College Esports Program – How to Grow and Evolve

Evolving your college esports program is crucial for attracting the next generation of students. College Esports programs are a great addition to campuses worldwide, providing many social, academic, and personal benefits for students. Team building, scholarships, STEM skills and community are some of the incredible ways an esports program can contribute to student life. Plus, […]

How Esports and Charities Help Each Other

Written by contributing intern, Matthew Carrico For a good while now, the esports industry has done much to benefit many people and organizations. This includes the likes of students looking to go competitive or simply find a career in the growing industry. As well as K-12/colleges who look to add esports as part of their […]

The NCAA Wants In: Collegiate Esports Invitational

College esports is still very new in the eyes of competitive sport. And most of it is played outside of the bounds of the NCAA. But following up on an event from this May, the group synonymous with college athletics is putting on the Collegiate Esports Invitational. This time the bracket’s all Valorant instead of […]

How the Midwest is Running College Esports

With a win at the Level Next Rocket League tournament, the University of Akron racked up their third esports title of ’20-’21. The dream run capped off a stellar May/June, where the Zips took home the CRL and Rainbow 6 Premier Finals as well. Not only did Akron prove it was one of the top […]

Esports Program Profile: DePaul University

DePaul University is a private, non-profit educational institution in Chicago, Illinois, with a Varsity esports program. The esports program offers one of the largest gaming rosters in any esports program in the United States, with 19 titles. These include League of Legends, Overwatch, Rocket League, Super Smash Bros Ultimate, Valorant, Beat Saber (VR), Fortnite, Super […]

Esports Program Profile: Bethel University

Bethel University esports is a relatively new contender, offering a varsity esports program that launched last year. The program offers four popular esports titles, including League of Legends, Overwatch, Super Smash Bros Ultimate, and Rocket League.  Skilled players from Bethel University participate in various collegiate and national gaming tournaments through Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC), […]