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Moravian College Joins Great Plains Educational Alliance Network with a $40,000 in-kind gift"

Moravian College recently received a $40,000 in-kind gift from Great Plains Dynamics Software. The gift will provide the College’s Economics and Business Department with business-related software, technical support, training workbooks, educational materials, and faculty training. John D. Rossi, III, MBA, CPA/PFS, CMA, CFM, CFP (Assistant Professor ofAccounting) spearheaded the effort the secure the gift.

Great Plains Dynamics is the world's leading provider of financial management software and serves more than 45,000 companies on five continents. The company helps users stay ahead of today's competitive world markets by combining financial management tools with responsive 24-hour support. Moravian College Students will benefit greatly from joining more than 150 schools worldwide with the advanced Great Plains technology in the classroom.

Beginning with the fall term of 1999, a computer lab will be added for the Intermediate Accounting Class, which will reinforce accounting theory by teaching students with Great Plains Dynamics software. Several opportunities exist to expand these benefits to other classes and programs. The Great Plains Educational Alliance Network will provide Moravian College students with leading edge information technology and a valuable edge in the job market.