Esports at STEM

Esports at STEM
Posted on 08/20/2019
STEM HS esports students"Have you heard about esports? If not, you might soon. Esports is competitive videogaming, and it’s a wildly popular global phenomenon with a growing professional level.

Among U.S. colleges and universities, many are forming teams, hiring coaches and granting scholarships to the best players, just as they do for athletes in traditional sports. Ohio State University is developing an interdisciplinary curriculum spanning five colleges to focus on video-game studies and esports. The curriculum will include undergraduate and graduate degrees; an elective course in esports content production; online certification programs for specialized credentials; and a gaming speaker series. A state-of-the-art arena is being built on campus to accommodate OSU’s esports teams..."

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