The following is from the Dec. 19, 2007, edition of Next Generation. Dr. Peter Raad of The Guildhall at SMU has been named among the most influential people in the video gaming industry for 2007 by Next Generation.
The incredible highs the industry experienced in 2007 could not have been accomplished without the contributions of the very best in the industry. Next Generation honors 25 of the yearís most important individuals...
25. Peter Raad
The Guildhall at SMU
Dr. Raadís young Guildhall program has already made a profound impact on the gaming industry, graduating over 180 professional developers in the four years of its existence. This represents a 95% turnover rate from graduated student to industry professional. Those who nominated Dr. Raad credited this success to the manís proactive work with his local game industry community, using his expertise to create a curriculum ideally suited to the needs of video game development.
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