Name: Ellen  Makkas
 
Department: Online Learning for Faculty
     Simulation and Game Development
Title: Project Manager
Office Location:
Hall, 314
Central Campus
Phone Number: 330.2722 x 3453
Fax Number: (704) 330-0000
Email Address: Ellen.Makkas@cpcc.edu
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Educational Background:
Ellen Makkas holds a Masters of Science in Higher Education with a supporting focus in Project Management from Capella University, Summa Cum Laude, and a Bachelors of Science in Game Design & Development with a Minor in Supporting Technologies from Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU), Summa Cum Laude.
 
Educational Experience:
Ellen Makkas has been instructing in Higher Education since 2013. She previously instructed summer camps at Charlotte Country Day School in Charlotte, and Cannon School in Concord teaching game development.
 
Interests:
Virtual and Augmented reality, game development, production management, mobile apps development, music, communication, education, leadership, animation, history, gender equality, cultural diversity
 
Other Information:
Ellen Makkas founded the Girls in Games (GiG) student club in 2017 and currently continues to serve as Advisor for GiG. She previously served as a board member of IGDA Charlotte from 2014-2019.

Ellen is also a certified Adobe Captivate Specialist.
 

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