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Re: [Ambassadors] Re: Student partnership program. Extending fedora mentor program to students.



Hi Sushmit

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 ?

Cheers,
Balaji



2008/6/21 Dipanjan Chakraborty <chakraborty dipanjan 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 gmail com> wrote:
>>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> In our previous APAC ambassadors meeting we were discussing about this
>> idea[1].
>>
>> 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
>> college.
>>
>> Also we may talk about officially tie-up with some colleges.
>>
>> The basic idea is here[2].
>>
>> Now the question id if this is worth taking up.
>> If yes, lets refine it here.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> [1]https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-ambassadors-list/2008-June/msg00241.html
>> [2]http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora-Student_Mentor_Programme
>>
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>> Susmit.
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