McClure School Scholarship & Showcase Evening
March 30, 2023
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J. Warren McClure School of Emerging Communication Technologies

The J. Warren McClure School of Emerging Communication Technologies offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in information and telecommunication systems, virtual reality and game development, plus a cybersecurity and an esports undergrad certificates. The school is now proud to be the home of the GRID Lab, which conducts advanced research and produces content largely centering on augmented, virtual, mixed reality and digital games. ECT is the place to gain real-world experience for careers in virtual world-building.

Our Programs

undergrad ITS alumni are either employed or in graduate school
external R&D contracts awarded to the GRID Lab
state-of-the-art lab facilities for experimentation in IT, VR and game design
$200 Billion
market value of gaming by 2023!

Latest News & Articles

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  • Urban Technology for Social Good

    In the fall semester, the McClure School's ITS program offered a class on the use of technology in urban environments. The class placed emphasis on a discussion on the positive and negative impacts of technology in cities and communities around the globe and worked with GIS systems to imagine how future technology could benefit our region.

  • Thomas Lonsbury Scholarship Event: Connecting alumni and students

    Technology and IT companies sponsor, alumni revisit their old stomping grounds, and students volunteer to make connections with potential employers.

  • Consulting at Five9 - Q&A with Matt Bange

    Matt Bange, ITS '11, shares how the McClure School has led him to his position at Five9 and what he had to learn hands-on in the field.  

Connect With Us

J. Warren McClure School of Emerging Communication Technologies
Scripps College of Communication
Schoonover Center, Rm. 360
20 E. Union St.

Athens, OH 45701

Tel: 740-593-4917 | Fax: 740-593-4889