joeJoe Strohkirch
Title: Computer Technician

Joe began his employment with Ferris as a student employee working in the Telecommunication and COB department in 1996. He was hired in September 1999 as a full-time Computer Technician and currently is a member of Team Central in FLITE. Joe’s accomplishments include Smart Classroom technology coordination, deployment of Mac OS X Leopard and MS Office 2008 on over 100 workstations. He has deployed and updated OSX 10.5 Leonard servers, coordinated HEAT development request and administration transitions, deployed a digital asset management server for evaluation and testing in UA&M Photo Services, upgraded Windows 2003 servers in Graphic Arts pre-press digital work flows, and deployed video streaming service evaluation and testing. Currently, he hosts over 50 streams at approximately 1.8GB. Joe currently continues his work with the Athletics department to implement a video storage and retrieval server solution along with working with the Ice Arena to identify a point of sale register and facility management solution.