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Train up and get your game on at UNCG E2Weekend (Esports + Education)

Students in UNCG's Esports Arena

It’s a first of its kind event here at UNCG – a weekend of esports tournaments, as well as educational Unreal Engine and Fortnite Creative toolset training provided. Produced in collaboration with Epic Games, the training and tournament finals will be held in the UNCG Esports Arena and Learning Lab, on October 28 and October 29. 

UNCG opens new esports arena

Students sitting at PCs in UNCG's esports arena

UNC Greensboro officially opened a state-of-the-art esports arena with the latest technology, equipment, and gaming resources on April 25.  The new facility will be open 12 hours a day, seven days a week, and will offer students 90 hours of free gaming a month. Centrally located in Moran Commons, the … Continued

Mike Rufail: King of the Consoles

UNCG alumnus Mike Rufail has converted his passion for video gaming into one of the largest esports groups in the world. He notes that career opportunities in esports aren’t just reserved for elite gamers and entrepreneurs. Dive into the gaming empire at UNCG Magazine.

What’s new at the G

aerial photo of central campus, the EUC and the Jackson Library

As UNC Greensboro welcomes students back to campus, there’s a lot to be excited about. In addition to our annual welcome back events, students will find new ways to learn, new people to meet, and new places to explore this semester. Here’s a sampling of some of the new offerings, … Continued

UNCG announces new esports programs, gaming center

Graphic of esports logo with photo of woman on computer

UNC Greensboro today announced a multi-faceted set of initiatives to seize the growing demand among current and prospective students for a holistic approach to the booming world of esports. These include the launch of new, non-credit bearing digital certificate programs ranging from game design to marketing and monetization courses as well … Continued

UNCG Athletics announces NBA 2K10 Challenge

'Fall Collegiate Games' graphic with fans

UNC Greensboro Athletics and Learfield IMG College announced plans today for the first-ever UNCG NBA 2K20 Challenge presented by The Reserve Student Apartments. The UNCG NBA 2K20 Challenge is an esports tournament open to all UNCG students. The event, November 20-21, is free to enter but participants must have an … Continued