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State technology heads meet in Albany

January 26, 2007

Albany - - Could your workplace run without computers? Imagine operating a college campus without good computer networks.

Representatives from the University System of Georgia came to Albany Friday to find ways to improve their information technology. 

Leaders from 35 Georgia universities who work on technology-based programs on their campuses held a quarterly meeting at Albany State.

The meeting is held on a different college campus each time. This is the first time in a few years that its come to Albany.  

"It's an opportunity for us to come together as a system to talk about system issues that are common to all of us and also have a time for the campuses to exchange ideas," says Tom Maier of the Board of Regents.

"That's how we learn. That's how we can achieve best practices. We cant hoard our information and expect to move forward," says Virginia Stewart of Albany State University.

About 60 people attended. The two day event wrapped up Friday.

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