Getting Involved Beyond Games

Getting Involved Beyond Games

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I know that our major is Game Design and Development, which means that we all love games so much that we decided to make it our career. We have a handful of clubs on campus that are specifically game focused, such as the Electronic Gaming Society (EGS), Rochester War and Games (RWAG), and Crash Test. EGS focuses on video games, and holds many tournaments throughout the year where some donate to charity. RWAG is partial to board games and has specific board game nights. Lastly, Crash Test is about testing your own games, specifically table-top focused.

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How to Study Abroad

How to Study Abroad

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So you’re ready to study abroad huh? You have made a great choice in the game of life.  RIT offers an amazing number of opportunities for students to study abroad.  There are so many countries and programs to apply for.  We have RIT campuses and partnerships with programs that have their own connections to other schools.  The great thing about RIT is that even if you can’t find something with an already affiliated program, you can create your own program and bridge the gaps you need. 

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STAR

STAR

If you are interested in studying with Interactive Games and Media, then I am going to make the wild guess that you might be a nerd. Well, if you are a nerd, then RIT is the place for you. Every day there is some nerd event or club for nerds by nerds. If you are a science-fiction nerd, then STAR is the club for you.

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Studying Abroad in Croatia

Studying Abroad in Croatia

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When I first came to college, I wanted to study abroad.  I had no idea where or why.  All I knew was that I couldn’t miss the opportunity to live somewhere for four months and still be doing what I was here to do.  From that point forward I wavered between ready to go and not going at all.  I ended up in Dubrovnik, Croatia last fall at the RIT Campus and it was the best experience I have had in college.

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GCCIS Honors Trip: Adventuring in Style

GCCIS Honors Trip: Adventuring in Style

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Many Universities have an Honors College or Honors Program for students looking to expand upon their academic endeavors. I joined the RIT Honors programmy 2nd year as a late entry student. There are many perks and responsibilities that come with being in the Honors College. One benefit that is particularly important to me is the Honors trips provided every semester. I am in the Golisano College of Computer and Information Sciences (GCCIS) so the trips are focused around technology companies.

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