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ETC Class of 2019

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On May 19, 2019 the ETC honored 75 students as we held the 2019 Diploma Ceremony at Heinz Field.  Following dinner, with fellow classmates, family, ETC faculty and staff the latest group of alumni received their Master of Entertainment Technology degrees from Carnegie Mellon University. This year’s ETC Alumni Award winners Soo Jeong Bae (09)… Read more »

Museum Lab opens at Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh

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This article was originally released on the WESA website. https://www.wesa.fm/post/new-museum-lab-childrens-museum-provides-space-budding-technologists-play The Museum Lab at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh celebrated its grand opening on Saturday, April 27.KATHLEEN J. DAVIS / 90.5 WESA The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh held a grand opening this past weekend for its new Museum Lab, a space that allows kids 10 and… Read more »

Vituccio, Cho To Screen Their VR Documentary at Tribeca Film Festival

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This article is from CMU’s new site: https://www.cmu.edu/piper/news/archives/2019/april/vr-documentary.html By Bruce Gerson Email Dive under the chilly, majestic sea off the rocky coast of South Korea, hold your breath and fish with your hands with the Haenyeo, about a dozen women keeping the ancient native tradition alive. You can experience this amazing National Geographic-like underwater adventure in… Read more »

Alumni Spotlight – Alyson Szymanski Class of 2008

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We are excited to share our conversation with ETC Alumna Alyson Szymanski, Class of 2008.  In addition to learning about Alyson’s adventures since leaving the ETC, she also shared her views on the gaming industry as well as great advice for current and future ETC students.  Thank you Alyson! ETC: What have you been doing… Read more »

Alumni Spotlight – Samik Bhowal class of 2008

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Recently, we had the opportunity to catch up with ETC Alumnus Samik Bhowal, Class of 2008.  During an interview, we asked Samik to share reflections on his time at the ETC as well as what he has been doing since graduation.  Having completed his ETC degree almost ten years ago, Samik had a lot of … Read more »

ETC Class of 2018

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On the third Sunday of May, the ETC honored 73 students as we held the 2018 Diploma Ceremony at Heinz Field.  Following dinner, with fellow classmates, family, ETC faculty and staff the latest group of alumni received their Master of Entertainment Technology degrees from Carnegie Mellon University. This year’s ETC Alumni Award winner, Jon-Paul Dumont… Read more »

You Can Do More Than You Think: Memories of Randy Pausch

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As part of CMU’s celebration of the 10th anniversary of ETC Co-Founder Randy Pausch’s Last Lecture, Distinguished Professor of the Practice, Jesse Schell gave a lecture “You Can Do More Than You Think: Memories of Randy Pausch” on Monday March 5, 2018.  Jesse Schell had the privilege of meeting Randy Pausch at the Walt Disney… Read more »

Annual West Coast Trip

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The week before the spring semester starts, the ETC first year students participate in our annual West Coast Trip (WCT).   During this networking trip, the students visit potential employers in the entertainment technology industry as well as meet ETC alumni in the Los Angeles and San Francisco areas.   The WCT also includes a… Read more »

ETC start-up wins Microsoft HoloLens Developer Contest

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ETC spin-off Music Everywhere, Inc. has been named a winner in the worldwide HoloLens contest held by Microsoft and Unity.  With over 1,000 submissions, their AR piano learning application has won the competition’s grand prize.  The team of ETC alumni co-founders Seth Glickman (17), Fu Yen Hsiao (17), and Byunghwan Lee (17) was awarded the $100K cash prize,… Read more »

New reading app released: Reading Racer

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Earlier this month, SeaShells Education launched Reading Racer, a free early childhood reading app.  Using speech recognition to help young children lean to read aloud fluently, the app features built-in speech recognition designed for iPhones and iPads, and provides young children (ages 5 to 8) with more than 200 short stories, poems, and jokes to… Read more »

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