Virtual Reality Training Academy at Lehman College (CUNY): Now Recruiting!

Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality (AR & VR) are some of the fastest growing sectors of our economy. These technologies are continuing to spread far beyond the gaming world. AR and VR are being utilized by enterprise and education professionals to train employees and better educate students. Here’s how you can get started on an exciting career and earn an accredited certificate!

START DATE: MAY 14, 2018

Open House on March 1st

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The Virtual Reality Training Academy and Development Lab at Lehman College (CUNY) teaches the skills needed to create Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality applications for enterprise and education. The curriculum covers many diverse fields, including: architecture, product visualization, game creation, multimedia design, and broadcast media.

In this fast-track program, students receive 10 months of training, including 6 months working directly on real-life projects in different market segments.

NEWS AND MEDIA

EON Reality and the Virtual Reality Training Academy at Lehman College (CUNY) have been recognized by several media outlets, including CNBC. Students of the program have opportunities to attend professional events and trade shows in the local community. Previous events include NYVR Expo and Made in NY talks – Breaking into the VR | AR industry.

EVENTS AND TRADE SHOWS

Students attended VRNY Expo and presented their project to industry professionals.

Carrier Pannel: Breaking Into the VR | AR Industry. Made in NY talks, in collaboration with Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME)

Lehman College (CUNY) staff and advisors for the VR Training Academy.

Lehman College (CUNY) staff and advisors for the VR Training Academy.

Students attended VRNY Expo and presented their project to industry professionals.

Students attended VRNY Expo and presented their project to industry professionals.

GRADUATING CLASS OF 2017

Students of Lehman College’s first Virtual Reality Training Academy graduated in 2017 and are now recognized as EON Reality Certified AR/VR Developers!

STUDENTS WORK ON REAL, FORTUNE 5000 CLIENT PROJECTS

Previous client projects students have worked on include:

  • ExxonMobil: Immersive 3D Training Environment (I3TE) is a 3D immersive training platform that improves the way field training is done. This patent pending technology lets plant operators and engineers gain valuable “hands on” training inside a simulated plant or facility that mimics what they experience in real life.
  • Penn State Lions
  • Miami University Hurricanes Fan Engagement: 360 Virtual Reality Experience for Mobile
  • King Tut VR: Mobile app for tourism
  • A Night Stroll in the Alps: An Award-Winning Application Created as part of a museum exhibit. The full 360 degree virtual environment lets you get an personal view of these impressive historical artifacts without having to worry about the curse of the Pharaohs.

OPEN HOUSE SCHEDULE

Open house schedule for 2018: February 1, March 1, and April 13, 2018, from 6:00pm-8:00pm. Learn more by experiencing this technology first-hand during the Open House Series hosted by Lehman College, held at CUNY on the Concourse.

About Lehman College (CUNY)
Lehman College of the City University of New York (CUNY), the largest urban public higher education system in the United States, has partnered with EON Reality to establish a Virtual and Augmented Reality Training Academy and Development Lab. The Academy and Lab are conveniently located at CUNY on the Concourse, part of Lehman College’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies. The Academy will support the training of CUNY students and New York City residents to become Virtual and Augmented Reality professionals as well support the development of VR and AR applications to assist in teaching CUNY and Lehman students.

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