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STEM Ed Announcement: MassDiGI Open House
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- Subject: STEM Ed Announcement: MassDiGI Open House
- From: "Mort Sternheim" <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 4 Aug 2014 15:44:24 -0400
This is not a UMass Amherst program
Contact information is below.
You are cordially invited to the third annual MassDiGI Summer Innovation
Program Open House on Thursday, August 7 at 1pm.
For the past 11 weeks, 22 students from 11 different colleges and
universities have been building 4 games and at Open House you will have
a chance to meet them and be one of the first to play their games.
The event is free and open to all so please feel free to share with
family, friends, colleagues and social media. A link to the event
registration is below along with some background information on the
program. Feel free to drop me a line if you have any questions. Thank
Event link: http://sip14openhouse.eventbrite.com
When: August 7, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Where: MassDiGI, Becker College, Weller Academic Center, 61 Sever St.,
About SIP: MassDiGIs Summer Innovation Program (SIP) is the largest
internship program of its kind in the country. This year over 150 top
game development students from 31 colleges and universities applied for
one of the 22 internship positions. Ultimately, students from Becker,
Berklee College of Music, Hampshire College, Massachusetts Institute of
Technology, Mt. Holyoke College, Northeastern University, Rhode Island
School of Design, Smith College, Tufts University, UMass Lowell and
Worcester Polytechnic Institute were selected.
The program, began on May 20 and will conclude on August 8. Over that
time period, with guidance from professional staff and industry mentors,
SIP teams have been responsible for all the work required to
successfully launch their games in the market.
As in past years, SIP students are housed by Becker College and earn a
stipend for their work.
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