WINTER PARK, Florida, November 30, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Full Sail University is proud to announce that it has joined the Orlando/ Central Florida Chapter of the VR / AR Association. As a long-time member of the global tech community and with study programs focused on emerging technologies including computing, cybersecurity, game development, computing, simulation and visualization and development mobile, the university joined the VR / AR association to continue to serve and impact the VR / AR community through education.
The VR / AR Association (VRARA) is a global industry association that strives to provide a local and global community of connected members through its initiatives, including industry committees, educational resources and networking opportunities, through local chapters. Chapters are led by a local chapter president who helps coordinate events, case studies, highlight member institutions, and connect and introduce members in the local community and around the world.
“Our region is home to a tremendous tech-driven ecosystem that continues to innovate at a rapid pace, thus solidifying that of Orlando place as one of the main US hubs for the use of immersive technology, ”said John cunningham, president of the VRARA section of Orlando. “To have Full Sail University as a member of the Orlando/ Central Florida Chapter is a testament to their continued commitment to advancing the technology industry, in addition to providing their educators, students and alumni with the valuable resources and opportunities made available by VRARA. “
VRARA focuses on building a community of members not only of VR and AR solution providers and content creators, but also of a large percentage of members being the brands and customers of VR and AR, of academic institutions, media and entertainment companies, aerospace and defense. businesses, healthcare operators and more. This serves to accelerate networking and knowledge sharing through case studies, discussions, collaborative programs and trainings.
“At Full Sail, we strive to keep our finger on the pulse of the industries in which our degree programs and graduates serve,” said Luis Garcia, vice president of emerging technologies, Full Sail University. “Being a part of VRARA allows us to learn, lead and educate, while continuing to contribute to our thriving tech community both locally and internationally. I am honored to serve on the Orlando Chapter Advisory Board, and I look forward to all that we will accomplish together. “
About Full Sail University:
Full Sail University is an award-winning educational leader for those pursuing careers in entertainment, media, the arts and emerging technologies. Founded in 1979, Full Sail has received numerous accolades throughout its 40-year history, most recently including a 2021 “Best Graduate and Undergraduate Schools to Study Game Design” by The Princeton Review, a 2021 “Top 50 Film Schools” by The Wrap Magazine, and a 2019 “School / University of the Year” from the Florida Association of Post-Secondary Schools and Colleges.
Full Sail University is a higher education and undergraduate institution that offers on-campus and online study programs in fields related to art and design, business, film and television, games, media and communications, music and recording, sports and technology. With more than 82,990 graduates worldwide, Full Sail alumni have worked on countless award-winning projects with individual recognition, including the OSCAR®, Emmy®, GRAMMY®, ADDY®, MTV Video Music Award and Video Game accolades. Award.
Casey tanous, Full Sail University, 407-310-2497, [email protected]
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