Guildhall at GDC 2014

René Archambault, manager of admissions and alumni affairs, and Tricia Skinner, manager of career development, are representing The Guildhall at SMU at the 2014 Game Developers Conference (GDC) March 19-21. The GDC – the world’s largest professional game industry event – takes place annually in San Francisco. René is blogging daily during the conference, and Tricia is live-tweeting via @SMUGuildhall.

The thrill of victory

SMU Guildhall Executive Director Gary Brubaker (center) with the winning Kraven Manor team, all smiles after the Intel University Games Showcase at GDC 2014. We're bringing home both trophies! What a day! Two SMU Guildhall student game teams (Kraven Manor and Hymn of the Sands) were named finalists in the Intel University Games Showcase, a competition which awards $20,000 in hardware grants to the winning school(s). Twelve games were judged on best gameplay and best visuals and the Guildhall team that produced Kraven Manor won BOTH! Intel will be providing $20,000 worth of hardware to our program. How amazing is that?!? We are so proud of both teams and congratulate all of the members of the Kraven Manor [...]

2014-03-21T13:44:25+00:00 March 21st, 2014|Guildhall at GDC 2014|

The social network

An update from René Archambault, manager of admissions and alumni affairs in The Guildhall at SMU: More than 300 game industry professionals, Guildhall alumni, faculty, staff and students gathered last night to celebrate the 10th anniversary of The Guildhall at SMU and our recent #3 (of 234) ranking by the Princeton Review. This reception is a great time for our students and recent graduates to network and start working toward the ultimate goal of landing a job in the game industry. Hiring managers abounded last night, and many good conversations were had. Many of these industry friends came with a list of future graduates that they wanted to speak with to set up interviews. We appreciate their love of Guildhall students [...]

2014-03-20T10:58:54+00:00 March 20th, 2014|Guildhall at GDC 2014|

Getting into #GDC2014

René Archambault, manager of admissions and alumni affairs, and Tricia Skinner, manager of career development, are representing The Guildhall at SMU at the 2014 Game Developers Conference (GDC) March 19-21. The GDC – the world's largest professional game industry event – takes place annually in San Francisco. René is blogging daily during the conference, and Tricia is live-tweeting via @SMUGuildhall.

2015-01-06T11:43:37+00:00 March 19th, 2014|Guildhall at GDC 2014|