Posts tagged “Wake Tech”
The East Coast Game Conference kicks off today with some big news: Gamers at Wake Tech can now earn BA degrees at Peace College. Meanwhile, on the gaming front, virtual reality (VR) will be a major theme at ECGC,which is adding several new features this year.
I confess with pride that I'm a seasoned citizen - just turned 61, actually. But I still love rock 'n roll. However, EDM isn't on my iPod. Maybe that will change after the Tilt Music Festival and Tilt Expo starting tonight in Durham.
From The White Panda to Ashes of a Martyr, electronic dance music bands are hitting the stages in Durham for three nights for the Tilt Music Festival next week. Gamers will be gathering for the TiltExpo and they told organizers they prefer EDM. So be ready to be rocked in downtown Durham.
The Triangle Game Initiative is teaming with The Escapist Magazine to put on a four-day video game festival in Durham from Sept. 4-7. Called "tiltExpo," the event replaces The Escapist's own Expo.
Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers has been fighting corporate U.S. tax policy for years and has said more than once the networking giant wasn't going to hire or grow in the U.S. until policy changed. Then came Friday's news that 550 new jobs - and 143 lost through layoffs - will be added to Cisco's RTP campus. So what's going on?
Tech Wire Gamer: M.U.S.E. debuts as an iOS game at iTunes and draws good reviews. The company traces its origins to Wake Tech's video game development program.
Education leaders gathered last week to discuss trends and training needs in biotechnology and life sciences at the BioNetwork Capstone Center.
Thirty-nine WTCC students received scholarships through the NSF's GREAT Scholarship Project last week to study science, technology, engineering, and math - applications for next school year are open until April 30, 2012.
Educators from across the state will gather in Durham on Tuesday to discuss ways to enhance education in STEM fields.
Lab Rats Studio, which was formed by four Wake Tech students, is developing "MUSE," a shooter for Apple mobile platforms. The team is a graduate from Durham-based business accelerator Joystick Labs.
The new initiative - to be named after the Linux company - will be launched at Wake Tech's north campus and will focus on training Red Hat as well as other employees for open source software development.
STEM News: North Carolina’s workforce requires an educated and qualified pipeline of employees. Businesses throughout the state are helping advance STEM education by offering students valuable opportunities in a real-world environment.
Wake Tech President Stephen Scott is leading the group that planned to call on the state’s senators and representatives to present a wish list for funding that the college says will help it equip people to compete for jobs.
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