Union College

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Alerts

01.11.2018 | Security flaws (Meltdown and Spectre) affecting many computers, tablets, and mobile devices

Please see alert for information on the Meltdown and Spectre security flaws.

02.21.2018 | Ensemble Video - Unavailable @ 12-2 AM EST for Scheduled Upgrade

The Ensemble Video cloud servers will be unavailable on Wednesday morning (2/21/18) from 12:01AM - 2AM ET for a planned upgrade to Ensemble Video 4.8.

Enterprise System Maintenance

Tuesday, 4:00 am - 8:00 am

Wednesday, 4:00 am - 8:00 am

Thursday, 4:00 am - 8:00 am

Sunday, 6:00 am - 12:00 pm

Enterprise Systems may be unavailable during these times.

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What equipment is available within each of the rooms?

What equipment is accessible within each of the rooms?

FCRC-Room 205

All computers installed in the Faculty Computing Resource Center are equipped with Microsoft Office, Adobe CS6, etc. Specialty applications such as Audacity (audio editing), ArcGIS, Mathematica, OmniPage OCR, etc. are also installed although not all applications are on all computers.  There are 2 iMacs, that are configured as dual boot Mac OS X and Windows 7.  There are 2 Dell PCs that have HP ScanJet and Epson Scanners. A  22" Wacom Cintiq HD Touch Pen Display is available  and suited for a variety of creative work, including animation, photography, graphic design, and video editing. 

Both an HP Color LaserJet 3800n and a LaserJet 4050tn are also available to all computers in the FCRC.

ConnectIT LAB-Room 206

The two smaller Multipurpose Rooms located in the Digital Studio on the second floor of Schaffer Library were combined and converted into an extended, flexible environment for faculty and students to connect with remote locations in real time to research, practice, and experiment with multi-modal, collaborative, and adaptive learning techniques. The new “ConnectIT Lab” offers technology that provides an immersive learning/meeting environment for participants, connecting two remote locations for synchronous instruction and real time collaboration to enhance learning and other important college initiatives and events.  Drop ceiling mics, 2 HD wide angle cameras, a 70” LCD display, and 4 ceiling speakers provide the foundation and infrastructure needed for a virtual experience of high quality. There is a MacMini permanently installed in the room that connects to the LCD.  Seating capacity is 16.

PRODUCTION BOOTH-Room 208/ PRODUCTION STUDIO-Room 209

These two rooms are setup to do pre and post production video.  Faculty, staff and students (with a faculty/staff sponsor) can use this space to record video sessions.  The room is equipped with 5 LED Lights, Green Screen, black back drop, microphones, and digital video cameras.  The production booth is equipped with a 27" iMac that has all the necessary software for pre and post video and audio production.

ISOLATION BOOTH-Room 234 

The 4'x6' isolation booth is equipped with a noise-canceling microphone and two sets of headphones for creating podcasts and/or lectures. A Mac Pro with a 22" Wacom Cintiq is also available and loaded with all the necessary software for pre and post audio production.