Charles Palmer

Apr
18

Faculty at Harrisburg University release book on how business leaders can use games to improve performance

Games aren’t just for play, according to two faculty members at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology. Games have the potential to change how businesses train employees and cultivate skills in the workplace – and Charles Palmer, Executive Director, Center for Advanced Entertainment and Learning Technologies, and Andy E. Petroski, Senior New Product Development Consultant, […]

By Steven Infanti | University News
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Apr
11

Interactive gaming design at Harrisburg University hits spotlight

When many think of game design, people picture places like Los Angeles and New York being prime hubs and headquarters of this technologically advanced field. Yet, interactive game design is being done locally, with Harrisburg University serving as the site. FOX43’s Drew Anderson hit the scene to get the full scoop on the interactive media. […]

By Steven Infanti | Student News . Uncategorized . University News
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Mar
31

Robots are Eating the Building: The Narrative for Increased Engagement

 Stories in TV and movies are mainly meant to entertain.  A story for learning should be entertaining, but also needs to be functional.  The story needs to draw the players into the experience and create a bridge between characters, media elements, digital activities, and the interactive elements.  A story is not only important for immediate […]

By Steven Infanti | Uncategorized . University News
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Feb
03

Harrisburg University Students Win Scholarship To Attend The Video Game Industry’s Biggest Conferences

Lewis Ellis and Grant Hoover have received the golden ticket of the entertainment industry’s biggest conferences. Thanks to a scholarship offered by Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, these Interactive Media seniors have been given a chance to attend three conferences free of charge as the new Interactive Media Ambassadors for HU. “There are so […]

By Steven Infanti | Uncategorized . University News
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Jan
19

Get Your Game On! Develop Your New Career At HU

CBS-21 recently visited Harrisburg University of Science and Technology  to learn more about the career prospects for students in the interactive media major at HU.  Their story follows below or click here to watch the segment: According to Fortune magazine, Pennsylvania is now one of the top ten states for video game development, and with […]

By Steven Infanti | University News
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Jan
04

Why HU? GIS and Interactive Media Students to Work on Mapping Project with Harristown

Why HU?  Because HU offers area businesses and organizations access to talented students who can link their classwork to the world of work, and help fuel economic growth in the region. HU’s  Geospatial Technology and Interactive Media students will be working on a mapping project with Harristown Development Corporation. A lot of colleges talk a good […]

By Steven Infanti | Uncategorized
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Sep
25

Award Show to Recognize Best in Game Development in Commonwealth

Join video game students, developers, studios and enthusiasts from across the state  for a free award ceremony celebrating Pennsylvania’s Video Game Industry. The event is set for 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., October 2nd at the Whitaker Center on Market Street in Harrisburg, PA. It’s all part of the one-day Let’s Play PA, a conference […]

By Steven Infanti | University Events
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Sep
14

Let’s Play PA Conference: Celebrating the craft of video game development in Pennsylvania

Join us at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology on October 2nd for a one-day conference on video game development. The free Let’s Play PA event will combine a conference and awards show celebrating the efforts of hundreds of PA talented student, developers and hobbyists. Set for 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., the focus of […]

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