Seton Hall giving students Windows 8 tablets and ultrabooks

Seton Hall has been at the forefront of using technology for the past 14 years.

Earlier this year, Seton Hall University announced that it was giving all incoming freshmen this fall a Nokia Lumia 900 Windows Phone. Now, according to Microsoft, the university is also giving incoming freshmen and returning juniors Samsung Series 7 tablets or Samsung Series 5 ultrabooks running Windows 8.

The university also has decided to standardize on the Windows platform to help reduce its IT support and maintenance costs, officials said.

“We have a responsibility to give all our students access to the technology they need to be successful learners today, as well as future leaders in the workplace,” said President Gabriel Esteban. “By putting the most advanced mobile computing system in the hands of all of our students, regardless of prior experience or socio-economic background, we are leveling the playing field and creating opportunities for tomorrow’s … leaders.”…Read More

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