The Rise of eSports
Competitive gaming has caught the attention of many, hosting large multiplayer competitions with attendance levels in the hundreds of thousands. Universities have taken notice and have begun to create teams with scholarship opportunities attached.
Join us today as we discuss the growing trend of eSports, their presence in universities, and their status as a legitimate sport.
- Nicole Carpenter, reporter Dot eSports, an online esports news organization
- Steve Toepfer, associate professor and eSports faculty advisor at Kent State University
- Michael Brooks, executive director of National Association of Collegiate Esports