Stories tagged with: J. Warren McClure School of Emerging Communication Technologies

Virtual reality for real-world policing: OHIO’s next-gen VR training to be provided to 30,000 officers across the state

May 22, 2024 An immersive, scenario-based virtual reality training series developed by Ohio University will serve as the centerpiece for the State of Ohio’s “Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (OPOTA),” a program that will help train approximately 30,000 law enforcement professionals across the state.

Expanding the broadband workforce: Ohio University helps solve training, access issues in Southeast Ohio

May 17, 2024 Through teaching a new 5G Readiness Certification, Ohio University will help expand the broadband workforce and provide Southeast Ohioans with reliable, affordable internet access.

OHIO students honored with Student Enhancement Awards

May 2, 2024 The Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards (SEA) program provided 30 students with a total of $143,490 in funding for their original research, scholarship and creative work this spring.

McClure Day brings alumni back to campus to share their industry knowledge with students

April 1, 2024 Students in the McClure School got the chance to learn about possible career paths and the state of the technology industry from those who came before them during McClure School Day 2024. 

Cybersecurity fellows program and scholarship awardees announced

February 9, 2024 Ten OHIO students were inducted into the inaugural Cybersecurity Fellows program and scholarship in the central Ohio chapter of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA).

Ohio University to build broadband workforce in region as part of Ohio’s Broadband and 5G Workforce Strategy

December 5, 2023 Ohio University will lead southeast Ohio’s regional hub for broadband and 5G workforce development. The hub will provide training resources to the southeast Ohio community.

OHIO ranked in Top 50 in U.S. for virtual reality and game development

November 16, 2023 The annual rankings also list OHIO in the Top 25 nationally among public colleges and universities, and among the Top 10 in the Midwest.

Charles 'Chip' Linscott named director of the J. Warren McClure School of Emerging Communication Technologies

June 30, 2023 Charles “Chip” Linscott has been named the director of the J. Warren McClure School of Emerging Communication Technologies.

Scripps expertise: The booming esports industry

June 5, 2023 Ohio University opened its state-of-the-art 3,200 square foot esports facility in Scripps Hall in October 2022.

Susy Cheston’s experience at Ohio University and WOUB helped inspire her passion for addressing international poverty issues

May 25, 2023 Susy Cheston is now the chief growth officer at an international non-profit called the Business Council for Peace, but as a young woman pursued a career in public media leadership.

Global spotlight for virtual reality tools created at Ohio University

March 8, 2023 As America focuses on police training, Ohio University developed headset immersion tools that teach law enforcement how to deal with people in tough situations.

OHIO Eastern Esports Center grand opening set for March 2023

March 1, 2023 After months of planning and collaborating with students, Ohio University Eastern’s new Esports Center is complete, with a grand opening planned for March 7, 2023, at 3:30 p.m.

From music masterclass in Austin to photos at the White House, Scripps spells experience

January 27, 2023 Throughout the Scripps College of Communication, options for experiential learning are coast to coast for Ohio University students.

Fall Grad Spotlight: Owen Bailey

December 10, 2022 Owen Bailey is graduating this fall with a bachelor’s degree in communication from the Information and Telecommunications Systems program at the J. Warren McClure School of Emerging Communication Technologies. 

New Joe Berman Lecture Series on the “Future of Media” kicks-off Nov. 16

November 15, 2022 The Scripps College of Communication at Ohio University is launching a new lecture series this week aimed at examining the “Future of Media.”