The Global Education Alliance announces the semi-finalists for the AMX Innovation awards.
AMX Innovation Awards
The Global Education Alliance will announce the winners of the AMX Innovation Awards next week at UBTech 2012 in Las Vegas.
The competition for $100,000 in AMX products draws to a close next week at UBTech 2012.
By Curtis Emery

AMX has released a list of semi-finalists for this year’s AMX Innovation Awards, which will be announced on June 11 at UBTech 2012 in Las Vegas. These awards are given to institutions of higher education that express innovation in the integration of technology into their specific college environment. The finalists will be chosen by the Global Education Alliance — a panel of the University Business Leadership Institute representatives, media and A/V industry experts. Winners will be announced in three categories: Automation and Control, Collaboration Initiatives and the Connected Campus Award. Each winner will be given $100,000 worth of AMX equipment along with the recognition of being on the forefront of technological integration.

Jackie Deluna, AMX’s marketing manager for education says in a prepared statement, “These universities are answering 21st century challenges in higher education with ground-breaking uses of technology. From connected campuses to multimedia lecture capabilities, distance learning and environmental sustainability; we were blown away by how many truly creative entries we received — selecting just three finalists will be a challenge.” 

The following semi-finalists have been chosen for the AMX Innovation Awards:

• Berkeley College
• Southern Methodist University
• Queensland University of Technology
• University Of Houston-Downtown
• Elizabeth City State University
• University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
• California Baptist University
• KU Leuven
• University of Queensland
• University of Washington School of Dentistry
• Stanford University School of Medicine
• The George Washington University
• Temple University
• University of Florida
• Liberty University
• Oral Roberts University
• The Illinois College of Optometry
• University of Ottawa
• University of Strathclyde
• Wake Forest University Schools of Business
• University of Central Oklahoma
• University of Colorado Boulder

UBTech, formerly EduComm, awarded the following three schools the AMX Innovation Award last year at EduComm 2011: The University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine in Gainsville FL, received the New Learning Space Award. The Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, received the Automation and Control Award. And, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, NJ received the Collaborations Initiative Award. TD End Icon Final 14 px


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