Alan Zweibel, Television Writer, Author, Playwright, Screenwriter and UB Alumnus.

Esports 101: How UB is Getting Students into the Competitive Esports Game

As part of UB's Homecoming at Home series, learn about the exciting new world of esports and competitive gaming. Michael Yates, the Assistant Director for the University Apartments, has been working with the student-developed UB Esports club to meet the growing demand for an organized and supported program. This has provided the opportunity for University at Buffalo to start its quest to implement an Esports Program to provide casual and competitive gaming experiences, with a primary focus of building physical spaces for students to explore common interests while educating on inclusivity and wellness for all participants. This presentation covers UB’s eSports program's current state and their participation in the Esports Collegiate conference.

Originally aired on October 7, 2020.