IT Trends :: Thursday, July 27, 2006

Deals, Contracts, Awards

Senate Committee Approves $34M for Kentucky Projects

If this U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee's bill is approved by the whole Senate and the House of Representatives, Kentucky schools could receive $25 million for special projects. According to news releases from Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY), who is the Senate majority whip, $25 million of the funding is set aside for Kentucky universities as part of the appropriations for the U.S. Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and related agencies. The University of Louisville's High Bandwidth Network Connection project would certainly benefit from its proposed share of $1.5 million… (Business First of Louisville)

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IBM Initiates iSeries Tafe Course

The new System i Academic Initiative is IBM's attempt to usher more Australian college students toward technology degrees. The Australian Computer Society's president says, "The growth in the need for IT skills has leveled out, and even started to increase, but the lead time before people see that and start enrolling in courses and graduating is five to seven years."… (Computerworld)

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