Oct. 15

Oct. 15, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:
Derek Rayment
Public + Media Relations Manager
531-MCC-2876
darayment@mccneb.edu
mccneb.edu

MCC partners with Unity, launches new Unity 3D Academy

OMAHA, Neb. — Metropolitan Community College has announced the new Unity 3D Academy, an MCC Workforce Innovation Division initiative that will offer individuals an opportunity to build upon existing computer programming skills using Unity, a game development tool used by professionals across several industries, from gaming and film making to construction, engineering, architecture, real estate, manufacturing, automotive and more.

Students in the four-month, part-time program will learn to design detailed 2D, 3D and virtual reality (VR) games and experiences.

“Metropolitan Community College’s partnership with Unity will help individuals expand skills in the emerging technologies of 3D, AR and VR,” said MCC Workforce Innovation Division Training manager, Robert Caldwell. “The skills gained through this academy have limitless applications. The ability to build and utilize virtual 3D models brings plans, projects, ideas and images to life, aiding in innovation across industries, such as manufacturing, automotive and engineering.”

Registration for the academy is now open, with classes set to begin February 4, 2020. For more information about the academy, visit mccneb.edu/wid, email corporatetraining@mccneb.edu or call 531-MCC-4771.

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Metropolitan Community College, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, is a comprehensive, public community college that offers affordable, quality education to all residents of Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties. Founded in 1974, MCC has the largest enrollment out of six community colleges in Nebraska and is the second largest post-secondary institution in the state. MCC serves more than 40,000 unique credit and noncredit students.