St. George’s University Recognized for Initiative in Reaching International Community via the Web

sgu recognized for initiative in reaching international community via webFounded in 1991, Sonic Foundry is a technology leader in the emerging rich media communications marketplace. This cutting edge organization selected SGU as a finalist for the Global Reach Award as part of its third annual Rich Media Impact Awards.  This award recognizes SGU’s successful initiative in reaching the international community through the use of Sonic Foundry’s Mediasite technology.

Mediasite is a communication medium which delivers information through a transformational webcasting system.  SGU currently uses Mediasite to capture and deliver key presentations and lectures via the web. An example of which is Dr. John R. David’s 8th Annual WINDREF Lecture which can be viewed under the Lectures at SGU subhead of News and Events on the SGU home page.

Sonic Foundry launched the Rich Media Impact Awards program to recognize excellence in the practical and creative integration of its webcasting platform in business, education, health and government.  Sixteen organizations across eight categories will be honored at a special awards dinner in Madison, WI on May 7th where winners in each category including Global Reach will be announced.

Published on 4/25/07