::Where There's a Will There's a Way::
The Somali Family Services website team pleased
to announce the completion of the first phase
development on the new Puntland State University
The new website utilizes cutting-edge content
management technology that will enable content
to be posted by multiple contributors anywhere
in the world. This will contribute to universal
education and assist the university in extending
beyond "bricks and mortar".
Phase I Summary
Installed Joomla! Content Management
Designed new, professional look and feel
Reorganized existing content from old
Initiated Knowledge Database, where
contributors can submit online resource
Launched new website on
Looking ahead to Phase II and beyond:
Continue adding and improving content
such as course catalogs, class
schedules, degree information, etc.
Training faculty and students on the use
of the website and content contribution.
Planning for future implementation of
online courses and multimedia content.
Continuous updates and improvements.
website was made possible by volunteers in
Minnesota who gave their time, talent,
energy and expertise to support Puntland
State University, and by the developers of
Joomla! Who work hard to make their
award-winning open source software freely
available to everyone.
Services board chair expresses his highest
gratitude to Sara McDonald who spent hours
and hours of her valuable time and talents
to design Puntland State University. Sara
McDonald born in St. Cloud Minnesota which
is 8200 miles away from Puntland, Somalia,
but she was up until at 1:00am to design
Puntland State University's website in order
to meet the website deadline. With a smile
Abdurashid Ali stated that "Minneapolis
Community and Technical College got a male
camel and Sara will get a female camel."
SomaliTalk.com | Jan 5, 2007
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