Students get ready to transform your LinkedIn profile, build & identify skills, and hear from past students like you! Your Colby campus license offers full access to LinkedIn Learning content. This month LinkedIn will share steps to help you create content and share your brand.



Date: February 16th

Time:3:00 PM EST

Rockstar Interview: Borja Jimena Tomas

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The Kaltura Academic Media & Pedagogy Masterclass series will focus on the pedagogical underpinnings of how to make videos work for students. Kaltura representatives will demonstrate how to use the Kaltura platform for these goals, but the real focus will be on how instructors can use video better to improve the student experience and increase learning outcomes. Read more »

Join LinkedIn Learning (LIL) for a virtual webinar for Faculty! Learn how you can best take advantage of your free LIL campus license inside and outside of the classroom.

During this session, you will learn the following:

  • What is LIL and how is content created
  • How can LIL be leveraged inside of the classroom to support your students
  • How you can find the right content easily through content mapping
  • How the LIL platform can be used for curriculum and personal development

Note: There will be ample time for a live Q&A to answer your specific questions

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qualtrics logoThe Academic Technology Group invites you to a virtual series of Qualtrics training sessions via Zoom! Please see below for details and registration links for the five webinars happening in February. Read more »

This month, Black History Month (BHM) celebrates the achievements and impact of African Americans in the United States and across the world.

During this time, we recognize and pay homage to the contributions, innovations, and trailblazers within the black community that have elevated the fields of business, technology, art, music, & science.

In celebration of Black History Month, we invite you to participate in LinkedIn Learning’s BHM Challenge, kicking off February 9th, where we’ll be spotlighting some of the incredible LIL courses taught by black authors. Read more »


The Academic Technology Group invites you to two free Qualtrics virtual training sessions via Zoom happening in January 2021!
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  • The first training will focus on helping you avoid common pitfalls when designing your research
  • The second will help you learn how to confidently design a survey and configure survey logic and settings to create a personalized experience
Please note these virtual training sessions are offered virtually through Qualtrics basecamp.

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happy new year


Welcome to 2021!

The New Year is a time full of optimism and possibility when we reflect, we dream big, and we set goals for the future.


Research suggests that while about half of us set goals at the start of each new year, only about 8% of us achieve them. Read more »

The Winter Break is a time for staff and faculty to take a break, reflect, and recharge. While this is a great time to unplug for many, others will want to use this time away to work on personal goals, whether that is learning to meditate, practice the guitar, or learning new coping strategies to manage overwhelm. Here are popular LinkedIn Learning courses that you can take advantage of over winter break. Read more »

Adding a block

The add block icon (circled plus sign) adds blocks to your page. Use a block anytime you want to add content to your page or post. All content will be in a block.

You can find this icon in two places:

  1. In the toolbar at the top of the editor.
  2. When hovering your mouse near the top of an existing block. Selecting ‘add block’ here will insert a block above the block you are in.


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Colby’s WordPress server was updated to version 5 on December 17, 2020. The BIG change is the Gutenberg editor. If you prefer the classic editor you will need to activate the Classic Editor plugin that restores the previous classic WordPress editor.

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