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Priming and moving and meeting (oh my)!

Yesterday Abbie and Sierra primed all of our lovely workstations so they could be ready to go for the technology install. That’s some prime priming! Today we finished updating the documentation and built cables before moving all of the computers … Continue reading

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The final push

Here is what the Marcus Garvey Group got accomplished on a bright and sunny Sunday: All printers were successfully added to the network The file server has been connected and mapped to all computers Educational bookmarks have been added The … Continue reading

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Saturdays are now for 451

Rachelle spent last night setting up our external hard drive, because she is amazing. Today we came in (despite the call of gorgeous weather) and accomplished the following: Set up bookmarks on Firefox for educational games, information resources, and multimedia … Continue reading

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Friday Morning Lab Time

Today we accomplished the following: Scanned all computers with AVG and Adaware and set up automatic scans Configured AVG, Adaware, and Windows Update to do automatic updates on all computers Set up network connections between all computers Uninstalled unnecessary programs … Continue reading

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Fun with furniture

Yesterday, while Rachelle was busy as a bee in the lab working on our computers, Sierra, Abbie, and I spent the day at Martin’s workshop. We built 6 wooden workstations and Martin, Sierra, and Abbie transported them to the site … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, back in the lab…

While three teammates were building some cool modular desks for our computers to sit on, some progress was also made on prepping the computers. Today the following was accomplished: managed to finish installing all the software onto the machines.  Yea! … Continue reading

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Another Saturday afternoon of fun!

Today we accomplished the following: Completed installation of Windows security updates on all computers. Installed Firefox, Skype, OpenOffice, Adobe Reader, Scribus. Ran into some trouble with Scribus, as it prompted us to also install a Ghostscript, which we eventually did. … Continue reading

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Class Workday

We accomplished the following today: We replaced the broken seventh computer and installed Windows XP, the service packs, and the internet driver on it. We achieved internet access for the original 6 computers and installed Firefox. We downloaded and installed … Continue reading

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Saturday Workday

Today we successfully installed Windows XP on 6 of our 7 computers. We also installed all of the service pack updates and set up the appropriate user accounts. We found out that one of our computers probably has a video … Continue reading

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Welcome

Welcome to the partial list of project pages for the UIUC engagement with the Marcus Garvey School of Leadership in Champaign, Illinois. Please use the navigation panel to the right to explore the plans, execution details, and documents associated with … Continue reading

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