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Medaille College creates new esports major

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ELECTRONIC SPORTS- KNOWN AS E-SPORTS IS NOW AMULTI-BILLION DOLLARINDUSTRY...AND A LOCAL COLLEGEIS TAKING ADVANTAGEOF THE GROWINGPOPULARITY.AS 7 EYEWITNESSNEWS SENIORREPORTER EILEENBUCKLEY TELLS US --MEDAILLE COLLEGE INBUFFALO IS NOW ONEOF THE FIRSTCOLLEGES INWESTERN NEW YORKTO OFFER E-SPORTSMANAGEMENT AS AMAJOR NEXT FALL...DAN SNYDER.

"IT'S NOTJUST SITTING AROUNDAND PLAYING VIDEOGAMES FOR EIGHTHOURS A DAY."DAN SNYDER IS ASYSTEM SUPPORTSPECIALIST ATMEDAILLE COLLEGEAND ADVISES THEESPORTS CLUB...DAEMEN ANDCANISIUS COLLEGESALSO HAVE ESPORTSCLUB PROGRAMS, BUTMEDAILLE IS FIRST TOCREATE ACURRICULUMAPPROVED BY NEWYORK STATE THAT WILLTEACH ALL ASPECTSOF ESPORTS...EILEEN BUCKLEY.

"SOWHAT KIND OF A JOBCOULD YOU END UPWITH AFTER MAJORINGIN ESPORTS?

YOUCOULD BE ON ANESPORTSMANAGEMENT TEAMBECOME AN ESPORTSCOACH.

OR ASHOUTCASTER/HOST."RYAN SCUMACI.

"I'VEALWAYS BEENINTERESTED IN SHOUTCASTING WHICH ISBASICALLY THEESPORTSANNOUNCERS FORESPORTS."WILLIAMSVILLE EASTHIGH SCHOOL SENIORRYAN SCUMACIWILL MAJOR INESPORTS AT MEDAILLENEXT FALL.RYAN SCUMACI.

"THIS ISOVER WATCH...IT'S AGAME THAT I PLAY ALOT WITH FRIENDS.""WHAT TYPE OF SKILL-SET IS SO IMPORTANTWHEN YOU ARE DOINGTHIS?

IT'S REALLYGOOD TO HAVE AND TOREALLY KNOW ANDUNDERSTAND YOUROWN STRENGTHS...ANDTHE STRENGTHS OFTHE CHARTER YOUCHOOSE TO PLAY."THERE ARE A VARIETYOF ESPORTS JOBSWITH VERY HIGHEARNING POWER...DAN SNYDER.

"THELAST MAJORTOURNAMENT THATWAS HELD WAS THEFORTNITE WORLDCHAMPIONSHIPS.ANDHE WAS A 16-YEAR-OLDPLAYER WHO MADE 1.3MILLION DOLLARS TOSIT AROUND AND PLAYHIS GAMES."MEDAILLE'S ESPORTSMAJORS WILL FOLLOWA FOUR-YEARPROGRAM OF COURSEWORK.RICHARD JACOB.

"DATAANALYTICS,MANAGEMENTINFORMATION SYSTEM,EVENT MANAGEMENT,FACILITYMANAGEMENT,COMPETITIVE GAMING,TEAM BUILDINGCOURSE.ANINTRODUCTION TOGAME DESIGN."PROFESSOR RICHARDJACOB SAYS IT'S ABLEND OF BUSINESSAND SPORTS..."HOW DO YOUCONVINCE A PARENTTHAT THIS A GOODTHING FORTHEM?.WELL THAT'S AGREAT QUESTION AND IWOULD WANT TO KNOWTO AS A PARENT.BUTTHE IDEA IS AGAIN.ASA BUSINESS .IT IS AMULTI-BILLION DOLLARINDUSTRY."AN INDUSTRY ON THERISE..,WITH MEDAILLEEAGER TO GET IN ONTHE ACTION.EILEEN BUCKLEY, 7EWN.




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