Presentation on theme: "LAKE WASHINGTON INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWIT) was founded in 1949 and offers affordable professional and technical."— Presentation transcript:
LAKE WASHINGTON INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWIT) was founded in 1949 and offers affordable professional and technical training for today's job market. Training is available in 35 programs, with more than 100 professional/technical degree and certificate options in: Information Technology Business & Service Health & Fitness Manufacturing & Transportation Technologies Arts, Language & Science.
WHERE WE LIVE The college's main campus is located in the city of Kirkland, which is situated on the eastern shore of Lake Washington and has a population of more than 45,000. The surrounding area offers numerous outdoor recreational opportunities and a wealth of diverse arts, entertainment and cultural attractions. Kirkland is located just 15 miles east of Seattle and less than an hour from the foothills of the Cascade Mountains.
WE WORK WHERE WE LIVE Kirkland has a strong local economy with a healthy mix of small business, corporate headquarters, light industrial and manufacturing, and a growing base of high-tech, biotech and home-based businesses. It is also close to the major employment centers of Seattle and Bellevue, and major employers such as Boeing, PACCAR, and Microsoft.
WHAT WE TEACH AND LEARN The Academic Core program at Lake Washington Institute of Technology helps our students develop foundational skills in written and oral communication, quantitative reasoning, social science, and the humanities. These skills prepare our students for success in technical programs and careers, cultivate critical thinking, and foster the values of life-long learning. The Academic Core Department supports student skill development in the global outcomes areas of communication, critical thinking, and intercultural appreciation.
WE CAN DO THE JOB FOR YOU! The Digital Gaming and Media (formerly Animation/Game Design) AAS degree has a strong emphasis on game development and is also designed to prepare students to work in a variety of settings. Graduates will be able to create animated graphics applicable to gaming, marketing, advertising, educational, and interactive media that use 3D animation. The program mission is to train students for entry-level positions in the game/media field.
COLLEGE KNOWLEDGE CHALLENGE – A GREAT FIT The Animation/Game Design program is designed to meet the growing need for professionally trained game artists and other media professionals. Students will acquire a fine arts base and go on to study current software applications in depth.
AT LWIT, WE CARE ABOUT OUR STUDENTS Lake Washington Institute of Technology has a number of offices and programs that can support you in your academics and career goals. Learn more about these support resources: Academic Skills Center; Academic Skills Center Advising, Counseling, AdvisingCounseling Disability Support Services, Disability Support Services Employment Resource Center., Employment Resource Center International Programs, International Programs Library - Learning Commons, Library - Learning Commons TRiO, TRiO Worker Retraining, Worker Retraining Workfirst
WE TAKE OUR MISSION SERIOUSLY Here you'll find much more than books and classrooms. At Lake Washington Institute of Technology, we want to help you grow as a person. So you not only get the skills to succeed in your career but also the skills to succeed in life. Get the most out of college life. LWIT has something special to offer each and every student. With a variety of campus clubs, unique performances, student government opportunities and guest lecturers, we will help you make the most of your college experienceclubsunique performancesstudent government opportunities
WHERE CAN I LEARN MORE FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE GO TO: www.lwtech.edu -Or- www.mndpgames.com