Duke Energy Florida to present check to community college on Oct. 23

Duke Energy will present the College of Central Florida with a check for $100,000 to develop a digital media specialization at the Citrus County Campus.

The presentation will take place at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, at the Citrus Campus, 3800 S. Lecanto Highway in Lecanto.

The grant will support development of an 18-station media lab, equipment and software, instructional expenses, and program development and promotion. The first classes will be offered in fall 2014.

The Digital Media concentration within the Associate in Arts degree includes four, four-credit courses: Introduction to Digital Media, Digital Imaging and Fundamentals, Digital Video and Sounds, and Fundamentals of Interactive Design.

The program is currently offered at the CF Ocala Campus.

For information, call Dr. Vernon Lawter, Citrus Campus vice president, 352-746-6721, Ext. 6109.