Mercyhurst name change will take some time | GoErie.com/Erie Times-News

A pleasant little reference to old-school letter-writing. At Seton Hill College, which gained university status in 2002, the switch cost about $200,000. The team there also relied on community goodwill: They asked business owners along Route 30, a major traffic corridor in Westmoreland County, to re-letter their moveable-type signs to congratulate the new Seton Hill University. Most did, President JoAnne Boyle said. The school’s students and faculty already had adapted.…

Blender 3D Introduction

I’ve been showing some of my Blender 3D creations to members of my son’s FIRST Robotics Competition team, and several of them asked me to teach them how to make a game. Blender 3D is a fantastic (free! open source!) tool that can model 3D computer-generated scenes and characters, render high-quality videos, as well as games. The interface is not easy to learn. The first time I opened up Blender,…