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Wake Technical Community College Hosts Digital Game Lecture Series

Patrick Sebring of Ubisoft Will Discuss Gameplay

For Immediate Release

RALEIGH, N.C. - Patrick Sebring, a designer for Ubisoft/Red Storm Entertainment, will lecture at Wake Technical Community College on gameplay (the challenges and actions of a digital game). Sebring will speak on Wednesday, Nov. 1, at 12:15 p.m. in the Technical Education Building Room 105A on main campus (U.S. 401 S.). The lecture, part of a series hosted by the college's simulation and game development curriculum and sponsored by the National Science Foundation, is free and open to the public.

Sebring has worked in various aspects of the information technology industry from defense and space satellite ventures to networking systems for hospitals. He also developed Xbox and PC titles and coded flash games at Zombie Studios in Seattle. He is currently working on the next series of Tom Clancey titles for Ubisoft/Red Storm.

Wednesday's speaker series includes many speakers from local companies, including EpicGames, UbiSoft/Red Storm, 3Dsolve, MediaSunshine and Virtual Heroes. For more information, contact the lead instructor for the simulation and game development curriculum, Walter Rotenberry, at 662-3535 or wdrotenb@waketech.edu.

About Wake Technical Community College:

Wake Technical Community College (Wake Tech) is a two-year, public institution providing an open door to education and training for the citizens of Wake County and surrounding communities. Known as "College for the Real World," the college provides a comprehensive array of learning opportunities. Curriculum (for-credit) programs in more than 168 academic, vocational, and technical specialties offer two-year associate degrees in science, applied science, the arts, and general education; university transfer programs for entry into four-year institutions; and diploma and certificate programs that prepare workers to succeed at jobs in high demand in the community. Wake Tech offers a broad scope of continuing education courses, including training for entrepreneurs and small business owners, public safety officer training (fire, rescue, and law enforcement), high school equivalency classes, and noncredit courses for personal and professional development. As the second largest community college in the state, Wake Tech provides customized workforce training for new and expanding industries and a cooperative education program that interfaces with the corporate community. For more information, please visit http://www.waketech.edu.

Contact: Carole Weatherford

919-662-3456

Wake Technical Community College

9101 Fayetteville Road

Raleigh, NC 27603

919-662-3456 * 919-662-3422

cweather@waketech.edu

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