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    Menlo College Launches Esports Program Becoming First California School In NACE

    ATHERTON, Calif. – Menlo College Athletics is pleased to announce the addition of an esports program for the 2018-19 academic year. Menlo Esports will offer several game teams including: League of Legends, Overwatch, CS:GO, PUBG, Hearthstone, and Rocket League. Unlike other programs, Menlo Esports does not have a social club attachment, and is supported by the athletics department. As…

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    Texas Wesleyan University Launches Esports Program & Joins NACE!

    Texas Wesleyan University is excited to announce that in the fall of 2018, it will field varsity esports teams as a part of its new Esports & Gaming program. Recruitment for players starts immediately...

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    Esports Is The New College Football

      Esports is now making serious inroads into the college sports arena, though varsity scholarships for esports have actually been in existence since 2014. Since then, many colleges (including Division 1 schools) have started developing their own esports collegiate teams. Currently, dozens of colleges across the country have their own teams, at least 8 of which were established in 2017.…

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    What it's like to be a varsity esports player

    COLUMBIA, Mo. — Connor Doyle’s days often began and ended the same way: too depressed to do anything other than smoke weed and play League of Legends. Not being able to deal with real life, he says, made him a good League player. A fantasy world, a square jungle inhabited by magical, weapon-toting creatures, is where he began to feel most at…

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    Siena Heights - Esports Director and Head Coach

    Siena Heights University, a Catholic coeducational institution, sponsored by the Adrian Dominican Sisters, offering both bachelors and master’s degrees, seeks qualified individuals for a full-time eSports Director and Head Coach. Siena Heights is a member of the NAIA and the Wolverine Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC).   SUMMARY: This is a full-time staff appointment responsible for planning, organizing and managing…

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    National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) partners with BeRecruited to provide a college recruiting platform for collegiate esports

    The BeRecruited college recruiting network has added esports, giving prospective collegiate esport athletes and college coaches an easy way to connect in the recruiting process.  KANSAS CITY, MO (January 18, 2018) – The National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE), a member driven organization that focuses on the positive development of esports programs at the collegiate level, has partnered with BeRecruited, one…

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    University of Providence Announces The Formation of a Varsity Esports Program

    GREAT FALLS, Mont. – In 2014, Robert Morris University started the first varsity collegiate eSports program in the country. Since then, over 45 other schools have followed suit. The University of Providence will join their ranks with the addition of a scholarship eSports program starting in 2018-19. The school currently has an eSports club but will expand the roster…

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    St. Ambrose to Begin Esports Program in Fall 2018

    St. Ambrose University Athletic Director Ray Shovlain announced today that the University will add Esports as a varsity program on campus. Intercollegiate competition will begin in the fall of 2018, and the University is offering talent-based scholarships. The team will initially play Overwatch and League of Legends. Additional games could be added in the future. St. Ambrose will join…

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    St. Ambrose University - Head Esports Coach Position

    St. Ambrose University invites applications for the position of Head Varsity Esports Coach, a full-time, 12-month position. Responsibilities include all aspects of organizing, administering, and developing a nationally recognized varsity Esports program to commence fall 2018. Other duties within the Athletic Department will be assigned according to qualifications/experience. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required, Master's preferred; successful collegiate gaming and coaching…

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    Esports Coming to Lebanon Valley College Next Month

    Esports will serve as Lebanon Valley College's 26th varsity intercollegiate athletic program and its first co-ed sport. It will be the fifth new program added since the beginning of the decade, along with men's and women's lacrosse (2009–10), women's golf (2013–14), and women's ice hockey (2016–17)...

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