Building and Managing a Website Using Weebly

If you are a returning visitor to our blog, you probably have a good idea of how important an online presence is in today’s digitally driven world. This post is going to show you just how easy it is to keep up with today’s technical society by building your own website using … Continue reading

What You Should Know Before Creating A Website

It is important to remember that building a website takes thought and time, but it might be worth the effort! Websites are the most original form of having an online presence, but in order to be successful, it must be well planned and organized. Websites can be used to link social media accounts, set up e-mail marketing or create an online store to sell your products. … Continue reading

Digital Marketing: What’s out there?

Did you know that more than 85% of American adults have access to the internet and use it every single day? Pew Research conducted a study in 2015 that showed only 15% of Americans didn’t use the internet. The World Wide Web has proven that the technical advantage is the easiest and fastest way to connect with people, … Continue reading

What’s been happening with MSUESCTO?

It’s been a while since we’ve updated our blog! But there’s been a lot going on. Here’s a small sampling of some of the things that have happened since our last update. We’ll have more soon, including robotics, IMPACT2, Distance Education, and more! For up-to-the-minute information, check us out on Facebook, Twitter, … Continue reading

New MS Horse Park Website Launched July 1

The Center for Technology Outreach worked with the Mississippi Horse Park to design and build a new (and responsive!) Horse Park website, which was launched earlier this month. Check it out at, and be sure to like the MS Horse Park on Facebook! … Continue reading

ConnectMS Broadband App Released

Things have been pretty quiet here on the CTO blog the past few months, but we’re constantly working on new developments! The Center for Technology Outreach has been hard at work the past few months developing a new broadband app and website to help Mississippians find access to broadband Internet. With a focus on initiatives from expanding telehealth capability, … Continue reading

Happy 50th Birthday — Moore’s Law

Without getting too techie, April 19th was the 50th anniversary of Moore’s Law. Not familiar with it? No worries …
Moore’s law refers to a statement made by Gordon Moore, one of the founders of Intel (yes, the company that makes the chips used by some electronic devices) where he predicted that the number of components (aka transistors) in a chip would double roughly every 18 months. … Continue reading

Phoneography Series: Part III

While the definition of Phoneography slightly differs for each person, simply put, it is taking pictures with your phone. Some people take it a step further by saying Phoneography is shooting, editing, producing, and uploading multimedia content with only a smart phone or tablet. Either way, this series will help you take better pictures with your smartphone or tablet camera.Continue reading

The Importance of Responsive Web Design: Part 1

Our world is more connected today than ever before. The Web can be accessed from all types of different devices, with even more yet to be imagined. Continue reading

Pew Internet Releases Data on Teens, Social Media, & Technology

The Pew Research Center released yesterday the results of a nationwide survey of teens ages 13 to 17 regarding technology and social media use. A couple of points worth highlighting include:

One-quarter (24%) of teens reported going online “almost constantly” while 92% reported going online daily. 34% of African-american teens reported going online “almost constantly” … Continue reading