer Network Academic Alliance for 2002-2003 and 2003-2004 academic years.

FALL 2002-03 ACADEMIC YEAR

  • Hire a Technology Program Director, pay for part-time staff position for the program and small operative budget.
  • Updated approximately 30 laptops used by students in Accounting department courses.
  • Funding to construct, furnish and equip a small technology lab for SBE students.
  • Purchased 30 laptops and two storage carts for use in SBE classrooms.
  • Funding provided to hire a GRA for assistance in technology research project.
  • Funding provided for faculty member to attend an Artificial Intelligence workshop.