Communication students at American University gain hands-on experience with the tools of their future professions. The New Media Production center provides students and faculty with state-of-the-art video and audio production facilities, tools and support. CEI worked closely with American University SOC staff to design, build and provide state of the art equipment for: 13 private digital video editing suites with Mac Pro computer systems, including Final Cut Pro and Avid Media Composer, Three digital radio production suites, Two multi-format AV-enabled classrooms, A computer-based newsroom featuring Associated Press’ ENPS,  A 40 x 40 sq. ft. Three-camera television studio, and a fully provisioned media production equipment checkout room.