College Esports QuickTake

College Esports QuickTake

The latest developments in college esports including news, rankings, events, opinions, and players, a deep dive into the world of college esports!

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August 20, 2021 35 min
Eunice Chen, founder of Enlightgg, comes on to discuss the latest in Enlight's career development platform. If you enjoyed the podcast, please rate and subscribe, it helps us out a ton! For daily news hits on everything in the wider esports industry, check out the Esports Minute. (https://www.esportstopstories.com/) For more in-depth news check out our feature show the Esportz Network Podcast The Esports Network Podcast (http...
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A Bachelor's Degree in Esports Business seems pretty far-fetched for some of us in North America... but over in Finland, Kajaani University of Applied Sciences is trying something different. Esports Development Manager, Richard Withers, joins us to talk about this new venture, one of the first Europe and possibly the world. Feel free to get in touch with Richard about the program by emailing him: richard.withers@kamk.fi Yo...
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Michael has a very interesting story moving on from a career in the Army to grinding it out and getting a position as a Valorant Head Coach in his local community esports program at Esports Tower. He sits down to give a walkthrough of his career as well as lifting others up, as he once was, through positivity and community. You can follow Michael on various platforms like Twitch.tv, (https://www.twitch.tv/hervmaster) on Twitter ...
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We often hear about the bigger D1 schools around the nation developing esports programs, almost out of necessity. But rarely do we hear about student anbd staff driven esports programs being built up in our small towns and cities. James Jones created his own version of an esports program at Trinity Valley Community College, where he previously worked in the cafeteria. Seriously, it's an awesome story! If you enjoyed the podcas...
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Danny Martin was previously on the program a few years ago, but now he's back with a new venture and new attitude! Listen to him talk about Esposure, the latest company to help out between the crossroads of education and esports. Visit Esposure.gg (https://www.esposure.gg/) for a full overview on the company. Here's where you can check out, and maybe sign up for, their all-virtual Immersion Program. (https://www.esposure.g...
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How is UCI doing on the esports front of things? Pretty well! Let's hear why with their Director, Mark Deppe! If you enjoyed the podcast, please rate and subscribe, it helps us out a ton! For daily news hits on everything in the wider esports industry, check out the Esports Minute. (https://www.esportstopstories.com/) For more in-depth news check out our feature show the Esportz Network Podcast The Esports Network Podcast (ht...
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May 28, 2021 2 min
Here are a few scholarships all students should be aware of and apply for if you're an aspiring player, game developer, business major, or really anything esports related. Article from VENN.tv (https://www.venn.tv/gaming/2021-05-17/best-scholarships-gaming-and-esports/) If you enjoyed the podcast, please rate and subscribe, it helps us out a ton! For daily news hits on everything in the wider esports industry, check out the Es...
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Just how many Cal schools have developed esports programs compared to the rest of the country? Cal Matters article here. (https://calmatters.org/education/higher-education/college-beat-higher-education/2021/05/california-colleges-esports-video-games/) If you enjoyed the podcast, please rate and subscribe, it helps us out a ton! For daily news hits on everything in the wider esports industry, check out the Esports Minute. (https:/...
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We've got an exclusive interview with Jennifer Frank, Head Coach of Varsity Esports for Miami University's Esports Program. We ask her how she got involved, what big steps the program has taken, and what the future looks like for this prestigious program! Redhawks Website here! (http://redhawks.gg/) Watch them compete on Twitch! (https://www.twitch.tv/miamiuniversity) Follow the program on Twitter for more updates @Mia...
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Envy Gaming and Generation Gaming are coming together to further develop esports in Texas, Loading TV will broadcast the final for the Red Bull Campus Clutch VALORANT tournament this weekend. If you enjoyed the podcast, please rate and subscribe, it helps us out a ton! For daily news hits on everything in the wider esports industry, check out the Esports Minute. (https://www.esportstopstories.com/) For more in-depth news check ou...
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Sebastian Park and Ryan Friedman come on to a passion project come to life. Find out all the details on what exactly is the ECI, how to apply for certification, when to study, and what exactly the impact of this company aims to be. Visit the Esports Certification Institute official site here! (https://esportsci.org/) Follow them on Twitter @EsportsCI (https://twitter.com/esportsci) as well as @RyanWFriedman (https://twitte...
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Enjoy this pleasant talk with AJ Zimmerman, a captain within the Salvation Army Gaming Ministry! Here's their website (https://www.salvationarmygaming.com/) and their instagram (https://www.instagram.com/salvationarmygaming/) as well as their Discord! (https://discord.com/invite/FVufcxX) If you enjoyed the podcast, please rate and subscribe, it helps us out a ton! For daily news hits on everything in the wider esports industry...
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PLANET9 and Ivy League Esports will hold an intense 12 our charity stream, NASCAR looks to complete its inclusion and diversity initiatives, and PlayVS announced a new summer tournament If you enjoyed the podcast, please rate and subscribe, it helps us out a ton! For daily news hits on everything in the wider esports industry, check out the Esports Minute. (https://www.esportstopstories.com/) For more in-depth news check out our f...
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A small private school out of Titusville, Florida has erected every young person's technological dream; an esports studio dedicated to the competition, broadcasting, and, most importantly, education, of the young students who joined the program. Support their Twitch channel, once they start streaming, here, at PACA Esports (https://www.twitch.tv/pacaesports) Also check out these amazing pictures of their esports studio here. (...
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April 12, 2021 2 min
The huge Overwatch Collegiate Championship just wrapped up, what collegiate programs walked away with the grand prize in scholarship money? Here's the full "Northwood v Maryville" Finale (https://youtu.be/sSh4bQWgDMk) If you enjoyed the podcast, please rate and subscribe, it helps us out a ton! For daily news hits on everything in the wider esports industry, check out the Esports Minute. (https://www.esportstopstories....
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Overwatch's Collegiate Championship resumes play this weekend, who do you look out for? And TSMU is not just a place for students to get schooled, but for everyone. If you enjoyed the podcast, please rate and subscribe, it helps us out a ton! For daily news hits on everything in the wider esports industry, check out the Esports Minute. (https://www.esportstopstories.com/) For more in-depth news check out our feature show the ...
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Longhorn Gaming was once the precipice of esports gaming until their TESPA days. Now the program has been forced to reorganize and find a new identity. Esports Director of Longhorns Gaming, Tyler Meffert joins me to discuss the state of the program out of UT. Follow the program on Twitter @Longhorn_Gaming (https://twitter.com/Longhorn_Gaming) Here's their Linktree (https://linktr.ee/longhorngaming) where you can join in on...
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On a new study and why we need a better definition for problematic internet use. Here's the study: https://srcd.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1111/cdev.13525 If you enjoyed the podcast, please rate and subscribe, it helps us out a ton! New episodes Monday through Friday. For daily news hits on everything in the wider esports industry, check out the Esports Minute. (https://www.esportstopstories.com/) For more in-depth ne...
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eFuse continues to grow and now has the capital to support more expansion. I look at how the company is developing, a few new hires and where this most recent influx came from. If you enjoyed the podcast, please rate and subscribe, it helps us out a ton! New episodes Monday through Friday. For daily news hits on everything in the wider esports industry, check out the Esports Minute. (https://www.esportstopstories.com/) For more i...
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What is the esports industry worth? To answer that question, first there must be a universally accepted definition for what esports is. In this episode, Dr. Seth Jenny convinces a non-believer (me) that we should take a much broader definition of what esports truly is, raising the market cap substantially. Read the paper Dr. Jenny co-authored here. (https://www.ijesports.org/article/15/html) If you enjoyed the podcast, please rate...
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