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The countdown is on, and there’s much to look forward to at this year’s UB Tech conference in Las Vegas.
The California-Irvine professor and former White House Senior Policy adviser will discuss “The Intellectual Life of Esports” in the inaugural event’s opening session.
The NJCAAE is hosting an expanded NBA 2K tournament, with scholarships and prizes, as part of the Community Nights initiative during the coronavirus pandemic.
The nonprofit National Association of Collegiate Esports has partnered with Founder Sport Group to seek fundraising opportunities for those impacted by the coronavirus.
Despite obstacles, two women at the University of Central Florida have helped their big university embrace esports.
North Carolina-based Johnson C. Smith becomes the first historically black college and university to offer an esports program to undergrads.
For higher ed leaders considering esports, research, buy-in, budget and tech are among the top priorities, says UB Tech Perspective columnist Kelly Walsh. And any institution can tackle a program by starting small.
The city’s lean toward new technology and the push from its universities have helped open the door for opportunities around competitive gaming.
Colleges and universities are powering up with esports teams to engage a new wave of students and create future career pathways in a rapidly growing industry.
New York's Keuka College has had an outsize influence on esports. It was one of the first colleges in its state and in Division III to launch a varsity team.
Colleges across the country are capitalizing on the video gaming phenomenon. Several in Florida, including UF's Digital Words Institute, are providing the training ground for students.
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