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Palomar distributes hundreds of laptops, electronic resources to students

Funded by the federal CARES Act, college staff handed out more than $315,000 in resources to support the ongoing distance learning effort.

 

Last updated 3/3/2021 at 12:05pm

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Palomar College distributed laptop computers, printing cards, internet hotspots and webcams to hundreds of students on Thursday, Feb. 25.

SAN MARCOS – As students across the nation continue to learn remotely during the COVID-19 health crisis, Palomar College distributed laptop computers, printing cards, internet hotspots and webcams to hundreds of students on Thursday, Feb. 25.

The effort was funded by the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, and involved a drive-through distribution in Parking Lot 12 of the San Marcos campus that continued for most of the day.

"We have been so humbled and inspired by the ability of our students to meet this health crisis and learn remotely, but we also recognize that...



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