In honor of National Video Games Day on Monday, September 12, Monroe County Community College will host an open house for a number of its programs that are designed to prepare students for careers in the field of video game design and development.

The National Video Games Day Open House will begin at 6 p.m. in Founders Hall, Room 140. It will feature the App Development, Computer Science, and Game Design and Development programs.

Prospective students will be able to learn about the programs, meet faculty and current students, and see demonstrations of prior student’s work.

The open house is free and open to the public, but registration is required. To register please go to

According to, gaming is a pervasive part of our culture, coloring everything from our choices in clothing to our taste in cuisine, and there are even themed restaurants dedicated to gamers and the games they love. National Video Games Day was established to encourage people to celebrate this defining part of our culture and share it with our fellow gamers, new and old alike.

MCCC’s associate of applied science degree with specialization in Application Development is designed to train students in Web and mobile app development. The college also offers a one-year certificate in this area. The associate of applied science degree with specialization in Computer Science is designed to train students for the area of computer programming in an engineering/science environment. The associate of applied science degree in Game Design and Development provides students with the foundational skills for game design and development.

For more information about National Video Games Day Open House at MCCC, contact Leon Letter, dean of the Business Division, at (734) 384-4282 or

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About Monroe County Community College

Founded in 1964, Monroe County Community College is a public, two-year institution supported by tax monies from Monroe County, educational funds from the State of Michigan and student tuition. The college’s mission is to enrich and transform lives by providing opportunities and excellence in higher education.  The Main Campus is located at 1555 South Raisinville Road, Monroe, Mich., 48161, with easy access to Toledo and Detroit.  The Whitman Center is located at 7777 Lewis Ave., Temperance, Mich., 48182, near the Ohio-Michigan Border.  Detailed information about MCCC is available at


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