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    • Herzing University Jubilee

      Herzing University will be celebrating 50 years! Stay tuned for details as we prepare to celebrate this milestone. 

    • Career Fair

      IT and Healthcare company representatives are invited to our career fair to meet Herzing University students. Please bring applications for employment and information about your company.  Tables will be provided.  Tours of the new High Fidelity Simulation Lab and IT Tech Lab will also be given at the conclusion of the Career Fair. For questions, please contact the campus at (205) 916-2800 or...

    • Ultimate Gamer Tournament!

      An event for  gamers of all ages and skill levels! We will be playing Unreal Tournament 3, Call of Duty 3: Black Ops, Mario Cart Wii, Super Mario Brothers, and more! Are you the Ultimate Gamer?? The event is free and will include free food, prizes for winners, and give-a-ways! There are limited spots available!! The more friends you bring the more prizes you are eligible to win! RSVP below,...

    • LAN Party and Game Tournament

      Are you a gamer and like to compete? Come and test your skills in the upcoming LAN Party at Herzing University - Madison on May 2nd! The tournament starts at 5PM and will end at 1AM. There will be CASH PRIZES for the top three gamers, raffle drawings, and $5 all-you-can-eat food and drinks!Tournament games are Brawl (1v1) and Mario Karts (4-way free for all).Come on over, and bring your friends!...

    • Game Development Open House

      Can gaming be translated into a career? YES! Join the Herzing University – Madison Campus for an open house dedicated to our Game Development degree program. If you love gaming and always thought it would be cool to work in the industry, this is your chance to learn from the experts what it is like and how to become a great developer.  The open house will feature an interactive game workshop,...

    • Brian Kennedy

      Brian Kennedy came to Herzing University - Madison to learn the business of game design.  “I had a goal to start my own business and wanted to learn how to create something that I could sell. That’s why I chose to earn a degree in game development,” explains Brian. “Herzing University taught me the business side of game design, as well as the creative. I learned that the gaming industry doesn’t...

    • Brian Kennedy

      Before Herzing, I was in a transitional period, moving from Pittsburgh to Madison. I wasn't content with what I was doing in my career. I began to look at schools that would help me realize my dream. A friend who was attending Herzing University told me it was the best place to go for game design. There is a community there, he told me, and Herzing could help with getting into the industry. I...

    • Max Orme

      My first school was three or four hundred kids per class. So, you didn't meet the professor ever. Being here and having that change - being able to work one-on-one with teachers really helps. You get a lot more out of your education when you do that.

    • Sleep Paused As Creative Minds Create at Video Game Marathon

      The deadline was tight, the stress was high, and the pressure was palpable at the 4th annual Global Game Jam, where students have 48-hours to problem-solve and create digital content resulting in the best video game – ever. Hosted for the first time at Herzing University – Madison, the Global Game Jam took place from 5pm Friday, January 27 to 7pm Sunday, January 29. Approximately 50 gamers from...

    • Game Development Student Wins International Game Design Challenge

      Gamasutra, the game development industry’s informant, conducts themed design challenges. This month, Josh Douglas, a Herzing Madison Game Development Student, was recognized as having one of the top 5 submissions to the competition. It is an honor to be selected, as the competition is open for all levels of entries, from game enthusiast to development professional. There are hundreds of entries,...