St. Bonaventure University’s Office of Technology Services has received a $13,247 grant from the F.T. and Anna C. Manley Trust to upgrade the digital media center in Friedsam Memorial Library.
The upgrades are expected to be completed by October 2015.
The center, which will be renamed the Manley Digital Media Center, will be equipped with the latest digital media technology to support the current and expected demands of digital learning, said Dr. Michael Hoffman, associate provost and chief information officer at St. Bonaventure.
“We’re very grateful to the Manley Trust for their support of this project,” Hoffman said. “This will allow us to modernize the media center and introduce the Bonaventure community to the latest technologies. Many thanks to Ann Tenglund, Dan Donner and Larry Sorokes for their help in crafting the grant proposal.”
The grant will fully fund the upgrading of the center and include: a 3-D printer, four PC workstations, a Macintosh workstation, a wireless access point, a green screen (for video recording), five Adobe Creative Suite licenses, a digital exam scanner, a high-definition web camera, a high-definition digital camcorder and tripod, a 50-inch high-definition display and wall mount, and a digital media player.
Hoffman said the center can be used by students, faculty, staff and community members to:
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