Training and Development

Learn more about how to use Division of Information Technology Services.

Develop Your Technology Skills

Workshop Catalog

Interested in past DoIT Training topics? Check out our workshop catalog for workshop descriptions and links to slides and videos.

Upcoming Events

Events include our popular Mini Bytes, 30-minute online sessions designed to get right to the point so you can learn new skills in less time!

Learn by Video

Our YouTube Channel has tons of short training videos on many of DoIT's popular services.

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On-demand Resources

Access quality training resources for some of our most popular services directly from the vendors.

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Meet Your Trainers

Kyle Adams

After graduating in 2015, Kyle began working in the corporate world where he immediately found his passion for training and development.

In his time working in corporate, Kyle assisted in the professional development of his colleagues by providing them interactive classroom trainings, webinars, and one-on-one coaching sessions on a variety of topics. Kyle also assisted his department in the implementation of asynchronous learning tools by creating a variety of e-learnings designed for new hires.

In February of 2022, Kyle sought out a new experience by transitioning from the corporate world to Stony Brook University by joining DoIT.

Since joining, Kyle has assisted DoIT by piloting Brightspace (SUNY's new learning management system), by providing his perspective gained from his time working in corporate training in order to achieve a successful implementation.

In his free time, Kyle enjoys attending hockey games, playing mini golf, and spending time with family. 

David Ecker

David Ecker is an  Innovator | Leader | Entrepreneur | Author, | Coach | who focuses on empowering people with technological systems. David brings a background in management, innovative technologies/approaches, client interactions, collaboration building, and project/system management. David has built three successful departments at Stony Brook University, iCREATE innovative technologies/makerspace area; Research Technologies; and Client Support, the computer assistance area.   

David holds an Advanced MBA Graduate Certificate in Innovation & Entrepreneurship from Empire State University, an M.S. in Technological Systems Management, and a B.S. in Computer Science from Stony Brook University.

Outside his formal duties, David has been an adjunct faculty member and published two books "5 Lessons for Success: The Wolf's Path" and "$1200 and a Dream: An Entrepreneurs Guide."

David's wealth of technical knowledge and expertise focuses on empowering people to ensure they can be the best of themselves in all interactions with technology, leadership, and teams

Julie Sharma

A former college English teacher and professional musician, Julie brings a variety of skills along with her long-time interest in technology to her role in the Division of Information Technology.

Julie thrives on empowering others to get the most out of technology for their own jobs and processes; keeping learning fun; and collecting, visualizing, and using data to inform decisions. 

Recently selected as a Carnegie Mellon Simon Institute Fellow, she leads many campus Mini Bytes, especially those on spreadsheets - one of her favorite data tools.


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