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Jul
18

HU Storm wins Overwatch National Championship

The Storm overcame the challenges of COVID-19 to win its second consecutive National Championship Despite facing numerous obstacles in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, Harrisburg University’s Esports team, the HU Storm, displayed passion and resiliency by winning its second consecutive Collegiate Overwatch National Championship this afternoon. The Storm took down rival Maryville University 3-0 […]

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Jul
16

Harrisburg University Storm advances to National Championship

The Storm overcame unprecedented challenges of COVID-19 to beat the best teams in U.S. Despite the unprecedented hurdles of COVID-19, Harrisburg University’s Esports team, the HU Storm, displayed true commitment, passion, and resiliency by advancing to the Tespa Collegiate Overwatch National Championship set for 3 p.m. Saturday, July 18. After advancing from spring National Championship […]

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Jul
15

HU president, Esports coach to join ‘investing in Esports’ panel

Tune in as Harrisburg University President, Dr. Eric Darr, and Harrisburg University Storm Overwatch Head Coach, Joe Gramano, weigh in on the future of Esports during SeventySix Capital’s “Investing in Esports” panel with Summit Trail Advisors Thursday, July 16. Don’t miss the event at 3 p.m. at this Link. About Harrisburg University  Accredited by the Middle […]

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Jun
15

HU Storm Wins Collegiate Championship Competition

Following nearly two months of battling the best collegiate Esports teams from across the U.S., the Harrisburg University Storm’s Overwatch team took home the Operating System NYC Collegiate Championship Sunday. The Storm won a convincing four straight matches to defeat the University of California, Irvine to win the championship in the tournament that started with […]

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Dec
16

HU Introduces Esports Management Major

After establishing a successful Esports varsity program in 2018 and winning the Collegiate Overwatch National Championship in early 2019, Harrisburg University will introduce an Esports Bachelor of Science degree program that will prepare students for in-demand careers. Beginning during the spring 2020 semester, students will be able to enroll in HU’s Esports Management, Production and […]

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Oct
17

HU eSports facility design wins award

Harrisburg-based Murray Associates Architects recently received an Outstanding Project Award for excellence in educational facility design in the fall 2019 edition of Learning By Design magazine for its design of Harrisburg University’s eSports training facility. The Harrisburg University eSports Training Arena, home to the HU Storm,  has been recognized by Learning By Design magazine for its […]

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Jul
18

Hundreds converge on HU for National Esports Convention

Hundreds of visitors from across the U.S. have converged on downtown Harrisburg at the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) 2019 Convention hosted by Harrisburg University. Exhibitors, panel speakers, coaches, players, and other collegiate Esports  representatives are participating in the event, which kicked off Wednesday and runs through Friday afternoon. The convention stands as the […]

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Jun
04

Esports legend relocates to Harrisburg to Join HU Storm’s Coaching Staff

“Xpecial” makes the move from LA to Harrisburg to lead LOL team to the Championship Alex “Xpecial” Chu makes the trek across the country to lead the League of Legends team full-time starting July 1. With his sights set on bringing a League of Legends Championship to Harrisburg, the former professional is making the full-time […]

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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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