(Boca Raton, FL August 5th 2015) Digital Media Arts College of Boca Raton, FL has appointed Dr. Christine Jax as Dean and Chief Academic Officer of the College. Dr. Jax will be responsible for all academic functions of the art college including curriculum, policies, faculty and student success.
“We are delighted to have such an experienced educator join our leadership team and to oversee both our residential and online programs,” said President and CEO Sunny Sharma.
Dr. Jax comes to DMAC with over two decades of experience. Her former roles include; Commissioner of Education and CEO of the Department of Education for the State of Minnesota, the Vice President of Academic Affairs for Anthem Education/FCC Colleges, Dean for Online Education at Keiser University, Associate Dean of doctoral programs at Walden University, Department Chair at Capella University, and Professor at numerous Universities. Her areas of expertise include higher education policy and administration, digital and online learning, change management, and program development.
“The palpable energy and creativity among the DMAC faculty and students is inspiring. I am truly honored to join this team of industry leaders in instructing and guiding talented digital artists and designers,” said Jax.
Dr. Jax has written several academic articles and has published a book about higher education. In addition, she has written over one hundred mainstream articles on the topics of higher education, K-12 education, parenting, relationships, and spirituality. She has provided expert commentary with major media outlets including CNN, ABC News, Discovery, Time Magazine, The Washington Post, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal.
About Digital Media Arts College
DMAC is a private, accredited arts college with a multi-cultural and diverse faculty and student body in the heart of South Florida. DMAC offers specialized online, residential and hybrid programs in the digital arts including: Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in Computer Animation and Graphic Design, a Bachelor of Science degree in Mobile Game Design, Associate of Science degrees in Graphic Design and Multimedia Design, as well as Professional Certificates. At the graduate-level, DMAC offers a Master of Fine Arts degree in Graphic and Web Design, as well as a Master of Science in Web Design & Technology. DMAC also offers the Community Partner Program, an open-enrollment course selection for professionals who want to advance their skills. Visit www.dmac.edu or call (561) 391-1148 for more information.