Monday, March 12, 2012

Establishing A Career in Video Games Panel to Feature Developers from Ubisoft & Insomniac Games

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology will host a "Establishing a Career in Video Games" panel from 10 am to noon, Friday, April 13, 2012.

Harrisburg, PA, March 12, 2012 -- Friday the 13th is a lucky day for those in the community interested in pursuing a career in the video games industry! Harrisburg University of Science and Technology will host a "Establishing a Career in Video Games" panel from 10 am to noon, Friday, April 13, 2012. The free event is open to the community and it is ideal for high school and college students as well as experienced developers.

Panelists will include Jason VandenBerghe (Creative Director/Ubisoft) and Lisa Brown (Game Designer/Insomniac Games) who are eager to share their experiences, passion, and industry insight.Panelists will share insights on what it takes to bring a product to market, how to land a career in the video game industry, and provide tips on how to make it in the interactive entertainment industry.

Charles Palmer, executive director of the University's Center for Advanced Entertainment and Learning Technologies, will moderate the panel discussion.

The free event sponsored by Harrisburg University and LightHammerFX. Register online at Questions about the event? Contact Charles Palmer at cpalmer@harrisburgu.eduFor additional assistance call 717.901.5146 or email

Harrisburg University is located at 326 Market Street in Harrisburg. Parking is available in the Harrisburg Parking Authority operated garage accessible via Fourth Street. Cost for parking in the garage is $5.00 for 0-2 hours. Kiosk for parking accepts cash only. More information on parking rates and directions to the University are found online at

You can literally take planes, trains and automobiles to the University. The University's location in downtown Harrisburg is near Interstates 83 and 81 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike, making it an easy drive to the University from any of Pennsylvania's major cities. And it's only a two-hour drive from the University to Baltimore, Washington, DC or Philadelphia. The Amtrak Passenger Train Station and Greyhound Bus Station are one block from our location. And the Harrisburg International Airport is only nine miles from the University.

Founded in 2001 to address Central Pennsylvania's need for increased opportunities for study leading to careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, Harrisburg University is an innovative and ambitious private institution that produces graduates who provide increased competence and capacity in science and technology disciplines to Pennsylvania and the nation. Harrisburg University ensures institutional access for underrepresented students and links learning and research to practical outcomes. As a private University serving the public good, Harrisburg University remains the only STEM-focused comprehensive university located between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.

For more information on the University's demand-driven undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs in applied science and technology fields, call 717.901.5146 or email

Steve Infanti
AVP Communications
326 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101

Veritas Prep Continues Partnership with Management Leadership for Tomorrow, Donates GMAT Prep

Leading GMAT prep and graduate school admissions consulting provider makes free GMAT prep beta class available to 2013 MLT Fellows, offers 50 percent discount on all other courses

Malibu, California, March 12, 2012 - Veritas Prep, a leading GMAT prep and graduate school admissions consulting provider, today announced that it is continuing its partnership with Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT), a national nonprofit that develops African-American, Hispanic-American and Native American young people for leadership positions. The 2013 class of MLT Fellows will have the opportunity to get a first look at Veritas Prep’s new curriculum and take one of three free GMAT prep beta classes being made available in Los Angeles, New York and live online. Veritas Prep is also offering MLT Fellows a 50 percent discount off all other Veritas Prep GMAT prep courses.

“We believe deeply in the mission of Management Leadership for Tomorrow and are proud to support its efforts by continuing to give MLT Fellows access to the preparation they need to succeed on the GMAT,” said Chad Troutwine, co-founder and CEO of Veritas Prep. “Many top MBA programs have made recruiting minority talent a priority and it is imperative that we do what we can to help them be competitive candidates. It is our hope that by easing the financial burden of paying for a prep course, the 2013 MLT Fellows will be able to focus on gaining admission to business school, so they can get the education they need to launch their careers.”

Additionally, on Friday, March 16th, Troutwine and Brian Galvin, Director of Academic Programs at Veritas Prep, will lead a session on the GMAT at the MLT MBA Prep Kick-off Seminar at The Jones School of Business at Rice University in Houston, TX. During the session, they will offer an overview of the GMAT, including information about the new Integrated Reasoning section that is being added to the exam in June, as well as advice on how to effectively prepare and tips and strategies to help test takers achieve a top score.

Management Leadership for Tomorrow identifies 200 promising pre-MBA minority students each year for its MBA Prep program and provides leadership training, skill development and career success programming in an effort to foster the next generation of minority leaders. MLT’s pre-MBA programming works to increase the minority presence in leading business schools and facilitate the post-MBA career transition. MLT is the number one source of minority students at the nation’s top MBA programs.

Last year, more than 100 MLT Fellows took advantage of the free course offer from Veritas Prep, totaling more than $125,000 in tuition donated. To learn more about Management Leadership for Tomorrow and its programs, visit, or for more information about Veritas Prep visit

About Veritas Prep
Veritas Prep is the world’s largest privately-owned GMAT preparation and graduate school admissions consulting provider, offering industry-leading programs to help applicants improve their test scores and gain admission to the world’s best graduate schools. Founded in 2002 by graduates of the Yale School of Management, Veritas Prep now offers live GMAT prep instruction in more than 50 cities worldwide, as well as interactive online courses available everywhere. Additionally, Veritas Prep offers industry-leading admissions consulting services for applicants seeking admission to the most competitive business schools, law schools, and medical schools in the world. For more information, visit

About Management Leadership for Tomorrow
Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) is the premier career development institution that equips high potential African Americans, Hispanics and Native Americans with the key ingredients—skills, coaching and door-opening relationships—that unlock their potential. By cracking the code on career potential, MLT is developing the next generation of minority leaders, for the corporate, non-profit and entrepreneurial sectors, who will in turn have a transformational impact on our communities. MLT delivers programming that puts minorities on the fast-track to success at every stage of their careers – from College through MBA and the Executive levels – and is a leading source of minority talent for top graduate business schools and for many of the nation's premier corporations. For more information, visit

Lindsey Mikal
Communications Strategy Group
3225 East 2nd Avenue
Denver, CO 80206

Luxury Travel Ltd to Launch the Authentic Biking Tour Experience Coupled With Luxury

Luxury Travel Ltd ( ) is promoting a new three day biking in the outstanding nature in Northern Vietnam and allow riders to stay in the best luxe accommodation in Ninh Binh.

Hanoi, Vietnam, March 12, 2012 - Hanoi–based Luxury Travel Ltd ( is a long established Asian specialist in luxury privately guided and fully bespoke holidays in Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar and Thailand.

“On this latest biking tour, you discover the charm of Ninh Binh by bike. The biking tour itinerary includes Van Long Nature Reserve, Cuc Phuong National Park, and Tam Coc and Bich Dong, which makes for a truly unforgettable experience, passing between towering limestone peaks, rice fields, lotus flowers ponds, authentic villages. You cycle through small roads of the villages. You have chance to meet local people, see their daily life, bike as they do and have a cup of tea and chat with them,” said Huong Pham, Operations Manager of Luxury Travel Ltd.

This two day excursion is for all types of travelers including families and small groups. Travelers stay at the best available hotels in the region. Fully supported by a van, travelers cycle with their enthusiastic guide on bike, whose passion equals their knowledge.

Tour cost at 399 USD per person for a private party of 2 people including private pick up and drop off service, bike, helmet, drinking water, luxury accommodation at Emeralda Ninh Binh and English speaking tour guide. This offer is valid until 30 Sep, 2012.

Opened in 2004, Luxury Travel Company Limited is the first luxury tour operator and DMC in Vietnam, has its own offices, luxury vehicles, luxury travel advisors, and serves thousands of high-end travelers every year. The company’s depth of experience and large infrastructure enable it to create unique itineraries with the operational confidence to fulfill client expectations. Luxury Travel Ltd has won numerous travel awards for excellent performance, including the most recent award: “Best Luxury Tour Operator in Vietnam.”

David Nguyen
Luxury Travel Group Ltd
5 Nguyen Truong To Street
Ba Dinh Dist, Hanoi 84444