The SNC web site is maintained using a Content Management System (CMS) called Cascade Server. This system allows College departments & organizations to manage their own web areas using a browser-based tool that requires no special software or knowledge of HTML. It also allows for a consistent look across the entire College web site.
Web Development Support & Training
Our how-to instructions area has links to lots of information and instructions on web development and Cascade Server. If you're just starting a new campus department or organization web site, or need to get access to a current site, see the Getting Started page.
Cascade Server workshops & open labs
Introduction to Cascade Server
This workshop is for those who need to learn how to create & maintain web sites with Cascade Server. Anyone who has already attended this workshop is welcome to attend again. For this workshop, pre-registration is absolutely essential. Please do not attend or send anyone to this workshop who hasn't signed up in advance. This workshop is offered every odd month during the day and once per semester (Fall & Spring) in the evening.
Wednesday, September 11,1:00 p.m. - in Cofrin 103
Thursday, November 7, 8:30 a.m. - in Cofrin 103
Cascade Server open labs
Open labs are an opportunity to stop by and ask Cascade Server questions, get one-on-one help with Cascade issues, or just get away from your office to work on your web site. No registration is necessary for open labs - just stop by. An open lab is usually offered every month.
Wednesday, September 12, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m., Innovation Studio, Mulva 305
Social Networking for Campus Departments
Thinking about using social networking tools like Twitter and Facebook to get information from your department out to the College community? Come see examples of what other departments are already doing in this area and learn about best practices, planning, and College guidelines.
The page editor in Cascade Server does not include any tools for creating web forms, so they must be created & edited through the HTML code. This advanced workshop will also cover using the "Form Configurator" utility and, if time allows, some additional form functionality such as automatic field completion.
Image Editing and PDF files in Cascade Server
This workshop focuses on uploading & editing images for web pages using the built-in image editor in Cascade, and also creating, uploading, & linking to PDF files.
In order to use certain types of web page layouts, you have to use tables, but working with tables in Cascade can sometimes be tricky. In this workshop we'll talk about editing tables both through the regular Cascade WYSIWYG editing interface and through the HTML code.
When you are given access to the CMS, you will also be added to the "cmsusers" discussion list, which will be used to inform you of important system changes, upgrades, etc. Feel free to post Cascade Server questions to this list. If you are not on the list because you have not yet begun the content preparation process with the Office of Communications, please contact them at x4011.
Web Development Help/Questions
Please direct all Cascade Server and other web development questions to the Technology Support Services Help Desk at xHELP (4357), or fill out the Service Request Form.
Web Steering Group and Web Team
The Web Team is a cross-departmental working group consisting of a Web Developer, Web Designer, and Web Content Manager. The Web Steering Group is a larger group responsible for determining the direction of St. Norbert College's web presence, providing guidance and counsel to the Web Team in areas of policy and planning. The Web Team is always interested in constructive feedback, comments, and suggestions from the community. To reach all members of the team at once, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information Technology Services
Phone: (920) 403-4040