Finding the right college to attend can be a laborious process for many students. However, those who have a few key preferences may be able to choose a school more easily.
For example, students who regard technology as important may want to enroll in a university that is making advances in that field, such as Morrisville State College. The school reports that is began a partnership with IBM called ThinkPad University in an effort to enhance the college's learning environment.
In 1998, Morrisville became the first of the State University of New York's 64 campuses to supply students with individual laptop computers.
The school also integrated a 802.11n wireless system, with the help of Meru Networks, which is considered to be the fastest wireless network in the world. The campus-wide network was designed to provide optimum support for the next generation of consumer electronics, personal computing, handheld devices and wireless applications.
Morrisville State College has a national reputation for pioneering the integration of advanced technology into campus life. In 2003, the College was the first campus in the nation to replace all residence hall phones with individual cell phones for students.
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