Tours and Demonstrations Will Take Community behind the Scenes
The Digital Media Center invites the community to visit and tour this state-of-the-art educational facility to learn more about its academic programs.
Tours will take you behind the scenes in Santa Ana College’s TV/Video Communications, Digital Media Arts and Digital Music departments. Santa Ana College student works will be showcased, including music scored for videos, digital media art projects, as well as TV/video productions. The public will have a chance to visit the TV studio where the award-winning Around and About Orange County and Noticiero Latino are produced. In all departments, the cutting-edge equipment used in their academic programs will be showcased and demonstrated.
Friday, October 16, 2015
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Digital Media Center
1300 South Bristol Street
Santa Ana, CA 92704
Since 2006, the 28,000-square-foot facility, has married a business incubator for emerging digital media companies with Santa Ana College instructional space. Santa Ana College students benefit from a fully-equipped, four-camera studio with master control room; six digital editing bays; six DVD authoring and computer-generated graphics workstations; three classrooms equipped with remote desktop connection software that support courses in graphic design, digital media arts, digital music, TV/video production; two conference rooms; and access to a high-speed network infrastructure, wireless Ethernet, and a centralized server. The instructional programs housed in the Digital Media Center prepare students for in-demand careers.
The Open House is tailor-made for parents, students and business community.
For more information, call (714) 241-5836 or visit http://ranchodmc.com/event/open-house. RSVPs are accepted at http://tinyurl.com/otx5ysz.
About the Digital Media Center
The Digital Media Center (DMC), an economic development program of Rancho Santiago Community College District (RSCCD) and a Santa Ana College (SAC) instructional center, joins technology, business, and education under one roof. The DMC was made possible through a $1.6 million U.S. Department of Commerce grant facilitated by the WRJ Group, land donated by the City of Santa Ana and Measure E funds. The DMC features a RSCCD-hosted business incubator nurturing digital media companies and college programs and seminars in the digital media arts, TV/video, and business. For more information, visit www.ranchodmc.com.
About Santa Ana College
Santa Ana College (SAC), which is turning 100 years old in 2015, serves about 18,000 students each semester at its main campus in Santa Ana. The college prepares students for transfer to four-year institutions, provides invaluable workforce training, and customized training for business and industry. In addition, another 11,000 students are served through the college’s School of Continuing Education located at Centennial Education Center. Ranked as one of the nation’s top two-year colleges awarding associate degrees to Latino and Asian students, the college is also recognized throughout the state for its comprehensive workforce training programs for nurses, firefighters, law enforcement and other medical personnel. SAC is one of two comprehensive colleges under the auspices of the Rancho Santiago Community College District. Visit www.sac.edu to learn more. For information about Santa Ana College’s Centennial, please visit www.sac.edu/100.
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