Classes and Programs offered at Peekskill
Open House Information
5:30 to 7:30 pm
Monday, November 12
Wednesday, December 5
Thursday, January 3
Monday, January 7
|Day of the Week||English Reading Academic Writing ESL level 6 and above College Success Papers in all disciplines||Prealgebra Beginning Algebra College Algebra: Functions & Models College Algebra with Trigonometry|
|Tuesday||10:00 am—6:00 pm|
|Wednesday||4:00 pm—8:00 pm|
Directions to the Peekskill Extension Center
- Take Route 9A to Route 9 North
- Exit at Main St./Rte. 6.
- Turn left at end of ramp.
- Turn right at 2nd light onto Nelson Avenue.
- Go one block; turn left onto Central Avenue.
- Go one block and turn left onto N. Division Street
Hours of OperationEach semester a new lab schedule is available. Please stop by the Tech Office after the semester begins for the final schedule.
Accessis permitted for currently enrolled Westchester Community College Students, Faculty, and Staff. College policies and Lab rules are enforced at all times. No children are allowed in labs except during precollege programs.
Open Lab Timeis available for Digital Art Students in any of 5 Digital Art Labs. All Students may work in B Lab. Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are available in B Lab. Computer Information Systems Students may request access to the PC Lab in room 203.
Resources:Lab Assistants offer technical and a/v support for students and faculty in the labs and smart classrooms.
Hardware (subject to change)11 classrooms have projectors for Faculty demonstration purposes and have been upgraded to Smart Podium/Smart Board technology. Including 2 Multimedia Lecture Halls, and 1 PC Lab for Information Technology. Our 5 Mac Digital Arts Labs are available with software for 3D Animation, Graphics, Game Design and Digital Video. There are large format flatbed, slide, and transparency scanners, large format color inkjet printers, black and white laser printers. Introducing our upgraded D-Lab which is home to a Makerspace which has 7 Makerbot 3D printers and 2 3D scanners.
NetworkEthernet and Wi-Fi service throughout the building. Server space is available for Digital Art Students on request. Digital Art Faculty have server space for their classes.
LendingBooks on Digital Arts, software, and Design are available for Students and Faculty to consult while working in the building. Video and audio equipment is available for 48-hour loan to Students currently enrolled in Digital Video classes only. See the Tech Office for details, special requests, and equipment checkouts.
Video and AudioHD & SD video cameras; tripods; portable light kits; glidecams and shoulder supports; tripod dolly; portable green screen; reflector kits; lavalier mics; shotgun mics; XLR Adapter Kits; Stereo Field Recorder Kits; clapper boards; Cardioid Mics; boom mic poles; dubbing video tape racks; mini-DV decks; stop-motion animation stands; light boxes with pegbars for onion-skinning animation
Software (subject to change)Apple Mac OS with bundled apps; Adobe After Effects; Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, including: Bridge, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop; Photoshop Elements; Apple Final Cut Pro; Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite Ultimate 2014, including: Maya, Sketchbook Designer, Composite, Toon Boom Studio Pro, Matchmover, Mudbox; Corel Painter; GarageBand; iStopMotion; Keynote; Numbers; Pages; Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word; OmniGraffle; Toast Titanium; Torque2D; Pro and other specialized software.
“I like the people, convenience, and variety of classes. It’s a 15 minute walk from my house. It would be nice to have some clubs here.” -Matthew Hernandez
“It’s closer to home and the people are nice and fun to talk to!” -Conor Terrell
“It’s great that computer rooms are available to students. The teachers help out a lot. I’d like to see academic counseling and tutoring more often.” -Elvis Guerrero
“My entire Westchester Community College experience has been in Peekskill. Classes are fun with a balance of challenges and motivation. If I had the funds, I’d be interested in the non-credit classes. Anything creative and hands-on, like animation, art, and writing. I’d like to see clubs for things like drama, choir, art, and film.” -Jessy Gonzalez
“I made my schedule last minute and Peekskill had classes available. It’s close to home, so I don’t have to spend a lot of time driving to Valhalla. Longer tutoring hours would be helpful and clubs for math and literature which can help someone catch up.” -Carlos Garcia
If you have questions regarding Center for the Digital Arts classes and programs, please contact us:
27 North Division Street
Peekskill, NY 10566
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Hours of Operation
Mon-Thurs 8:30 am-10 pm
Friday – 8:30 am – 5 pm
Sat, August 4 – Closed
Every Saturday after that – open 8:30 am – 4:30 pm