UCCI gets 12 free Apple TVs from local IT firm

| 02/12/2013

(CNS): A donation of a dozen “Apple TV” devices to the university college of the Cayman islands will lecturers and students to wirelessly link their iPad tablets to overhead projectors during class presentations. Officials from the local college said that the donation also marks a collaborative working relationship with Logic, the IT firm that donated the gizmos. This is aimed at strengthening the university’s use of technology in education as well as the IT programmes within UCCI and in its community educational programmes. “Our aim is to revolutionize instructional delivery at UCCI as well as to expand the borders of UCCI,” the president of the college, Roy Bodden said.

“Technology affords an opportunity to reach a much wider audience that need not necessarily travel to UCCI…The expanding capability of technology presents many exciting opportunities for us and for the public,” he added.

Logic CEO Mike Edenholm handed who handed over the Apple equipment on Monday to Bodden said, “Logic supports the work of UCCI and what they are doing in their classrooms to better equip their students and teachers with the resources needed to improve the educational experience.”

Grateful for the equipment and thankingthe company for its generosity Bodden commended Logic’s spirit of corporate social responsibility.  “The goodwill that your company is building through these donations will ultimately become an asset,” the president said.

This is one of several donations made by Logic to educational establishments in Cayman, the most recent being to “Feed our Future.” A similar donation was made to a community outreach organisation that provides school supplies to economically disadvantaged children, the firm stated in a release.

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