If Football Is a Game of Inches, Esports is a “Game of Milliseconds”
For Albertus Magnus College, a small liberal arts college in New Haven, Conn., competitive video gaming, or esports, represented an opportunity to heighten its profile while offering a valuable activity for students. Jeremy Peterson, a network analyst and media coordinator with the college’s IT team, helped found the college’s esports program. At the recent CDW Executive SummIT: Making Future IT a Reality, Peterson explained how CDW helped build out the college’s esports arena and offered insights into how the program benefits students and the college itself.
Jeremy Peterson, Network Analyst and Media Coordinator, Albertus Magnus College
- Albertus Magnus College sees its esports program as a powerful tool to attract students to its campus and encourage them to stay for a degree.
- CDW helped outfit the team with hardware to help give team members a competitive edge.
- The Albertus Magnus esports program has quickly grown to include about 10 percent of the college’s student body among its participants.