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June 15, 2004

Birmingham-Southern College selected as HP Technology for Teaching grant recipient

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College has been selected as one of 42 colleges and universities nationwide to receive an HP Technology for Teaching grant designed to transform and improve learning through the innovative use of technology.

Birmingham-Southern will receive an HP cash and product package valued at up to $60,000, which will include HP wireless equipment, one year of access to HP's higher education help desk support, and cash funding.

“BSC students will utilize the HP mobile technology for data collection and analysis projects in biology, chemistry, mathematics, and physics,” said Dr. Bernadette Mullins, associate professor of mathematics, who is leading a team of BSC faculty working on the grant program.

The HP Technology for Teaching grant, totaling more than $10 million over 2004-05 among 151 kindergarten through 12th grade public schools and 42 two- and four-year colleges and universities, supports HP's broader education goal of transforming teaching and learning through the integration of technology in the classroom.


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