Web Services

A division of Technology Services

Good-Bye 

Gone the Way of the JoeJoe

There’s no way to sugar coat this. The web team is going to be severely understaffed starting in July. Personal circumstance has led me to search for, and take employment in Indiana. I have taken a job at Saint Mary’s College in South Bend, IN as the Assistant Director of Web Communications. The Gustavus community […]

Introducing Rides

Rides is a new look for the campus rideboard. The video below explains pretty much everything you need to know about it. You can also opt-in to receiving emails when users post to Rides by going to Rides preferences¬†checking the box and clicking save. Feel free to leave feedback and comments below, or on youtube […]

So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish

My past 11 years at Gustavus as student-turned-employee have been wonderful, but this is my last month at Gustavus. It is now time for us to part ways. It is difficult for me to let go of something that I have spent countless hours thinking about and working on: the Gustavus website. But, I know […]

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Website template revised

You may notice that the website looks a bit different today. We changed a few things to increase performance and bring more content to the surface. Visually, we preserved the general look and layout, but we’re now controlling it with CSS instead of relying on image files. The most noticeable changes include the larger banner […]

Patrick McDougle 

Introducing Patrick

We are pleased to announce the recent hiring of Gustavus alumnus Patrick McDougle ’11. Patrick distinguished himself as a Computer Science major, and we are excited to have him put these hard-won skills to use for his alma mater. Patrick’s presence brings the Web Services office up to full strength for the first time in […]

Gustavus Search 

New Search and Profiles

We have been working hard integrating alumni information into the Gribly. This summer, we completed the first major phase of that project which brought major changes to searching, the Gribly, profiles, and account tools. This quick rundown will give you an overview of the best and biggest of what’s new. Search and the Gribly We […]

Now Hiring

Gustavus Adolphus College is seeking a Web Developer to work as a member of Web Services to program and provide support for the maintenance and augmentation of the College‚Äôs web presence. As a key component of this dynamic office, this individual is expected to be organized, resourceful, and able to effectively collaborate within a team […]

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Randomized Banner Order

The banners similar to the one on the Gustavus homepage now have the feature of being displayed randomly, while allowing certain ones to be displayed in order. For example, if there is a promotional banner that needs to be first, it will always appear first. All of the other banners will be randomly displayed after […]

Billy Visto 

New Web Developer

The Web Services team is happy to introduce their newest member, Billy Visto. Billy originally hails from Oakes, ND. He is a recent graduate of the University of Minnesota Morris, where he studied Computer Science. Billy was also a track standout and he currently holds the Morris record for the triple jump. Please join us […]

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+1 Blog Posts and Calendar Items

Today, Google announced the rollout of their +1 button. We have added it to blog posts and calendar items alongside the tweet and like buttons. Start +1-ing away! If you have any ideas for other great places to add these buttons, please let us know!