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How We Introduced and Implemented eSports at SUNY Canton

Published 21 May 2019
Today 20% of schools have implemented an eSports program and another 50% are considering adding one. This presentation shares how it’s done, directly from SUNY Canton, the first SUNY college to offer varsity eSports in 2018. The leaders of this program take you through SUNY Canton’s eSports journey and how their innovative investment has aided recruitment and retention. Along the way, they created one of the largest dedicated gaming installations in the Northeast: a 1,800 square-foot space with 25 high-end gaming rigs.

Today 20% of schools have implemented an eSports program and another 50% are considering adding one. This is your chance to hear how it’s done, directly from SUNY Canton, the first SUNY college to offer varsity eSports in 2018. The leaders of this program will take you through SUNY Canton’s eSports journey and how their innovative investment has aided recruitment and retention. Along the way, they created one of the largest dedicated gaming installations in the Northeast: a 1,800 square-foot space with 25 high-end gaming rigs.

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