[Ambassadors] Re: Student partnership program. Extending fedora mentor program to students.
balajig81 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 21 16:35:16 UTC 2008
I guess now we could start some ground work on how it could be done
and how to move it forward. What do you say ?
2008/6/21 Dipanjan Chakraborty <chakraborty.dipanjan at gmail.com>:
> This is really great news. I am a student of 4th semester B.Tech in
> Information Technology at RCC Institute of Information Technology, Kolkata.
> I am sure my college will jump at this idea. It will really be glad to host
> Fedora conferences and seminars. We already have a functioning Linux Users'
> Group and this will be an added boost. The students will also lap up the
> idea of projects. I will definitely talk to the college authorities and let
> you know the outcome.
> Yours sincerely,
> Dipanjan Chakraborty.
> On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 8:14 AM, susmit shannigrahi
> <thinklinux.ssh at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> In our previous APAC ambassadors meeting we were discussing about this
>> Generally the final/pre-final year engineering students need to do
>> some project work on a topic.
>> What I personally saw that they desperately search for one.
>> we can make a lot of new contributors if we provide them with a
>> project to work, some guidence
>> and may be a certificate at the end. (As they say, target this segment :))
>> This way we can make much more widespread effect as the student
>> partners themselves will spread Fedora within their peers and their
>> Also we may talk about officially tie-up with some colleges.
>> The basic idea is here.
>> Now the question id if this is worth taking up.
>> If yes, lets refine it here.
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