SUN MICROSYSTEMS I.T. LABORATORY TO APPEAR IN ARMENIA’S STATE ENGINEERING UNIVERSITY
Sun Microsystems will open an IT laboratory at the State Engineering
University. A corresponding agreement was signed between Armenian
Minister of Economy Nerses Yeritsyan and University Rector Vostanik
Minister Yeritsyan said special scholarships will be granted to
encourage efficient operation of the lab.
"We have already gained extensive experience in business-university
cooperation which is the result of the state policy," the minister
Marukhyan said specialists from other educational establishments will
also be attracted to the laboratory’s activity to ensure European
standards of education.
This is a five-year project being implemented as part of Sun
Microsystems` program to create advanced educational and technological
centres in Armenia.
The mission of the research laboratory is to improve the quality of
IT education, establish up-to-date technical and technological means,
train and re-train both the students and their teachers. N.H.