LANCASTER — Antelope Valley Community College District trustees unanimously approved the purchase of 210 new Dell laptop computers at a cost of approximately $248,200 to be used at the new Sage Hall Learning Center.
The Dell Latitude 5520 laptops will be for students’ use and provide the necessary computer resources to help students succeed, according to the agenda item for the Dec. 10 Board of Trustees meeting. The purchase includes required security asset tracking software.
AV College officials unveiled Sage Hall at a special Oct. 29 ceremony. The two-story building cost an estimated $28.6 million to build. It was paid for with proceeds from Measure AV, the $350 million bond measure passed by local voters in November 2016. The building includes classrooms and a computer lab as well as study rooms, faculty offices and a dean’s suite.