The Alvernia University Media & Technology Suite is a state-of-the-art facility housing a multimedia computer lab equipped with 15 high-end iMac computers for aural, graphic, and video editing; a video recording green-screen room equipped with High Definition recording capabilities via Tricaster technologies, LED lightning; a sound production room equipped with keyboard synthesizer, microphones and a web camera for music & podcast production.
Paramount to the information age and global markets, the Alvernia University Media & Technology Suite provides a unique place where art, emergent media, and technology work together toward innovation and insight. In creating a place that fosters creative expression and entrepreneurial skills, Alvernia University is committed to engaging students, inspiring faculty and staff, and offering a number of collaborative initiatives with the surrounding community.
Media & Technology Suite Objectives:
To increase knowledge about, appreciation for, and enjoyment of technology tools and trends;
To develop effective aural, written, visual, and oral communication skills using modern technology equipment and spaces;
To develop an awareness of the impact on society of electronic communication and media technology;
To support distance learning activities, courses, and programs at the undergraduate and graduate level;
To provide faculty and staff with technology innovations that enrich the learning experience;
To experiment with and evaluate new classroom, delivery, and presentation technologies;
To facilitate the production of a variety of content for the University and surrounding community;
To prepare students to use their communication skills, research techniques, and accumulated knowledge in a professional setting.
Media Suite provides state of the art technology loan out services for multimedia related projects. Equipment is available to both faculty and students on a daily basis. Please read our Equipment Policy section for additional information.
Media Suite is divided into three different sections, a state of the art computer lab, featuring fifteen 27" dual boot iMac computers, a video studio with a green screen technology and high definition video production equipment and a sound development and recording studio.