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Children in Jamaica received new laptops through the OLPC program and the work of Information Systems Professor Sameer Verma

News + Events : Children in Jamaica received new laptops through the OLPC program and the work of Information Systems Professor Sameer Verma

01/25/2011

One hundred laptops were donated to students of the Providence Basic School in Liguanea and to students of the August Town Primary School by the Project for Advancement of Childhood Education (PACE) Canada in partnership with the Mona School of Business, San Francisco State University and the Early Childhood Commission. The Gleaner, 01/25/2011

Dr. McNaughton, director of the Centre of Excellence of the Mona School of Business (MSB) stated that the idea of adopting the One Laptop per Child (OLPC) program came out of the MSB's close affiliation with Sameer Verma, an associate professor of information systems, who is actively involved with the worldwide OLPC program.

 


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