Yearly Archives: 2010

Connecting Ideas with ICS – Open House

You’re cordially invited to a special Connecting Ideas Open House at The Pyle Center. When: Tuesday, December 14, 2010, 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Where: The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon, Madison, WI Why: See what’s new in instructional communications systems.

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ICS Closed November 26, 2010 for Furlough Day

Instructional Communications Systems (ICS) will be closed for business on Friday, November 26, 2010, due to a state-mandated furlough day. Customers can still use the self-service options on the ICS web site ( to submit scheduling requests and view other

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New ICS Photos Available

We’ve added new photos of The Pyle Center and distance learning technologies. Low resolution versions suitable for using on web sites and in presentations are available on our web site. High resolution versions suitable for print materials are available upon

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ICS Staff Member Receives Academic Staff Award

We’re very happy to share the good news that ICS’ Web Designer Susan Speth is a recipient of the 2010 Academic Staff Council Award for Excellence. Here’s a quote from the Nomination Committee’s announcement sent to Susan: “Academic Staff Council

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Five Wisconsin Communities Awarded $32.3 Million for Broadband Access

High-capacity Internet access will be improved in five pilot communities thanks to $32.3 million in federal grants announced today by the University of Wisconsin-Extension Provost and Vice Chancellor Christine J. Quinn. UW-Extension led the grant application process. The larger of

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Financial Assistant Tom Streich Joins ICS Team

That cheerful voice and smiling face you may have visited with at ICS is Tom Streich, our Financial Assistant. Tom is an LTE who comes to us with a strong background in customer service, business and technology. For the past

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ICS Welcomes New Financial Specialist

Laura Burns Rollo has joined ICS as our new Financial Specialist. Laura brings a wealth of experience to the position. She worked most recently with the Wisconsin Employee Trust Fund. Especially impressive, too, is the range of volunteer experiences Laura

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