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Facilities
October 11, 2017
For more than 60 years, Eckel Noise Control Technologies has been at the forefront of acoustic development, providing state of the art noise control products that create optimal sound environments. Our patented Eckoustic Functional Panels (EFPs) are designed to provide effective control of reverberation and background noise in a variety of athletic and recreational settings. Think of it as volume control for your facility. Gyms, indoor pools and other athletic and recreational facilities can... more
Facilities
October 11, 2017
Universities, colleges and schools need to accommodate a variety of academic and extra-curricular functions, as well as community activities. But it's entirely impractical and prohibitively expensive to build a separate venue for each purpose. So, academic facilities are left with a common challenge: How to maximize the usability of on-campus space to serve multiple functions. When the space in question is a gymnasium, it adds extra layers of difficulty. This is the challenge that Canton, Ohio'... more
Facilities
October 11, 2017
Anyone who has ever attended a child's school concert will tell you that the quality of the sound can be the difference between an enjoyable experience and a blistering headache. Great Salt Bay Community School in Damariscotta, Maine utilizes its gymnasium not only for athletics, but also for concerts and presentations. After a sound system failure forced faculty to prematurely end a concert, they knew it was time to upgrade the space. The school pursued the installation of multiple sound... more
Facilities
October 11, 2017
When you combine loud activity and a raucous crowd in a space surrounded by hard surfaces, you get an acoustic nightmare. Sound bounces all over the place, reverberating in ways that are unintelligible, distracting and unpleasant. This is exactly the scenario encountered in buildings with indoor pools, also known as natatoriums, and it's a problem that Fremont Ross High School in Fremont, OH needed to solve. Eckel Noise Control Technologies Eckoustic Functional Panels provided the remedy,... more
Leadership
September 22, 2017
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has announced it has begun a search for a new director of athletics. The university has ended Shawn Eichorst’s employment, effective immediately. “Shawn has led Nebraska Athletics in many positive ways, but those efforts have not translated into on-field performance,” Chancellor Ronnie Green said. “Our fans and our student-athletes deserve leadership that drives the highest levels of competitiveness, as well as excellence across all facets of Husker Athletics... more
Marketing
September 22, 2017
UTSA fans now have a new way to express their Roadrunner spirit with the launch of the emoji and sticker pack. Fans can tweet out or share Rowdy the Roadrunner, the Birds Up hand sign and several other emojis and stickers to use in their everyday social interactions. UTSA and Learfield Licensing worked with licensee MyWeb GP/Ree Sticker to help design the collection of emojis and stickers, which are available for Android and Apple devices. Fans can download the "Ree Sticker" app through the App... more

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