SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cogswell College, one of the world's leading regionally-accredited institutions offering a unique curriculum that fuses digital arts, engineering and entrepreneurship, is pleased to announce a guest lecture presentation by the world-renowned futurist, inventor and hacker, Pablos Holman.
This is a private event and is not open to the public.
The San Jose Mercury News lauded Cogswell as "… one of the pre-eminent schools in video game design and digital cinema." With its recently-expanded engineering program led by Dr. Zachi Baharav – the College continues to enhance its focus on project-based learning in an industry environment. Students are also working with top Silicon Valley firms on exciting design and engineering projects. Cogswell student animation films have won dozens of festival awards, audio students have won the MTV/ACT award for music videos and alumni have gone on to forge careers with the largest entertainment, gaming and technical firms in the world.
WHAT: Pablos Holman Speaks at Cogswell College
WHEN: Thursday, February 13, 2014, MEDIA INTERVIEWS 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
(Presentation begins at 12:00 PM, Q&A from 1:00 to 1:30 pm
WHERE: Cogswell College, 1175 Bordeaux Drive, Sunnyvale, CA 94089
RSVP: MEDIA RSVP TO Kimberly Hathaway at 415-994-1097 (voice or text) or email above.
INTERVIEW TIMES: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
OPPORTUNITY FOR B-ROLL: Holman will be meeting on-campus with students and faculty immediately following the presentation.
About Cogswell College
Located in Sunnyvale, California, in the heart of the Silicon Valley, Cogswell College is a WASC accredited four-year institution of higher education with a curriculum that fuses art, engineering and entrepreneurship. As one of the Bay Area's premier colleges, its novel academic approach offers an integrated model that emulates the industry environment—a collaborative, project-based, learning experience that uses multidisciplinary teams to take projects from concept through the delivery pipeline.
Cogswell College alumni credentials include Modern Warfare 3, Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Gears of War 3 and blockbuster films including Life of Pi, Madagascar, and The Avengers. Student-created films have garnered scores of national awards. Cogswell alumni have gone on to careers with Activision, DreamWorks, Disney, Electronic Arts, Pixar and Microsoft Game Studio as well as starting their own creative ventures.