Laptop loaner program honored

By | January 23, 2017
Four women standing in a row.

Lisa Ahlgren, Gretchen Kopmanis, Susan Perreault, Erin Ranville. Absent: Rob Wilke, Justin Day (U-M HR)

On December 6, the LSA Undergraduate Laptop Loan Program team received a Distinguished Diversity Leaders Award (DDLA) for “extraordinary commitment and dedication to diversity at the University of Michigan.” Launched in 2015, the Undergraduate Laptop Loan Program provides a more inclusive learning environment by ensuring that low-income students have access to the same laptop computing capabilities available to students from higher socioeconomic strata. To date, over 400 incoming freshman have been provided with university-owned laptops to use during their academic career. Each student receives a MacBook Air loaded with UM-licensed software, a protective case, warranty coverage, and tools for secure backup. Congratulations to Lisa Ahlgren, Gretchen Kopmanis, Susan Perreault, Rob Wilke (LSA) Justin Day, Erin Ranville (ITS)!

Author: News Staff

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