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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 18, 2000
WANTED: SDSM& T TECHNOLOGY FELLOWS
A unique program is being initiated at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology. The SDSM& T Technology Fellows Program will train a cadre of student assistants to assist faculty in the use of instructional technologies in their courses.
“ This is an excellent way for students to help finance their education while gaining valuable job experience,” said Dr. Karen Whitehead, Vice President for Academic Affairs. “ We are excited about the benefits to both students and faculty.”
Students chosen as Technology Fellows will have tuition and fees paid for up to 32 credits each academic year. They will be trained as a team and will work with faculty on their instructional technology projects.
South Dakota residents from all undergraduate majors are invited to apply for the positions. The program is open to current undergraduates and incoming freshmen or transfer students. Additional qualifications include: good interpersonal and communication skills, willingness to learn, team player, GPA of 2.75 or better, and full- time undergraduate student for fall 2000 and spring 2001 semesters.
Once selected each Technology Fellow will participate in a one credit Technology Training Seminar and will spend an additional ten hours per week developing expertise and providing assistance to others.
Application forms for the Technology Fellows Program are available on the SDSM& T Website at www. hpcnet. org/ TechnologyFellows. Completed application forms should be sent to: Technology Fellows Program, Office of the Vice President, O’Harra 215, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, 501 East Saint Joseph Street, Rapid City SD 57701. Selection of current students will be completed by May 12, 2000 and selection of incoming students will be completed by late May/ early June.
For more information about the SDSM& T Technology Fellows Program contact John Lofberg, Program Coordinator, at 605.394.2257.
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