It is a beautiful day on campus, perfect for testing out the DJI Phantom 2 quadcopter. A big thank you to MxCC alumnus Dennis Beaulieu, a UAV (Unnamed Aerial Vehicle) hobbyist, who has donated some fall shots of the campus from his test today (pictured here). Also pictured is Dan Nocera, coordinator of MxCC’s Corporate Media Center.

jonschrothJon Schroth, former MxCC student, will be heading up a new film-making lab at Epoch Arts, located in East Hampton. According to an article in The Middletown Press, the lab will be used for film making, animation and after school programs.

Jon Schroth transferred to Ringling College of Art and Design from Middlesex Community College and has had a successful career. Jon has worked on movies such as RobotsIce Age: The MeltdownHorton Hears a Who!Ice Age: Dawn of the DinosaurRioIce Age: Continental Drift, and Epic. For a more detailed look at his portfolio, visit

Read more about Jon and the new classes at Epoch Arts in The Middletown Press.



We recently caught up with Tyler Greenbacker ’13. Tyler graduated this year and just got hired by WFSB, straight out of his internship. He’s working as both a video photographer and editor. The photos here show Tyler hard at work! Congratulations, Tyler!

Alumni, what have you been up to? We’d love to know. Email us at Please send details regarding your latest employment, activities and accomplishments.

About the Center

Middlesex Community College's Center for New Media is located in Middletown, CT.

The CNM offers innovative associate degrees in broadcast-cinema, graphic design, multimedia, and communication, as well as certificate programs in areas such as interactive entertainment, gaming, 3D animation, new media production, news and sports production, corporate media and web design.

We are a designated Center for Excellence in broadcast education and we prepare our students for jobs in the growing field of new media with a hands-on education.

Learn more about programs at MxCC's Center for New Media at

This project was funded by a grant awarded under the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) Grant, as implemented by the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration.