Author: Sam Fleury

Columbia and Jefferson City public schools all-star teams to face off at Midwest Campus Clash

Anticipation is rising in the collegiate and high school eSports worlds as the Midwest Campus Clash and Gaming Expo approaches April 7. In addition to the highly anticipated collegiate League of Legends tournament, all-star teams from area high schools will enter the fray at the event thanks to a partnership with Ukatsu and Columbia Public Schools.            A team made up of players from Hickman and Battle high schools (Team North) will face off with players from Rock Bridge and Jefferson City high schools (Team South) in a League of Legends exhibition match set for 3 p.m.           Following...

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Midwest Campus Clash eSports tourney schedule unveiled!

Anticipation continues to build with the release of the tournament schedule for the 2018 Midwest Campus Clash and Gaming Expo today. The event, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 10 a.m. on April 7 at Columbia College and will bring some of the top collegiate eSports teams in the country together to compete for a $25,000 prize pool playing the world-renowned game League of Legends. The Midwest’s premier eSports event will feature some marquee match-ups throughout the bracket, including a border battle between the University of Missouri and the University of Kansas in Round...

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Nursing Program receives $150,000 Nursing Education Incentive grant

The Missouri State Board of Nursing and the Missouri Department of Higher Education recently announced that the Columbia College Nursing Program will be the beneficiary of a $150,000 Nursing Education Incentive Grant. The program has received the grant in each of the past two years. “Nursing education continues to reorient to the needs of the workforce from a local, regional and national perspective, with a large increase in the demand for baccalaureate-trained nurses,” said Dr. Joyce Gentry, director of the Nursing Program. “This grant will play a key role in meeting that need head-on and will position our program...

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Midwest Campus Clash and Gaming Expo to feature top collegiate eSports teams in U.S.

Following the success of the 2017 edition of the event, Columbia College will once again host one of the largest eSports and gaming events in the United States, the 2018 Midwest Campus Clash and Gaming Expo on April 7 in Columbia, Missouri. The event, which is free and open to the public, will bring some of the top collegiate eSports teams in the Midwest together to compete for a $25,000 prize pool playing the world-renowned game, League of Legends. The teams participating in this year’s event are: Columbia College University of Missouri University of Kansas Miami (Ohio) University Kansas...

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