RIT will share in more than a million dollars being granted by the state's economic development agency. It’s money that will be used to expand efforts to build upon programs in digital gaming.
Empire State Development has announced three new "Digital Gaming Hubs" in New York, at RIT, NYU and RPI.
State officials say the idea to encourage students and businesses to create new, innovative technologies, and help students and entrepreneurs get into a $70 billion a year global industry. RIT and the other schools will each get $150,000 a year for three years.