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NEC in the News: The Concord Monitor published NEC’s Esports Program Charges Along, Full of Diversity, Technology – and Good Chairs
NEC in the News: The Concord Monitor published “NEC’s Esports Program Charges Along, Full of Diversity, Technology – and Good Chairs”
Dec 1, 2019
“Esports is the general term for multiplayer online game competitions, which are a multi-billion-dollar business worldwide. New England College is one of several schools in the region that have started up esports teams and clubs, seeing it as a way to lure students in an increasingly tight market and a way to provide new levels of experience and education for the always-online generation…
…NEC’s esports push drew attention a year ago when they hired Tyrelle Appleton, 26, to coach the esports teams and launch the program. The school now has teams and club groups playing science-fiction and superhero-related games like Fortnite, Overwatch, League of Legends and Super Smash Brothers, plus ever-more-realistic reenactments of physical sports through games like Madden NFL and NBA.” Read the whole article.