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Event Detail

WEEKLY MEETING - Harrisburg University Eports
Start Date/Time: Wednesday, October 31, 2018 11:45 AM
End Date/Time: Wednesday, October 31, 2018 1:30 PM
Recurring Event: One time event
Importance: Normal Priority
Weekly lunch meeting at the Country Club of York. Buffet opens 11:45am with 1st bell at 12:15pm.

Program will be provided by Chad Smeltz, Director of Esports at Harrisburg University.

Chad Smeltz is the first-ever Program Director for the Varsity Esports program at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology. Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Harrisburg University is a private non-profit university offering bachelor and graduate degree programs in science, technology, and math fields. Esports is a billion-dollar industry with competitive videogaming teams in major cities around the world. HU is at the forefront of helping students achieve the professional knowledge needed to succeed in the esports industry. Just as with regular sports, a multitude of careers touch the esports industry, making it laden with opportunities for students and graduates alike. As a trailblazer in a rising industry, Harrisburg University’s Esports varsity team, Harrisburg University Storm, sets the standard in collegiate esports. Offered as the one-and-only varsity sport, they host one-of-a-kind spectator events, including the Harrisburg Esports Tournament, where 32 world-class varsity esports teams compete in this tournament. Events such as this have helped establish HU and Harrisburg, PA as the hub of east-coast esports. Sixteen varsity Esports players each year receive full tuition scholarships along with a housing stipend.
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