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    SNHU Launches New Hampshire’s First Competitive Esports Program

    Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) announced today it is officially launching a varsity esports program for University Campus students this fall. This is the first competitive esports program in New Hampshire and one of only a few in New England...

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    Value Gamers' - Best Colleges for Esports and Gaming

    Throughout the United States, more and more universities are offering funded varsity esports programs. If playing esports is something you aspire to do, you’ll want to figure out what is the best college to do that.

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    Lackawanna College Esports Program Joins NACE

    SCRANTON, Pa. – The Lackawanna College Esports program announced this Monday that they have become members of the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE). “This is a huge deal for our esports program in terms of growth and exposure. By joining NACE, we are getting our foot in the door of potentially the official governing body of collegiate esports”…

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    Varsity Esports team coming to ONU in fall 2019

    ADA - Ohio Northern University's long history of athletic prowess is about to enter a whole new era. Esports is the newest, fastest-growing trend to hit collegiate athletics, and ONU is excited to announce it will launch an official varsity esports team in fall semester 2019.

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    NACE forms Esports Coaches Association

    Esports Coaches Association marks first professional development group for esports coaches and directors KANSAS CITY, Mo. – July 25, 2018 – The National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) has officially launched the Esports Coaches Association (ECA), the first professional development group for collegiate esports coaches and directors. “As the rapid growth of collegiate esports continues, the challenge is finding…

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    NACE and Hi-Rez Studios Announce 2018 NACE College National Championships for Smite and Paladins

    $100,000 in scholarship prizes will be awarded ATLANTA -- July 19th -- The National Association of College Esports (NACE) and publisher Hi-Rez Studios will host college national championships for both Smite and Paladins beginning this fall. The joint announcement was made today at the NACE Convention in Atlanta, Ga. The NACE-sanctioned, college competitions for Smite and Paladins will begin…

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    Harrisburg University and iHeartMedia announce inaugural festival celebrating esports, music, food and the end of summer

    The festival combines the one of the largest collegiate esports tournaments to date with the music of acclaimed alternative bands HARRISBURG, Pa., 28 June, 2018 – Harrisburg University of Science and Technology (HU) in partnership with iHeartMedia and Alt 99.3, has announced the Harrisburg University Esports Festival (HUE Festival), the region’s first festival combining nationally-renowned music acts with one…

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    NOVA Launches Intercollegiate Esports Program

    ANNANDALE -- Northern Virginia Community College is establishing a competitive esports program affiliated with the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE).  NOVA joins over 80 colleges and universities in the United States, and is the first public institution in Virginia to recognize esports at the varsity level...

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    Averett University Receives Major Gift for Esports Program

    University has seen major interest in program from applicants Danville, Va. (May 3, 2018) – Averett University today announced it has received a $100,000 gift to support the expansion of its Esports program, in which a multiplayer video game is played competitively for spectators. Bestowed by Drs. Frank and Dugan Maddux, the gift will go toward an expanded, renovated facility…

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    National Association of Collegiate Esports Partners with Hi-Rez Studios

    Partnership Elevates SMITE and Paladins to the varsity level of collegiate esports KANSAS CITY, MO (May 1, 2018) – The National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with Hi-Rez Studios to build varsity esports competition in SMITE and Paladins.  The partnership will help provide the necessary infrastructure and resources for colleges and universities to expand their…

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