[thedump] [Fwd: HP Grants]

Helen Keefe thedump@mail.lon-capa.org
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This is a great opportunity.  Let me know if you need any help with the proposals.

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How about turning your RET projects into HP projects?

Please let us know how the LON-CAPA team could support these efforts.

From: Piskin, Erol [mailto:erol.piskin@hp.com]
Sent: Monday, October 27, 2003 7:41 AM
To: undisclosed-recipients:
Subject: Grant Money from HP Announcement

HP Grants Totaling $10 Million to Support Schools Nationwide Through
Enhanced Learning and Teaching Tools
Schools to receive cash, PCs and technology support to maximize
students' potential from kindergarten through university
PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 15, 2003
HP (NYSE: HPQ) today announced a $10 million Technology for Teaching
Grant initiative targeting schools in the United States from
kindergarten through university level. The initiative is designed to
support innovative and effective uses of technology in classrooms so
that students may reach their full potential, particularly in math,
science and engineering.
"HP is dedicated to providing students of all ages access to technology
to improve their educational experience," said Cathy Lipe, manager of
education programs, Philanthropy and Education, HP. "Our goals are to
enhance student success in math, science and engineering, increase
underrepresented students in high-tech careers, and transform teaching
and learning through
HP will award a total of $4.5 million in cash and equipment to teams of
five teachers from 150 K-12 public schools across the country. The award
package, valued at approximately $35,000 for each school team, will
include five HP Tablet PCs, five HP multimedia projectors, HP help desk
support for one year, a $500 stipend per teacher and customized
professional development opportunities for faculty to support the use of
technology in their teaching.
For two- and four-year colleges and universities in the United States,
HP will award a total of $5.5 million in cash and equipment to 40
schools. The award package for each school selected will include an HP
product package valued at approximately $50,000, a faculty stipend of
$7,500 to work on the project integration, and one year of access to HP
Higher Education Help Desk support.
All K-12 and higher education grant recipients will benefit from the
latest in mobile technology from HP, such as Tablet PCs, notebook PCs
and HP iPAQ Pocket PC devices, as well as HP digital projectors. In
addition, recipients will be able to access the HP National K-12 and
Higher Education Help Desks, which offer campuses or individual
departments a flexible, affordable way to provide teachers and
administrators with technology support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
The grant application is Web-based and open to any K-12 public school
and any two- or four-year college or university or in the United States.
Recipients must be focused on applying mobile technology in learning
environments in ways that will increase student achievement. Recipients
awarded in 2004 may be invited to attend a recipient community event and
to apply in 2005 for an additional grant investment.
Additional information about how to apply for a grant is available at
http://www.hp.com/go/hpteach. The deadline for applying is March 1,
2004, by 5 p.m. Pacific Standard Time.
HP in education
HP's investments in education are focused on creating opportunities for
all individuals to learn and reach their full potential. HP has two
principal strategies driving these investments: integrating technology
and learning in the classroom and building a path to high-tech careers.
The goal is to make contributions that lead to long-term improvements
through systemic changes in schools and universities.
Over the last 20 years, HP has contributed more than $1 billion in cash
and equipment to schools, universities, community organizations and
other not-for-profit organizations around the world. In 2002, HP's
giving worldwide amounted to more than $62 million in cash and
equipment. More HP education information can be found at
About HP
HP is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and
institutions globally. The company's offerings span IT infrastructure,
personal computing and access devices, global services and imaging and
printing for consumers, enterprises and small and medium businesses. For
the last four quarters, HP revenue totaled $71.3 billion. More
information about HP is available at www.hp.com <file://www.hp.com> .

Erol Piskin-Higher Education
Hewlett Packard Public Sector
Higher Education Account Manager
541 Pine Meadow Ln. N.E.
P.O. BOX 467
Ada,  MI. 49301
OFFICE    800-964-1354
FAX         616-676-1008
CELL        616-450-0468
email erol.piskin@hp.com
Inside Sales  877-480-4433
   Ask for Mark Weber at x70118

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