∞ U of South Florida gives student athletes 13-inch MacBook Pro

The University of Southern Florida is joining the growing number of educational institutions that are utilizing Apple technology to make learning more efficient for its students. 13-inch MacBook ProAs part of the program, the university will provide all of its student athletes with a 13-inch MacBook Pro, allowing them to do schoolwork from anywhere. But they didn’t stop there — the school will also be taking advantage of Apple’s iTunes U.

“The goal is to create an anywhere, anytime learning environment for each of our student-athletes,” said USF Director of Athletics Doug Woolard. “Apple’s MacBook Pro will assist in providing comprehensive academic support services while accommodating the demanding practice and travel schedules of our student-athletes.”

USF will be adding lectures to iTunes U so the students, using the MacBook Pro, can keep up-to-date wherever they may be. iTunes U is an area of the iTunes Store dedicated to free education programs.