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The Tech Center

The Tech Center

The Tech Center is available for student use during general access hours, and is also used as a teaching lab by Educational Technology. We offer trainings in this space for special digital projects and course-related technology use.


Work and Study Spaces

Work and Study Spaces

The Tech Center has multiple areas for group and individual video viewing, editing, and collaboration spaces. We also have two microrecording studios for audio projects.

Tech Center Digital Media Lab

Our Tech Center Lab offers students a space on campus where they can access various specialty software to help them create, connect, and collaborate on personal and academic projects. The lab has 30 iMacs, high-resolution scanners, and other media items available for checkout at the Service Desk. You'll also find comfortable seating areas to work with your laptop alone or in small groups.

Tech Center Fall/Spring Semester Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday: Noon - 4:00 p.m.

School breaks and holidays have restricted hours; finals and reading periods have extended hours. Please check posted hours in lab for details

 

 Specialty software available to students, staff, and faculty include:

Microsoft Suite: Students can access the complete Microsoft Suite, including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint to complete assignments and projects for class.

Adobe Creative Suite: Adobe CC gives you access to a collection of Adobe applications for Graphic Design, Video Editing, Web Development, Photography, and Cloud Services. 

  • Graphic Design: Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator
  • Video Editing: Adobe After Effects and Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Web Development: Adobe Dreamweaver and Adobe Muse
  • Photography: Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Lightroom
  • PDF Editing: Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • And  more!

iWork Applications: Access productivity software from Apple, including Pages to edit creative and professional documents, Numbers to interact with and edit data, and Keynote to create visually appealing slideshows. 

iMovie and Finale Cut Pro: Create and edit video content using Apple's easy-to-learn applications.  iMovie offers a user-friendly option for students to create professional videos edit them, while Finale Cut Pro allows students to create more professional-quality projects as Finale provides access to a wide variety of effects and titling options to allow more creativity in video projects.

Garageband and Audacity:  Use Garageband to access a complete sound library and learn, play, record, and share music and podcasts. Audacity is also an audio editor and recorder commonly used for podcasts, where users can record live audio and cut, copy, splice or mix sounds together.

Tableau: Tableau is an interactive data visualization tool that can be used to create with customized visual analytics (dashboards) and generate compelling insights using a wide variety of data sources.