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Gaming ethnography

UNCG student Sophia Rosenberg at her laptop.

A gamer. A researcher. An anthropology and religious studies double major. Meet Sophia Rosenberg, who found their path to the future through UNCG’s Network for the Cultural Study of Videogaming.

UNCG holds first Spartan Championship

UNCG's logo in the esports arena.

Sixteen Rocket League teams, 24 Fortnite Duos teams, and 48 Fortnite Solos players across North Carolina will come to UNCG for competitive fun in the esports arena.

Education and Esports ignite At e2 Weekend

NC high school educators learn about 3D interactive in the esports arena and learning lab.

UNCG’s Esports Arena and Learning Lab was buzzing this weekend as student gamers and educators gathered for two days of esports education and competitive tournament action at UNCG’s second E2 Weekend.

Jordin Hipps Changes the Esports Game

Student Jordin Hipps poses in the esports arena with gaming consoles in the background.

Meet Sophomore Jordan Hipps. The esports scene at UNCG not only gives her a social outlet on campus, but has illuminated a career path that she never expected.

UNCG Launches curriculum-focused Esports League

Gamers compete in the UNCG Esports arena while shoutcasters call the game for the stream.

On Monday, January 23, UNCG announced the launch of the UNCG Scholastic Esports Alliance (UNCG SEA) — the nation’s first university-led, curriculum-focused statewide high school esports league.

Esports and education fuel e2 Weekend

Gamers play Rocket League in UNCG's esports arena.

On February 3-4, UNCG will collaborate with Epic Games to host E2 Weekend. The event will feature a tournament for students – Spartan Clash featuring Rocket League – and educational seminars for educators on classroom applications of 3D interactive.