From the fine ship MV Columbia.

If you thought backronyms were only something that happened in Washington, think again. The office known as Lerner Hall is now offering called “S.A.V.E.”–the Student Audio and Visual Equipment program. S.A.V.E. will offer training in multimedia support and, according to a flier entitled “S.A.V.E. YOURSELF $$$”, will allow recognized student groups the opportunity to “S.A.V.E. on the cost of tech staffing for [their] next event.”

Still want to know more? According to the S.A.V.E. website, S.A.V.E. sounds like a marginally-accredited technical school advertising on the subway:

  • Set up basic audio visual equipment properly, efficiently, and safely.
  • Understand the fundamentals of audio which will enable them to perform audio engineering on a basic level.
  • Prevent noise, feedback, and learn how to troubleshoot in the middle of an event efficiently.

If you or your group are interested in S.A.V.E., see their flier.

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