Westminster, Md., September 3, 2021—Carroll Community College (Carroll) will
open a cutting-edge Virtual Reality (VR) Lab on its campus on September 7th.
Nicknamed the “Lynx Lab,” it will provide VR experiences spanning a broad range
of topics, including anatomy, history, coding, languages, science and
engineering. These virtual experiences will be free and by appointment only for
students and faculty.
always been on the leading edge of educational experiences for our students,
and virtual reality provides a new and powerful avenue for learning,“ said Dr.
James D. Ball, President, Carroll Community College.
currently more than 40 programs that students can experience, spanning a wide
variety of topics, with more to be added in the coming months. Some examples
people associate VR solely with gaming, this technology provides an immersive,
visual learning experience that is both powerful and engaging,” said Andrea
Gravelle, Director of Online Learning & Media, who oversees the lab.
“Studies have shown that VR leads to higher student engagement, and it also
provides opportunities for students to collaborate. Plus, it is a whole lot of
information go to: https://www.carrollcc.edu/VR-Lab/
Community College’s mission is Empowering learners. Changing
lives. Building community. Carroll Community College (Carroll)
provides accessible, high-quality educational opportunities to advance careers,
enrich lives, and strengthen the community we serve. Carroll offers academic
and career preparation leading to transfer to four-year colleges and
universities, and for direct entry into professional opportunities.
Personalized learning, small class size, individualized attention from expert
faculty, affordability, a convenient location, and customized training and
services to the business community all make Carroll a popular choice. Since
1993, the College has served more than 144,000 students of all ages and
backgrounds. Carroll Community College is located at 1601 Washington Road,
Westminster, Md., 21157. Visit us on our website at www.carrollcc.edu.