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January 24, 2005
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Tech Thanks Golden West For Support
South Dakota Tech recently hosted and thanked Golden West for the company’s ongoing support of Tech students.
Students and faculty from the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Thanked Golden West for the company’s continued interest in Tech students. Approximately 20 students and alumni work for Golden West, and Tech is discussing with the company a student internship program.
Tech also thanked Greg Von Wald and Randy Thomas of Golden West for the company’s donation of two quad processor servers. Both servers have four processors that run at 450 MHz and have one GB of Memory. Each server has between 36GB and 54GB of storage.
“This generous donation has provided our department with two servers enabling our students to develop parallel programs,” department chair Dr. Roger Johnson said. “Students will be able to remotely access the computers from home to develop the algorithms for class.”
During the gathering, Golden West presented a $300 donation to the Student Chapter of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM). These funds are intended to provide ACM memberships for students who work for Golden West.
Photo Cutline: Tech student David Kasper (left center) accepts a donation from Greg Von Wald of Golden West. Tech students (left to right) Dan Rausch and Matt Rohrer and professors (right to left) Dr. Edward Corwin and Dr. Toni Logar thanked Golden West for the company’s ongoing support of Tech students.
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