August 15, 2020

One Note Stand Single Makes A Cappella Album

Out of hundreds of national submissions, Mary Washington’s One Note Stand stood out. The co-ed a cappella group started its year on a high note, with its most recent single, See Her Out, among 20 songs chosen for 2020’s Best of College A Cappella (BOCA) album. One Note Stand also made its fourth consecutive appearance […]

One Note Stand Single Makes A Cappella Album

UMW’s a cappella group, One Note Stand, recently learned its most recent single, ‘See Her Out,’ was among 20 songs chosen for 2020’s Best of College A Cappella (BOCA) album.

UMW’s a cappella group, One Note Stand, recently learned its most recent single, ‘See Her Out,’ was among 20 songs chosen for 2020’s Best of College A Cappella (BOCA) album.

Out of hundreds of national submissions, Mary Washington’s One Note Stand stood out.

The co-ed a cappella group started its year on a high note, with its most recent single, See Her Out, among 20 songs chosen for 2020’s Best of College A Cappella (BOCA) album. One Note Stand also made its fourth consecutive appearance at the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella Mid-Atlantic quarterfinals in Washington, D.C., last weekend.

The ensemble could barely contain its excitement, said President Kali Lassiter, who “jumped for joy” when she learned the song was selected. “We put in a lot of hard work and it paid off.” Read more.

UMW Staff Attend Annual MABUG Conference

2014 MABUG Conference

2014 MABUG Conference

Several UMW staff attended the annual MABUG conference from Sunday, Sept. 27 to Tuesday, Sept. 30 in Richmond, Virginia. The Mid-Atlantic Banner Users Group (MABUG) is an association of colleges and universities in Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, New Jersey, Tennessee and West Virginia that uses Banner as its student information system. The conference creates an engagement opportunity to discuss the latest Ellucian products, platforms, tools and offerings to support teaching, learning and business operations. It also provides an opportunity to meet with peers, discuss similar business challenges and glean best-practice advice. At this year’s conference, UMW presented a total of eight sessions, the most of any other college or university in attendance. The presentations represented an array of areas at the institution:

 

Managing Annual Phonathons using SmartCall and Banner Advancement – Gretchen Armentrout, Asst Director of Annual Giving

Birds of Feather Advancement – Jane Cariker, Director of Advancement IT Services

Birds of a Feather session for Banner Security – Cheryl Dunn, Director of Financial Systems

Is Your Institution on the Cutting Edge for Delivering TouchFree Transcripts – Rita Dunston, Registrar

Hobson’s Implementation – A Review of Lessons Learn – April Peterson, Applications Developer

Oracle Security On A Shoe String + New 12C Soles – Jim Rawlings, Database Administrator

Building a Data Mart to Support Flexible, Consister and Fast(er) Advancement Reports – Phil Szenas,Senior Programmer Analyst

Banner Security Life Cycle – John Symonds, Applications Database Administrator