Media Depot Ribbon Cutting: August 27


Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend The Media Depot Ribbon Cutting on August 27, 2013 at 11:30am in the basement of W.T. Young Library. UK President Eli Capilouto, Provost Dr. Christine Riordan, Senior Vice Provost Dr. Vince Kellen and several other UK administrators plan to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony. The ribbon ceremony is scheduled at the end of the first of two K Week events titled “Sweet Tweets” hosted by the Media Depot.

The Sweet Tweet events will be held Tuesday August 27 from 10am to noon and Wednesday, August 28 from 2pm-4pm. Sweet pastry snacks will be served and fun activities such as picture sessions in the Media Depot’s mini studio featuring a “green screen” are planned for both days. On Wednesday, additional entertainment will feature Gilbert Adams (The Balloon Entertainer). In addition the service desk's "Tech Help @ the Hub" will be open and representatives will demonstrate features of the new myUK mobile app.

The Media Depot is funded by the Student Technology Fee and is a collaboration between Academic Planning, Analytics and Technologies (APAT) and UK Libraries and is in support of the QEP, Presentation U. The Media Depot will provide online assistance, recording equipment and space, editing stations with software, and technical support for students’ development of their academic media projects.

More information and videos of the renovation for the Media Depot are available to view at


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