Recruiting Students (Campus Ambassadors)
larry.cafiero at gmail.com
Fri Jun 27 05:47:36 UTC 2008
Add me, Jack: I'm a student at Cabrillo College in Aptos (Santa Cruz
County), California. I'm an ambassador and I'm also the president
(albeit outgoing president in the Fall) of the Cabrillo College
GNU/Linux Users Group.
Let me know what I can do to help.
On 6/26/08, Jack Aboutboul <jaa at redhat.com> wrote:
> Hey All,
> I'm sorry I missed the marketing meeting earlier today, but I was told
> that there was discussion of recruiting students to help out with Fedora
> and Fedora marketing efforts. I have been working for the past couple
> of weeks to put together something modeled after the ambassadors which I
> tentatively call "Campus Ambassadors". The mission of the campus
> ambassadors is something similar to what Mozilla does with the Firefox
> Campus Rep program--to have someone who can speak to the student body
> about Fedora and represent Fedora at relevant campus events.
> Also, I am looking to require campus ambassadors to hold one info
> session or tech talk type thing per semester to make sure that there is
> constant action and interest in Fedora.
> There will be a community architecture team meeting in Raleigh next week
> at which I would like to present the final plan for this and officially
> launch. I have already been in contact with a number of students from
> various universities (Berkeley, Oswego, CMU, Auburn, Texas A&M) and so
> far there is interest.
> Just thought I would kick the idea out to the list and see what people
> had to say. My plan is to put up a wiki page for this tomorrow or over
> the weekend, so that it can be presented next week.
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