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08 May 2009
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Sun-sponsored China Innovation Program for Students to Build Virtual Online Site [21750]
Challenge Will School Participating University Students on Sun's Open Source Technologies

The China Innovation Program for Students (CHIPS) is a student development program providing mentoring and training on open source technologies. Sponsored by Sun and the Ministry of Education of China, CHIPS will invite technology students from 10 Chinese universities to leverage Sun's portfolio of open source, virtual and collaborative technology solutions to build an online virtual collaboration site. Divided into teams, the best one will be flown to Sun's corporate headquarters for a one week hosted stay where they will meet with Sun technologists for additional mentoring programs.
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27 Apr 2009
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University of Phoenix Students Can Receive Credit for Sun Certificates [21661]
Alliance formed Between University of Phoenix and Sun Microsystems

Recent agreement formed between Sun Microsystems and University of Phoenix allowed the university's students the opportunity to receive academic credit. This award was worth up to 15 credits towards an associate's degree and 30 credits towards a bachelor's degree for prior training courses, certificates or licensing with Sun or authorized Sun Partners.
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22 Apr 2009
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Open Source Collaboration to Benefit China's Higher Education [21733]
Sun and SAFEA Agree to Improve Quality, Capabilities of University Personnel, Students

Sun and the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs of People's Republic of China (SAFEA) have committed to a long-term cooperation relationship to improve the quality and capability of university personnel and students in China via a series of customized seminars, trainings, workshops, and internship programs leveraging open source technologies. This agreement with Sun is expected to help China's higher education talent get exposed to the forefront of information technology and promote it more widely throughout the country.
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02 Feb 2009
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St. Paul College and Sun Open Center of Excellence for Immersive Education [21244]
Video Tour of Virtual Classrooms

The virtual ribbon cutting ceremony for Sun Center of Excellence (COE) held by Sun and Saint Paul College on January 21 celebrated the opening of Open Virtual Worlds. The virtual audience will be comprised of local and remote students attending the college of Computer Science at St. Paul College.
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29 Oct 2008
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Sun Social Networks to Connect Global Education Communities [20800]
Educonnection.org and OSUM Provide Great Platforms For Knowledge Sharing and Community Building

Sun launched two social networking portals especially designed to connect and empower the global education community. The new EduConnection.org community serves Sun's education sector customers, while Open Source University Meetup (OSUM, pronounced "awesome") caters to students interested in open source programming tools and platforms.
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22 Oct 2008
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Sun Helps USC Institute Preserve Holocaust Testimonies [20770]
Shoah Foundation Saves $6 Million with Digitization for Preservation Effort

The Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education has digitized its Holocaust collection, making it more accessible to users while also enabling the collection to archive new testimonies and saving $6 million into the bargain.
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