UFCG’s students build open source skills with Red Hat Academy

Universidade Federal de Campina Grande (UFCG), a public university in Brazil, has a rich history of providing its students with a vast knowledge of open source skills. For over 15 years, this university has been a prominent OpenStack community contributor globally with more than 150,000 lines of developed code and 30 individual contributors. The university is also contributing to the ManageIQ community as well.

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Lithuanian IT school improves student job prospects with Linux training

Kaunas Information Technology School helps Lithuanians choose a marketable profession, then develop the skills and qualifications needed to meet market demand and obtain a job in IT. To expand its Linux® and open source curricula, the school decided to offer Red Hat Training and Certification through Red Hat Academy, a partnership program with educational organizations. By offering the Red Hat Certified System Administrator course and exam, students gain hands-on experience with Linux technology, improving their job prospects, while the school improves its reputation and competitiveness in the academic community.

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Red Hat launches Red Hat Academy Day events

Red Hat held a series of Red Hat Academy Day events at 30 Red Hat Academies in India. This effort was the first Red Hat Academy road-tour to be conducted globally. During these events Red Hat Academy representatives conducted a celebration for 30 Red Hat Academies and over 5,560 students who have participated in the Red Hat Academy program.

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Red Hat Academy: Aligning education and industry for work-ready graduates

With the increasing speed of IT technology change, educational institutions often struggle with providing current, in-demand curriculums. The Red Hat Academy is specifically designed to address this challenge, providing a no-cost partnership opportunity for educational institutions around the globe.

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Favorite links and pages of the week – January 17, 2014

by Allyn Collins (Red Hat)

Below are links to some pages and articles we found this week and really liked.

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Red Hat Updates Red Hat Academy, Brings Red Hat OpenStack Cloud Technology Education to Secondary and Higher Ed Students,Services Speak
Red Hat Rolls Out OpenStack Platform 4.0 for Enterprise-Class Public, Private and Hybrid Clouds,Integration developer news
Red Hat and the CentOS Project Join Forces to Speed Open Source Innovation,Red Hat
Red Hat Certifications can help you make the most of your Red Hat subscriptions, learn how, Red Hat
Tell us why you should be the 2014 Red Hat Certified Professional of the Year, submit your story today!, Red Hat
Get a free Red Hat winter scarf today through Feb 28, 2014 when you choose any combo of a course, exam, and lab,Red Hat #RHWP2013

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Red Hat Updates Red Hat Academy, Brings Red Hat OpenStack Cloud Technology Education to Secondary and Higher Ed Students

Red Hat Academy introduces expanded curriculum to include Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform and Red Hat JBoss Middleware and launches new and redesigned web-based, mobile-friendly textbooks

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. – January 14, 2014 – Red Hat North America Partner Conference – Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced updates to Red Hat Academy, the company’s open source education program that offers turnkey curriculum materials for educational programs in global secondary and higher education institutions. Red Hat has expanded Red Hat Academy to include content on Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform and Red Hat JBoss Middleware, making Red Hat Academy the first program of its kind to offer an organized OpenStack offering, including a curriculum for instructors, textbooks, and labs, to high school and higher educational institutions.

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