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Media Commons open house set at New Kensington campus

10/6/2011 —


2:00 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 13, Conference Center, Room 12B

Media consultant Nick Smerker is the guest speaker at Penn State New Kensington's Media Commons open house at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, in the campus Conference Center.

Media Commons is a University-wide initiative to provide a variety of services to help students, faculty and staff produce and publish multimedia projects. The open house will include tours of the studio and presentations on how the studio supports teaching, learning and research.

Smerker, Penn State's travelling consultant for Media Commons, provides an overview of the facilities and the equipment. The informal presentation in the New Kensington studio, located on the lower level of the Conference Center, room 12B, is followed by question-and-answer sessions. The event is open to the public and no reservations are required.

The studio is equipped with an HD camera, studio lighting, green screen, and microphones, and can be utilized for video or audio productions. Consultants, training opportunities and audio/video production facilities are available to beginners as well as advanced users.

For information, contact Deborah Sillman at dys100@psu.edu via e-mail.

For more about Media Commons, visit http://www.nk.psu.edu/StudentServices/IT/mediacommons.htm online.

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