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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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    Miami University (Oh.) Wins 2017 NACE Overwatch Season

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (December 11, 2017) – National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) history was made Friday night, as Miami University (Oh.) emerged as the winner of the 2017 NACE Overwatch Season. The Red Hawks come out on top of the Eagles from Georgia Southern University’s (Georgia), 3-1, in the title match. Overwatch was the first full semester of competition…

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    SUNY Canton Announces Varsity Esports Program

    SUNY Canton announced today the college will begin competing nationally in eSports this spring. The college will become the first New York State eSports team to join the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE), the most prominent nationally recognized organization dedicated to competitive collegiate video gaming.

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    Whitaker Center, Harrisburg University launch Pa.'s first collegiate esports program

    Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, Harrisburg University of Science and Technology and founding sponsors of the university's eSports program, jointly announce Pennsylvania's first collegiate eSports program, December 6, 2017.

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