college esports

UND first ND university to launch Esports Major

UND will debut a new major this fall for those looking to join a multimillion dollar industry in Esports.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) — UND will debut a new major this fall for those looking to join a multimillion dollar industry in Esports. “I don’t think we’re the first in the country to do this, but we’re the first to create a major in North Dakota and I think we’re in good company doing so,” said Dr. Sandra Moritz,…

Jamestown Jimmies Blend Traditional Sports with Esports

The University of Jamestown was one of only 30 schools to adopt the scholarship model for esports early.

JAMESTOWN, N.D. – With computers that have names like Galahad and Lancelot, and an impressive combined 67–42 record in the games Overwatch, Hearthstone and League of Legends, it’s easy to see why the Jamestown Jimmies esports team has dubbed themselves the Knights of the Round Table. As those heroes embraced the spirit of teamwork in their quest for the Holy…

Professional League of Legends Sparks Career Interest Across the Region

Abundant Opportunities available for collegiate esports athletes.

It’s a sporting event that fills stadiums like the Staples Center with fans from all around the world. It includes incredible opening ceremonies, and the best cyber athletes on the planet. It’s not the Olympics. It’s the League of Legends World Championship. The World Championship is filled with everything that makes a sporting event exciting. Explosive action, a professional broadcast,…