Come to the GCC to enhance your media and communication skills, get ahead in the job market, make use of our 21st-century media resources, rent equipment, and enjoy our comfortable seating and kitchenette.
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Expert written and oral communication, including presentation ability, were the skills most sought after in new hires according to a GMAC Corporate Recruiters Survey,. And digital skills and digital literacy can become a significant advantage in a competitive job market, according to this report.
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The GCC is located on the garden level of James Addison Jones Library and emphasizes accessibility and universal design. The main entrance is through the garden patio between Proctor Hall and the library and can be reached by car. You can also enter through the library and go down the stairs.
The GCC has both PC and Mac computers licensed to use the full Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, which is the industry standard. Included in the suite are Premiere, Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator, Audition, Publisher, InDesign, and many other programs. Adobe features a robust set of tutorials for software on its website. Complete your post processing work in the studios or on computers outside of the studios. Using the institution’s G Suite, you can easily save your work to the cloud.
Students are encouraged to apply for our competitive fellowship program, the GCC Fellows. The Fellows program offers selected students an elite experience that varies based on individual interests. In all cases, the GCC Fellows focus on taking their media and communication skills to the next level. Fellows are encouraged to add their fellowship to their resumes and develop their “elevator” pitch about the program, providing unique talking points for job interviews.
The GCC features a videowall in our lobby that can be used for competitive gaming and esports, sports replays, news channel comparisons, or other purposes; a cozy lounge area with different types of seating, a Power Tower portable mobile charging unit, a Luxor charging station for multiple mobile devices with a self-programmable locking door, and cafe-style tables; , a kitchenette with refrigerator and microwave; and other spaces designed for individual and group projects. Whiteboards are also located throughout the GCC.
You may be eligible for our new Stay Local Scholarship, which supports bright minds right in our home state of North Carolina. LEARN MORE