Launching and Supporting Esports at PA Colleges: Lackawanna College Esports Program Case Study

Thursday, 9 May 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM [EST]

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Thursday, 9 May 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM [EST]

Launching and Supporting Esports at PA Colleges: Lackawanna College Esports Program Case Study

Presenters: Teddy Delaney, Esports Program Administrator, Lackawanna College; Dave Karr, Manager of Technology Services, Lackawanna College; Jennifer Oxenford, Director of Community Engagement, KINBER 

Looking to start or develop your esports program at your college or university? Want to know all the details of a campus that has already made significant investment in and launched a successful e-sports program? Or, do you just want to better understand what the esports phenomenon is and how your organization can start planning now for esports in the future? 
 
Lackawanna College launched its esports program in 2018 and was the first known esports program of its kind in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Lackawanna College became a member of the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE), the association of college and university sponsored esports programs, and launched an esports facility available to all students in the program Mon- Sat. 9am - 10pm. The facility offers 25 high-end Alienware gaming PCs available for gaming, homework and other student use. Learn how Lackawanna made the strategic and administrative decision to launch this program including how they funded it and are supporting it and growing it today. (View the Esports Facility Tour at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=upVqe7XJci8).

Have your chance to ask questions and to also learn about KINBER’s new esports direct connect service (KESDX) and esports pilot in PA
Audience: CIOs, CTOs, Network Directors, Network Administrators, Network/IT Staff, Esports Program Administrators, Esports Coaches 

 

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This training/webinar is presented by the Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research (KINBER), a not-for-profit membership organization that provides broadband connectivity, fosters collaboration, and promotes the innovative use of digital technologies for the benefit of Pennsylvania.

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