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WisLine Suite of Telecommunication Services in Jeopardy

The Joint Finance Committee Omnibus motion related to higher education, including telecommunications, which passed last Friday jeopardizes Instructional Communication Systems (ICS)’s suite of WisLine services. The impact of the JFC proposal for ICS clients, partners, and customers would be devastating.

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Posted in Audioconferencing, ICS, UW-Extension, Videoconferencing, Webcasting, Webconferencing, WisLine

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

Posted in ICS, UW-Extension, Videoconferencing

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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Summer Intern Joins ICS

ICS welcomes Heather Rem, our new IT summer intern. Heather will be a senior at UW-Whitewater this fall. Her major is Management Computer Systems with a minor in Website Development/Administration. Heather will be working closely with Phil Scanlan and Kristin

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ICS Director Named

Dr. Eddie Loo was recently appointed as the new director of ICS. Dr. Loo comes to ICS from Iowa State University where he is currently serving as the director of Continuing Education and Professional Development for Iowa State University Extension.

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Welcome to Instructional Communications Systems

ICS is Instructional Communications Systems: a unit of the University of Wisconsin-Extension specializing in interactive communications solutions. ICS is located in The Pyle Center on the UW-Madison campus in Madison, Wisconsin. We’ll use this blog to communicate timely news and

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