Lackawanna College student-athletes are able to compete in the growing esports phenomenon.
With the new program, Lackawanna joins the ranks of more than 100 progressive institutions across the United States and Canada to offer the first known esports program in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
Lackawanna is a member of the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE). NACE is the only association of college and university sponsored esports programs that promotes the education and development of students through intercollegiate esports.
- One of just 60+ known institutions to offer an esports program for student athletes at the time of its launch in 2018
- The first known esports program of its kind in Northeastern Pennsylvania
- Competing in games including Fortnite, Overwatch, League of Legends, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Rocket League
- Scholarships will be available for student athletes in this progressive arena
- The rapidly growing esport phenomenon is a multi-billion dollar industry with companies developing, testing, and publishing games