The CUNY Academic Commons is hiring! Please see our ad below for this part-time position. Project Manager (Part-Time) Review of applications will begin on November 5 The CUNY Academic Commons, an open-source academic social network connecting the 25 campuses of the City University of New York, seeks a Project Manager to join our team. […]
The Commons Team is constantly striving to make The CUNY Academic Commons a more robust platform for teaching. In the spring we released our new invitation system that makes it much easier to bring an entire class onto a to your course site. We have also published a guide, Commons Basics, for faculty new to the Commons. […]
Our annual report shows how the Commons continues to integrate into the life of the university by offering opportunities to every campus, faculty member, and student.
The marquee feature of this spring’s release is our new invitation system. We have centralized the process of inviting colleagues or students to the Commons and to specific groups and sites. Invitations can be initiated from various places on the Commons: by hovering over your avatar in the top right corner and clicking on “Send […]
Confused about what our over 330 WordPress plugins do? Our new Commons Plugin Director can help. It provides the plugin’s name, a description of what the plugin does, the version, the author, and the plugin site URL. All these fields can be accessed using keyword searches. For example, enter “slider” if you are looking for […]
It’s been a busy year on the Commons and our annual report highlights site stats and accomplishments.
We are excited to announce the release of two new plugins that can be used by the whole WordPress community: ScholarPress CoinS 2.0 and BP Multiple Forum Post. Built by Dan Jones, Assistant Developer, these tools are the first free-software work he has done since joining the Commons’ Development Team. Congratulations Dan! ScholarPress COinS 2.0 […]
Christian Wach, a member of the Commons Development Team, will present at CiviCon on October 8th. If you happen to be in London, check him out at the CIVICON Conference, which runs the whole weekend. Christian will discuss a suite of CiviCRM plugins he has developed, in conjunction with the CUNY Academic Commons, and show […]
The CUNY Academic Commons 2015 Annual Report is now available for download! We hope you’ll read it in detail. Widely used “as shared space for individuals, campus committees, and academic departments,” the Commons continues to evolve, and we are proud of the growing collection of open source tools that we have developed to help foster […]
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 […]