Establishing A Career in Video Games Panel
Apr 12, 2012
Friday the 13th is a lucky day for those in the community interested in pursuing a career in the video games industry! Harrisburg University of Science and Technology will host a "Establishing a Career in Video Games" panel from 10 am to noon, Friday, April 13, 2012. The free event is open to the community and it is ideal for high school and college students as well as experienced developers.
Panelists will include Paul Benninghove, Game Design & GM of LightHammer, an Indie game studio located in downtown Harrisburg, and Lisa Brown, Game Designer with Insomniac Games, who are eager to share their experiences, passion, and industry insight.Panelists will share insights on what it takes to bring a product to market, how to land a career in the video game industry, and provide tips on how to make it in the interactive entertainment industry.
Charles Palmer, executive director of the University's Center for Advanced Entertainment and Learning Technologies, will moderate the panel discussion.
The free event sponsored by Harrisburg University and LightHammerFX. Register online at
Harrisburg University is located at 326 Market Street in Harrisburg. Parking is available in the Harrisburg Parking Authority operated garage accessible via Fourth Street. Cost for parking in the garage is $5.00 for 0-2 hours. Kiosk for parking accepts cash only. More information on parking rates and directions to the University are found online at
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Founded in 2001 to address Central Pennsylvania's need for increased opportunities for study leading to careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, Harrisburg University is an innovative and ambitious private institution that produces graduates who provide increased competence and capacity in science and technology disciplines to Pennsylvania and the nation. Harrisburg University ensures institutional access for underrepresented students and links learning and research to practical outcomes. As a private University serving the public good, Harrisburg University remains the only STEM-focused comprehensive university located between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.
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