HU Storm

May
13

HU Storm wins collegiate Overwatch National Championship

The HU Storm’s Overwatch team is returning home as National Champions after dominating the inaugural ESPN Collegiate Esports Championship in Houston last weekend. Following a 33-0 season, The Storm vied against the Elite 8 in collegiate Overwatch competition in Houston. The Storm bested the New Jersey Institute of Technology in the quarterfinals 3-0; Maryville University […]

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Apr
09

HU Storm wins Midwest Campus Clash Championship

    Harrisburg University sends a huge congratulations out to our  HU Storm League of Legends eSports team for beating the two top-ranked teams in the U.S. to take home the Championship Crown at the Midwest Campus Clash and Gaming Expo at Columbia College last weekend! The Storm beat Marywood College and Columbia College to […]

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Apr
02

HU Storm takes first place in state collegiate League of Legends and Overwatch Tournament

  First Annual Collegiate State Championship Crowns Harrisburg University and Drexel University PA Cup Tournament Champions For the first time in collegiate esports, Pennsylvania crowned the top varsity or club esports teams in League of Legends, Overwatch and Hearthstone. This weekend,  more than 30 teams from colleges and universities across Pennsylvania participated in the first […]

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Feb
08

HU, Comcast partnership connects collegiate gamers from coast to coast

A partnership between Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts and Comcast Corp. has created the best-in-class facility for competitive, organized video gaming or “esports.” Esports is a growing global phenomenon, which generated $906 million in revenue and engaged 389 million viewers worldwide in 2018. Harrisburg University established its […]

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Jan
24

Esports legend joins HU Storm’s all-star coaching staff

“Xpecial” brings nearly 10 years of experience to collegiate esports coaching position at HU Harrisburg University of Science and Technology (HU) is doubling down after a recent 4th place national ranking and has hired former professional player Alex “Xpecial” Chu to coach its League of Legends team. Chu joins Giuseppe “Joemeister” Gramano (Overwatch) and Chad […]

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Oct
04

Hewlett Packard spotlights HU Esports and HUE Festival

The Harrisburg University Esports and Music Festival (HUE Festival) drew thousands of guests to downtown Harrisburg last weekend and shined a national spotlight on the University and its new esports program. Hewlett Packard is the latest group to spotlight the University’s esports team, The HU Storm, and the HUE Festival. In an article, posted to the […]

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Sep
24

HUE Fest attracts thousands, grabs national attention

The Harrisburg University Esports and Music Festival (HUE Festival) drew thousands of guests to downtown Harrisburg last weekend and shined a national spotlight on the University and its new esports program. Fans packed HU and the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts as collegiate esports teams from across the U.S. came to HUE Festival […]

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Aug
10

HU introduces inaugural Varsity Esports Team at Media Day

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology introduced players of the University’s varsity esports team, The Storm, to members of the media, the community, and greater campus Thursday. The 16 collegiate gamers from across North America arrived on campus July 31 to begin training as a team under the world-renowned leadership of Geoffrey Wang and Chad […]

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