Checkpoint XP

What To Expect With An Esports Class | CheckpointXP On Campus Download

11:09 Download August 19th, 2020

During a recent episode of CheckpointXP On Campus, we discussed an esports minor degree at Northern Illinois University. Interest in gaming is growing with game streaming/esports growing and no sports for a couple of major conferences in the fall. So NIU resolved to create a program that not only focused on coaching and strategy but also marketing and game design. This creates a more holistic view of the esports industry and what goes into it.

Jacob Brothers got a chance to catch up with Dr. Steve Howell, the director of the sports program at Northern Illinois University. And We got a glimpse into what sort of education you could be looking at when declaring esports as your minor at NIU.

Next Episodes

Podcasts you may like

The ROR Morning Show Podcast

Can’t get your ROR Morning Show in the morning? Download the ROR Morning Show Podcast and listen to Bob, LBF, and Brian, whenever you want!

Play Latest (20 hours ago)

5860 episodes

Do What You Love With Jeff Kurkjian

I’m Jeff Kurkjian. I’ve hosted morning radio since I was in college at Syracuse University, a stop in beautiful Cleveland, Ohio to now, Las Vegas, Nevada. In radio, we are given the opportunity to talk to some incredible people however, we are held to a time crunch that always made it difficult to really get […]

Play Latest (March 16th)

35 episodes

Wicked Fast Podcast

Brian ‘Lungboy’ Bell and Tim “Timmy G” Gorham bring their two decades of NASCAR knowledge to bring you the best of the speedways each week. You never know who will be joining the conversation on The Wicked Fast Podcast. Past podcast guests include Danica Patrick, Ty Dillon, Chase Elliott, Austin Dillon, Matt Kenseth, and Ryan […]

Play Latest (June 29th)

239 episodes

100 Years of Hit Makers

Play Latest (November 7th, 2020)

24 episodes

WMGK – Andre Gardner’s Beatles Minute

The latest Beatles news and rumors, and the occasional trivia tidbit. All from Andre Gardner, most in 60 seconds or less.

Play Latest (July 5th)

180 episodes