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Moraine Valley Community College logo: Wi-Fi Hotspot Lending
This article was published on: April 5, 2023

In 2020, students attending Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills, Illinois found themselves in the same situation as a lot of learners during the COVID-19 pandemic: scrambling for ways to connect to video lectures and online materials when classes switched from in-person to remote. Daniel Matthews, Digital Services Librarian for the college, noted that […]

School kids doing homework thanks to Mobile Hotspots
This article was published on: February 25, 2023

Established by a group of former teachers 17 years ago, Career Compass of Louisiana is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that has helped more than 125,000 students figure out how to get from high school graduation to “what’s next”. Not only does the educational nonprofit work one-on-one with graduating seniors to match their passions to their […]

This article was published on: April 26, 2021

West Virginia’s Berkeley County School District made their first purchase of hotspot devices from Mobile Citizen in July 2020. Since then, they’ve bought over 1,000 devices with high-speed Internet service to make sure all their students could get online from home. David Kenney, Director of Information Technology for the school district, says that even though […]

This article was published on: September 20, 2016

The Healthy Schools Campaign (HSC) knows that healthy children make better learners. That is why they advocate for policies and programs that allow students, faculty and staff to learn and work in a healthy environment. For HSC, having reliable Internet access is mission critical. For basic Internet access, they had 1 DSL line for years […]

This article was published on: September 20, 2016

“Nearly all of the doctoral students in our urban education leadership program work full-time; and their work tends to be mobile. Reliable Internet access means they can stay connected to their work as well as their coaches, both of which are critical to achieving success in our program and in their schools. In addition to […]

This article was published on: September 19, 2016

Philadelphia Mennonite High School (PMHS), a high school dedicated to preparing urban youth for leadership, service and peacemaking, took a very basic Internet access need and turned it into a success story for administrators, teachers and students. Originally looking to Mobile Citizen as a resource for filling its ‘dark areas’– two classrooms without Internet access, […]