USCO and Microsoft strengthen alliance

USCO and Microsoft strengthen alliance

The Universidad Surcolombiana and the technology company Microsoft strengthened their alliance to benefit the entire alma mater community.

By: Brayan Smith Sánchez 04 Dec 2020

By: Brayan Smith Sánchez

04 Dec 2020

In this way, thanks to the steps taken through the Administrative Vice-rector and the Faculty of Engineering, all the students, teachers and administrators of the USCO can now count on 20 totally free software tools to be used in up to 5 electronic devices.

Thus, in addition to the well-known programs Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, OneNote, OneDrive and Project, you will also be able to count on the Delve, Kaizala, Planner, Teams, Dynamic 365, Lists, Power Apps, Share Point applications at no cost. , Whiteboard, Power Automate, Stream, Forms, Sway and Yammer, you optimize to do work from home and receive virtual training.

The Rector (e) Hernando Gil Tovar, explained that the alliance with the technology giant Microsoft authorizes the use of these tools to provide more services, work from home and that students, teachers and administrators “can legally use these programs from home.”

The academic vice-rector of the Universidad Surcolombiana, Julio Roberto Jaime, indicated that the application package, included in Microsoft Education, are totally free and licensed for up to five computers.

After explaining that the beneficiaries will be able to download these tools to install them on five different computers and that the instructions to follow to access these services are published on the website of the Universidad Surcolombiana, www.usco.edu.co, and will also be sent to In the emails, the professor of software engineering at alma mater, John Jairo Trujillo, invited us to use these new options.

“Let’s take this opportunity to have these tools in our training processes,” he concluded.

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