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Chico State Welcomes Students from Tecnológico de Monterrey

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Thursday, May 29, 2014

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Thirty-three students from Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico will visit Chico and participate in an intensive academic program in applied computer graphics on the CSU, Chico campus June 1-27.

The program is comprised of two applied computer graphics workshops that provide an introduction to video game design, technical game production techniques, and commercial marketing experience.

The students will work in collaborative teams in the laboratory to design, create, and test a working computer game. The course will support the students’ English language acquisition and provide an introduction to the game development industry.

The courses will be taught by Jeff Underwood, an instructor in CSU, Chico Applied Computer Graphics Program, College of Engineering, Computer Science and Construction Management,

In addition to group computer graphics laboratory and English language experience, the students will also be introduced to local American culture and tour area businesses.

The students will also enjoy a calendar of Chico happenings; including the Thursday Night Market, a Friday Night Concert at the City Plaza, a tour of Bidwell Park, and water activities at the Forebay Aquatic Center.

Regional and Continuing Education is administering the program. For more information please call the Continuing Education office, 530-898-6105.

About Tecnológico de Monterrey (TEC)
Founded in 1943, Tecnológico de Monterrey (TEC) is one of the largest private university systems in Latin America. Based in Monterey, Mexico, the university supports more than 90,000 students on 33 campuses throughout Mexico. Tecnológico de Monterrey has a 20 year history of faculty and student collaboration and exchanges with CSU, Chico.