Lambton College to Introduce Varsity Esports Team

Lambton College is excited to announce it will be launching an official esports initiative for September 2017   Plans for an eSports Arena on campus are also being developed. The dedicated on-site gaming space will be one of the first of its kind at a Canadian College and will feature 20 high-end gaming computers for …

Illinois College Launches Varsity Esports Program

Illinois College has joined the rapidly growing lists of schools supporting varsity esports.   The college is located in Jacksonville, IL with approximately 1,000 undergraduate students and annual tuition and fees totaling just under $30,000 per year. Two League of Legends teams, Blue and White, will compete in the CSL and the NACE. Each team …

NYIT Takes a Step Towards Varsity Esports

The New York Institue of Technology (NYIT) has launched CyBears which offers support for the esports and gaming club on campus. The CyBears have not announced a varsity program or scholarships for esports players, but the athletic department is funding the esports team’s computers. This appears to be the first step towards a formal varsity …

St. Clair College Launches Varsity Esports Program

St. Clair College has launched the first varsity esports program in Canada. The supported titles include Hearthstone, League of Legends, and CS:GO, with potential of new titles being added at a later time. The program has been dubbed, “Saint Gaming”, led by coordinator, Shaun Byrne. Byrne plans to keep a professional approach and stated, “Now …

Tiffin University Launches Varsity Esports Program

Tiffin University, located in Tiffin, OH, has launched a varsity esports program. The program will support any esport title that offers competition. It is unclear if these must be college-only competitions or if teams will be competing in amateur and professional events. The University is fully committed to this endeavor with the construction of a stand-alone …