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St. Paul College and Sun Microsystems Open Center of Excellence for Immersive Education



Sun Microsystems and St. Paul College held a virtual ribbon cutting ceremony January 21 to celebrate the grand opening of a new Sun Center of Excellence for Open Virtual Worlds. The technology demonstration at the center supports the work of The Education Grid and advances the global build-out of an open network of servers used by the Immersive Education Initiative and the Media Grid. St. Paul College President Donovan Schichtenberg, Sun Microsystems VP of Education Joe Hartley, and Grid Institute Director Aaron Walsh were on hand for the event, which officially opened the college’s Virtual Northstar campus. The campus will offer classes beginning Fall 2009. (Photo courtesy the Media Grid)

For a video tour of St. Paul College’s Virtual Northstar environment using Sun’s Project Wonderland Platform, see http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-pRHNUvuVgg

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