Esports at Colleges

The following is an article from the Chronicle of Higher Education on esports recruiting and on changes in recruiting altogether.

A growing number of colleges like Harrisburg are buying into esports, starting programs and building million-dollar facilities where gamers take on their counterparts on other campuses. And while some observers roll their eyes at the trend — still in its infancy — high-profile esports programs are looking to gain prestige by recruiting gamers like Nget.

"It doesn't matter to me what people think about the sport," he said. "All I know is that I'm getting a full ride to Harrisburg University."