Full Sail is proud to celebrate having so many of our graduates recognized for their work on GRAMMY-winning projects
Winter Park, Fla. (PRWEB) February 2, 2010
Full Sail University (http://www.fullsail.edu), an award-winning entertainment media institution near Orlando, FL, is proud to announce that 36 graduates worked on 20 GRAMMY-winning projects across 24 categories at the 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (http://www.grammy.com), which aired live on CBS, Sunday, January 31, 2010.
In total, 100 Full Sail Recording Arts graduates were involved in the production of 76 individual artists’ projects that were nominated in 58 separate categories. Of these 100 graduates, four were personally recognized. In addition, Full Sail graduates have mixed, recorded, or assisted on 16 GRAMMY-winning Album of the Year releases over the past 19 years, including this years Album of the Year, Fearless, by Taylor Swift.
“Full Sail is proud to celebrate having so many of our graduates recognized for their work on GRAMMY-winning projects,” said Garry Jones, President of Full Sail University. “This is truly a remarkable accomplishment that students today can strive to achieve by turning their passion and love for music into a great success in the entertainment industry.”
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 34,000 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 8,400 students from 50 states and 57 countries.
Full Sail currently offers a total of 29 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 “Best Company” in the 2009 Orlando Business Journal’s Reader’s Choice Awards, as well as 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.