Posts tagged “Wake Tech”

August 11

Premium Lock Wake Tech president: Avoid 'analysis paralysis' in attacking skills gap

Too often, people in education suffer from "analysis paralysis," Dr. Stephen Scott, president of Wake Technical Community College tells the North Carolina Chamber of Commerce Conference. Don,'t, he says. Attack in partnership with private sector.

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April 19, 2016

Premium Lock Wake Tech gamers can earn BA at Peace; ECG opens today

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.


Updated March 30, 2016

Premium Lock East Coast Games Conference focused on virtual reality

ECGC Virtual Reality (VR) will be a major theme at this year's East Coast Games Conference (ECGC),which is adding several new features this year.

Updated September 4, 2014

Premium Lock Get the beat, electronic music style, at Tilt Music Festival in Bull City

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.

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Updated August 27, 2014

Premium Lock Rock this way: Gamers love EDM, so Tilt Music Festival goes electronic

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.

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Updated July 2, 2014

Premium Lock Games back on: 'tiltExpo' replaces Escapist Expo in 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.

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Updated June 6, 2014

Premium Lock Cisco's D-Day salute to USofA: New jobs in RTP

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?

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March 5, 2012

Premium Lock Lab Rats Studio building Android version of first title

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.

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Updated December 12, 2011

Premium Lock Capstone Center focuses on needs of biotech workforce

Education leaders gathered last week to discuss trends and training needs in biotechnology and life sciences at the BioNetwork Capstone Center.

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December 5, 2011

Premium Lock STEM is 'GREAT' at Wake Technical Community College

STEM Scholarships 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.

November 4, 2011

Premium Lock Wake Tech instructor receives White House honor

Rich Cregar Rich Cregar, an instructor in sustainable transportation technologies at Wake Technical Community College, is recognized by President Barack Obama as "Champions of Change."

October 10, 2011

Premium Lock Wake Tech, IBM host STEM Summit this week

Educators from across the state will gather in Durham on Tuesday to discuss ways to enhance education in STEM fields.

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August 10, 2011

Premium Lock Wake Tech receives largest cash donation - $500,000

Wake Tech The money, which was donated by a Cary couple, will fund up to 40 scholarships per year.

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April 5, 2011

Premium Lock Triangle videogame startup lands publisher for 3-D title

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.

"MUSE" is a 3-D shooter for Apple devices "MUSE" is a 3-D shooter for Apple devices

January 10, 2011

Premium Lock Wake Tech helps keep Red Hat with $600,000 training center

Wake Tech's Stephen Scott 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.

Updated June 21, 2010

Premium Lock STEM education goes beyond the classroom in N.C.

STEM opportunities in North Carolina 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.

Updated April 29, 2009

Premium Lock Triangle Game Conference highlights region's growing appeal to videogame sector

Innovation is key theme of game conference Game development, supporting services, universities and colleges are turning RTP into a hotbed for interactive entertainment development.

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