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From Noah Slater <nsla...@apache.org>
Subject Fwd: The Apache Software Foundation Community Development Project Welcomes Student Proposals for Google Summer of Code 2013
Date Tue, 09 Apr 2013 20:19:49 GMT
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From: Sally Khudairi <sk@apache.org>
Date: 9 April 2013 17:00
Subject: The Apache Software Foundation Community Development Project
Welcomes Student Proposals for Google Summer of Code 2013
To: "announce@apache.org" <announce@apache.org>


>> this announcement is also available online at http://s.apache.org/AVV


Hundreds of students mentored in "The Apache Way" of Open Source community
leadership

Forest Hill, MD –9 April 2013– The Apache Software Foundation (ASF)'s
Community Development (ComDev) project today announced its acceptance into
the Google Summer of Code (GSoC) as a mentoring organization for the eighth
consecutive year.

The ComDev team helps newcomers learn about the ASF's projects, governance,
and activities, and guides them in becoming part of the meritocratic,
all-volunteer Apache community.

Established in 2005, the Google Summer of Code offers student developers
from around the world stipends to write code for various Open Source
software projects over a three month period.

The ASF has actively participated in GSoC since the program's inception,
mentoring 30-45 students each year, and providing exposure to real-world
software and community development "The Apache Way".

Countless GSoC students mentored by the Apache community continue to be
long-term code committers on a variety of Apache projects. Some active
program participants have even been elected as members of the ASF.

This year, dozens of Apache projects have committed to mentoring GSoC
students. They include, but are not limited to, Accumulo, Airavata, Axiom,
Bloodhound, CloudStack, CouchDB, Crunch, Giraph, Gora, Hama, Hive, Isis,
Jena, Lenya, Lucene, Mahout, ManifoldCF, Mesos, Nutch, ODE, OpenMeetings,
OpenOffice, Pig, Rat, SIS, Sling, Solr, Stanbol, Tika, VXQuery, Wookie,
XalanJ, and XercesJ.

The ComDev team recommends GSoC students to discuss ideas directly with all
Apache project(s) of interest before the official start of the application
phase on Monday, 22 April 2013. The ASF's more than 100 Top-Level Projects
and nearly three dozen initiatives in the Apache Incubator are listed at
http://www.apache.org/ and http://incubator.apache.org/ respectively.

For more information on Apache Community Development and to get involved
with Apache projects for GSoC, visit http://community.apache.org/gsoc.html

Details on the Google Summer of Code is available at
http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/homepage/google/gsoc2013

About The Apache Software Foundation (ASF)
Established in 1999, the all-volunteer Foundation oversees nearly one
hundred fifty leading Open Source projects, including Apache HTTP Server —
the world's most popular Web server software. Through the ASF's
meritocratic process known as "The Apache Way", more than 400 individual
Members and 3,500 Committers successfully collaborate to develop freely
available enterprise-grade software, benefiting millions of users
worldwide: thousands of software solutions are distributed under the Apache
License; and the community actively participates in ASF mailing lists,
mentoring initiatives, and ApacheCon, the Foundation's official user
conference, trainings, and expo. The ASF is a US 501(3)(c) not-for-profit
charity, funded by individual donations and corporate sponsors including
AMD, Basis Technology, Citrix, Cloudera, Facebook, Go Daddy, Google, HP,
Hortonworks, Huawei, IBM, InMotion Hosting, Matt Mullenweg, Microsoft, PSW
Group, SpringSource/VMware,
 WANdisco, and Yahoo!. For more information, visit
http://www.apache.org/or follow @TheASF on Twitter.

"Apache", "Accumulo", "Apache Accumulo", "Airavata", "Apache Airavata",
"Axiom", "Apache Axiom", "Bloodhound", "Apache Bloodhound", "CloudStack",
"Apache CloudStack", "CouchDB", "Apache CouchDB", "Crunch", "Apache
Crunch", "Giraph", "Apache Giraph", "Gora", "Apache Gora", "Hama", "Apache
Hama", "Hive", "Apache Hive", "Isis", "Apache Isis", "Jena", "Apache Jena",
"Lenya", "Apache Lenya", "Lucene", "Apache Lucene", "Mahout", "Apache
Mahout", "ManifoldCF", "Apache ManifoldCF", "Mesos", "Apache Mesos",
"Nutch", "Apache Nutch", "ODE", "Apache ODE", "OpenMeetings", "Apache
OpenMeetings", "OpenOffice", "Apache OpenOffice", "Pig", "Apache Pig",
"Rat", "Apache Rat", "SIS", "Apache SIS", "Sling", "Apache Sling", "Solr",
"Apache Solr", "Stanbol", "Apache Stanbol", "Tika", "Apache Tika",
"VXQuery", "Apache VXQuery",  "Wookie", "Apache Wookie", "XalanJ", "Apache
XalanJ", "XercesJ", "Apache XercesJ",  and "ApacheCon" are registered
trademarks or trademarks of the
 Apache Software Foundation in the United States and/or other countries.
All other brands and trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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Contact:
Sally Khudairi
Vice President
The Apache Software Foundation
press@apache.org
+1 617 921 8656

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