Dakota Wesleyan announces initiative, partnership with Apple

MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) Dakota Wesleyan University has unveiled an initiative and a partnership with international technology company Apple.

The Daily Republic reports that university President Amy Novak announced Tuesday that all full-time, on-campus students would receive an iPad on the first day of class this fall under the initiative called Digital DWU.

Novak also announced that tuition will not increase next school year, but students will see a technology fee.

University officials say the partnership with Apple is the first of its kind in South Dakota, giving students the experience and technological skills necessary to compete in the real world.

Novak says students can expect a person iPad, Apple TV in classrooms across campus, faster bandwidth and an engaging education.

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