Morton College to Distribute 500 苹果设备 to 学生, Staff and Faculty

Devices to be provided to all 全职 new students

Under Morton College’s new Panther Digital Initiative (PDI), Illinois’ second oldest community college will distribute more than 500 Apple products to students, 教师 and select staff members during the Fall 2023 semester.

Morton College also will be the first Hispanic Serving Institution community college in Illinois to facilitate a campus-wide deployment of Apple products. Depending on their program of study, 所有一年级, 全职, degree-seeking students starting at Morton College in the Fall of 2023 will be issued a MacBook Air or iPad.

学生 will be able to keep the devices throughout their enrollment at Morton College. Upon graduation, students will be given the option of purchasing the devices.

“Our PDI program is a special initiative designed to give Morton College students constant and seamless access to cutting-edge technology,”医生说。. Keith McLaughlin, Morton College Provost and Executive Vice 总统. “PDI aims to improve equitable access to technology and tools that improve the student experience in and outside of the classroom.”

学生, 教师 and staff will also receive support and training on how to incorporate technology into their courses.

“Apple products are built to last, 具有耐用的设计, are preferred by today’s students and retain their value much better than comparable products, providing a higher return on investment,鲁本·鲁伊斯说, Morton College’s Chief Information Officer.

“Issuing our students high-quality and high-value Apple products demonstrates the institution’s commitment to student success, enrollment and retention efforts,”博士补充道。. Marisol Velazquez, Morton College’s Associate Provost & Vice 总统 of Student 服务.  To register for the fall semester and more information, contact 一站 Center at (708) 656-8000, Ext. 2484.