Full Sail University Named As One of the Orlando Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work”

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Full Sail University (fullsail.edu), is proud to announce that it has been named one of the Orlando Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work” at an awards celebration held in Orlando, FL today at the Sheraton Orlando Downtown. Additional finalists in attendance included the Orlando Magic, Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort, and Regions Bank.

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“Full Sail University is proud to be recognized as one of the Orlando Business Journal’s Best Places to Work,” said Garry Jones, President of Full Sail University.

Full Sail University (fullsail.edu), is proud to announce that it has been named one of the Orlando Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work” at an awards celebration held in Orlando, FL today at the Sheraton Orlando Downtown. Additional finalists in attendance included the Orlando Magic, Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort, and Regions Bank.

The annual “Best Places to Work” awards, presented by the Orlando Business Journal, recognizes Central Florida’s leading businesses and executives who make it a priority to create a positive work environment for their employees. During this year’s 2010 awards, Full Sail University President, Garry Jones, accepted the prestigious honor on behalf of the university, which was a winner in the “Mega” size category.

“Full Sail University is proud to be recognized as one of the Orlando Business Journal’s Best Places to Work,” said Garry Jones, President of Full Sail University. “As we celebrate this acknowledgement with the Central Florida community, we take pride in knowing that each member of our faculty and staff shares their talents and dedication in order to build a community on our campus focused around our students and their education.”

In addition, Full Sail University was featured on the Orlando Business Journal’s 2010 Largest Business Schools in Central Florida List. In 2009, the university was also named “Best Company” by the Orlando Business Journal’s Reader’s Choice Awards.

About Full Sail University:

Since 1979, Full Sail University, located outside of Orlando, FL, has been an innovative educational leader for those pursuing careers in the entertainment industry. With over 34,500 alumni, graduate credits include work on OSCAR®, Emmy® and GRAMMY®-winning projects, best-selling video games, and #1 grossing U.S. concert tours. Full Sail's 191-acre campus and online education platform proudly welcomes over 11,300 students from 50 states and 49 countries.

Full Sail currently offers a total of 28 campus and online degree programs including: Associate of Science Degrees in Graphic Design and Recording Engineering; Bachelor of Science Degrees offered in: Computer Animation, Digital Arts & Design, Entertainment Business, Film, Game Art, Game Design, Game Development, Graphic Design, Internet Marketing, Music Business, Music Production, Recording Arts, Show Production, and Web Design & Development; Master of Science Degrees in Education Media Design & Technology, Game Design, Entertainment Business, and Internet Marketing; and Master of Fine Arts Degrees in Creative Writing and Media Design.

Full Sail was most recently named the 2008 “School/College of the Year” by the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges. The university has also been previously named: The Harvard of Game Schools by Tips & Tricks Magazine; one of the top three New Media Schools by Shift Magazine (alongside the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and New York University); one of the Top Five Game Degree Programs in the world by Electronic Gaming Monthly; one of the Best Music Programs in the country by Rolling Stone Magazine; one of the Best Music Business Departments in the Schools That Rock: The Rolling Stone College Guide; and one of the Best Film Programs in the country by UNleashed Magazine.

For more information about Full Sail, please visit http://www.fullsail.edu.

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