Incoming students receive new technology

Seton Hill University’s (SHU) technology plan continued to evolve this semester as full-time freshmen were given the opportunity to receive a MacBook Air and full-time students were offered iPad Minis. Beginning in 2010, full-time freshmen received a MacBook and full-time students received an iPad. This was upgraded in 2012 to allow all full-time freshmen to…

The reality of multitasking

How often do you find yourself sitting in class, and also on Facebook or even doing an assignment for another class? If a lecture is a bit boring, our first tendency is to do something else. Surely we can multitask. Ever more, many careers require multitasking. You need to be able to be constantly plugged…

New technologies to arrive next semester

“As you add books to your library it puts them on the shelf,” Phil Komarny, executive director of Computer Information and Technology, said as he demonstrated using the new Apple iPad. As he flicked his fingers across the screen, the iPad electronically turned the page just as a real book’s page would. Komarny continued his…