Media Suite

ABOUT THE MEDIA SUITE

The Alvernia University Media Suite is a student-run, state-of-the-art facility housing a multimedia computer lab equipped with 13 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 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.

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MEDIA EQUIPMENT

Working on a project? Don’t own the necessary multimedia technology? Don’t fret, the Media Suite has got you covered! The 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 Media Suite Policies section for additional information and the Equipment Request policy.

The following equipment is available for checkout:

  • Canon Vixia Video Camera
  • Sony Cybershot and Nikon Coolpix Digital Cameras
  • Camera Tripods
  • Microphone Kits
  • Presentation Navigators
  • Sony Headphones
  • Voice Recorders
  • Various cords and cables
  • HDMI
    • Firewire
    • AVI
    • Mini HDMI
    • TRS
    • LXR
  • ATC Studio LED lights
COMPUTER LAB

three mac computers with three chairsThe computer lab features thirteen 27" iMac computers with Mac OS X Snow Leopard and Windows 7 operating systems. The Computer Lab is available on a walk-in basis, or can be reserved for classes or special projects by submitting a request to the Service Desk. Please read our Media Suite Policies section for additional information and Computer Lap Reservations policy.

Installed Programs (on Mac OS X side):

  • Adobe Creative Cloud
    • Adobe Acrobat
    • Adobe After Effects
    • Adobe Audition
    • Adobe Bridge
    • Adobe Character Animator
    • Adobe Distiller
    • Adobe Dreamweaver
    • Adobe Edge Animator
    • Adobe Edge Animate
    • Adobe Edge Code
    • Adobe Edge Reflow
    • Adobe Fireworks
    • Adobe Flash Builder
    • Adobe Flash
    • Adobe Illustrator
    • Adobe Incopy
    • Adobe InDesign
    • Adobe Lightroom
    • Adobe Media Encoder
    • Adobe Muse
    • Adobe Photoshop
    • Adobe Prelude
    • Adobe Premiere Pro
    • Adobe Scout
  • Camtasia 2
  • Garage Band
  • Microsoft Office 2011
    • Excel
    • Outlook
    • PowerPoint
    • Word
  • iMovie
  • iPhoto
  • Panopto
  • Zoom

 

Installed Programs (on PC side):

  • Microsoft Office 2013
    • Access
    • Excel
    • Outlook
    • PowerPoint
    • Publisher
    • Word
  • Panopto
  • Respondus
  • Scantron
  • Zoom

 

The computer lab also has:

  • Scanner
  • Printers
  • Avid M Box Mini
  • CD/DVD Duplicator
VIDEO STUDIO

Do you have a project that requires video creation? Or are you a faculty member who wants to put video lectures online? The Media Suite’s video studio features green screen technology with several templates available. It also features high definition video production equipment including: Tricaster technology, teleprompter, light board, and sound board for live production. The Video Studio can be reserved by submitting a request to the Service Desk. Please read our Media Suite Policies section for additional information and the Video and Audio Room policy. If you need assistance or equipment rental to film your next event, please refer to the Video Recording Policy.

video studio green screen video studio equipment and mounted monitor with control room glass in background
control room for video studio with editing and mastering equipment video studio mastering board
video studio sound board video studio switch box
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SOUND STUDIO

Want to take your project to the next level by creating a voice-over? Or how about a podcast? The Media Suite Sound Studio has the right equipment for your next project. The Sound Studio can be reserved by submitting a request to the Service Desk. Please read our Media Suite Policies section for additional information and the Video and Audio Room policy. 

The Sound Studio is equipped with the following equipment:

  • Keyboard
  • Microphones
  • Headphones
  • Record music with Garage Band
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sound studio patch bay sound studio surround sound amplifier
PRINT SERVICES


Do you have a poster print project? Could your club benefit from displaying upcoming events? The Media Suite offers high quality large poster printing services. Submit a Service Desk ticket with your print request and email your file to: mediasuite@alvernia.edu Check out the Forms and Pricing tab for current rates. Please read our Media Suite Policies section for additional information and the Poster and Printing policy.

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TRAINING

Media Suite Students and Staff are available for various Software Training including use of Blackboard Learning Management System, Turnitin, Respondus, Zoom Web Conference, Camtasia, Panopto and more. In order to receive training in the Media Suite, a service request must be submitted to the Service Desk requesting the type of training, day and time requested.  We provide individual and small/large group trainings.  A representative from the Media Suite will confirm the appointment.






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