Analytics: Top Pages on the Commons for the week of September 6

We’re back in the swing of things in our top pages after last week’s new registrations and forgotten passwords after summer break. Below you’ll find the top twenty pages from the previous week. /commons.gc.cuny.edu/ – 4,782 sessions /commons.gc.cuny.edu/wp-login.php – 971 sessions /commons.gc.cuny.edu/my-commons/ – 719 sessions /commons.gc.cuny.edu/groups/ – 511 sessions /commons.gc.cuny.edu/wiki/index.php/The_CUNY_Digital_Humanities_Resource_Guide – 497 sessions /careerplan.commons.gc.cuny.edu/ – […]

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Events Calendar: What Can You Do With It?

The marquee feature of the new release of CUNY Academic Commons is the Events Calendar. There are lots of different ways that your group might choose to use this new tool. To get you thinking, we offer here some illustrative examples of how to leverage the Events Calendar.   Lectures and Meetings Many groups, such as […]

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Events Calendar for Groups

Our newest feature is the Events Calendar. As we told you in our previous post, you can create Events as an individual or as a group.  This week we will take a closer look at creating events in a group context.   Calendar Navigation Find the Events link on the navigation bar on the left […]

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Introducing Commons 1.8!

The Commons Development team has just released Commons 1.8! With a special focus on helping groups communicate, Commons 1.8 delivers some great improvements, including its marquee feature, the Events Calendar. We hope you enjoy all the new functionality, described in more detail below. Events Calendar One of the most requested features by members has been a site-wide […]

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Commons Team Develops New Digital Research Tools Plugin

The CUNY Academic Commons collaborated on an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant  to make  Berkeley’s Drupal-based Digital Research Tool repository (DiRT) accessible to other WordPress sites via custom-built APIs. The Commons was the pilot site for this project, and members can now tap into DiRT without leaving the Commons.  Follow this link for more information […]

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Ways to Use the Commons

Members can use the CUNY Academic Commons to establish their online presence. We provide an assortment of widgets to help design attractive CVs to list academic interests, publications, positions, and educational background. With our free web hosting, members can create as many WordPress Web sites as they want.  We support domain mapping and non-standard customizations for […]

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We’re Hiring! Project Manager (Part-Time)

The CUNY Academic Commons is hiring! Please see our ad below for this part-time position. — Project Manager (Part-Time) The CUNY Academic Commons, an academic social network connecting the 24 campuses of the City University of New York, seeks a Project Manager to join our team. This part-time, 5-7 hour per week position will focus on managing and […]

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Welcome to Commons 1.7

Commons 1.7 is out!  This is a major feature release of the Commons and includes a number of new improvements and some important, behind the scenes upgrades, as well as the release’s marquee feature, “My Commons.” My Commons – Your New Personal Homepage When you are on the Commons “Home” tab and log on, you […]

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