On July 25th, North Carolina Esports Academy partnered with SparkNC to host a gaming tournament featuring Fortnite. The event took place at Hunt Library, located on the campus of North Carolina State University. This initiative aimed to introduce bright students to cutting-edge fields such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, software development, computer systems engineering, and
North Carolina Esports Academy
North Carolina Esports Academy’s premier brick and mortar location in Cary, NC has become a hub of innovation, learning, and fun. Our strategic location has allowed us to conduct successful pop-ups in the surrounding areas, catering to the growing demand for our services. Through careful evaluation, we have considered branching into areas like Wake Forest
Revolutionizing Esports: Partnering with Local Parks and Recreation to Provide Educational Youth Esports
Introduction In recent years, the realm of esports has witnessed the rise of numerous public and private organizations in North Carolina, particularly in the Raleigh-Durham area. While some initiatives emerged prior to the establishment of the North Carolina Esports Academy (TEA), others emerged in response to its success. However, many of these organizations have experienced
Igniting Innovation: North Carolina Esports Academy Participates in the 2023 Wings Over Wayne Air Show
North Carolina Esports Academy had the privilege of participating in an amazing opportunity…the 2023 Wings Over Wayne Air Show on May 20-21, held at the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in Wayne County. STEM Showcase One intriguing aspect of this year’s event was the inauguration of the STEM hangar, which proved to be a great
Small Business Awards: Recognizing Excellence in Cary’s Business Community The Cary Chambers of Commerce organizes the Small Business Awards annually, honoring outstanding local businesses that have made remarkable contributions to the community. These awards hold immense significance as they shine a spotlight on the innovation, impact, and dedication exhibited by small businesses in Cary. In
In March, I had the pleasure of working with students at Sanderson High School in their District C program. District C is an innovative way of learning that involves real-world experience. It’s often discussed the flaws in our current education system. There are many people who are so-called “smart” yet they have no real-world application or experience.
I often talk about esports and it not being profitable to educate people who think it’s an unstoppable cash cow industry. I’m getting fed up with consultants on LinkedIn saying they have the solution. They don’t. I’ve never seen a single one provide a solution. They all talk about scholastic esports, grassroots esports, or gaming
North Carolina Esports Academy continually seeks ways to build character and life skills for youth through productive video gaming. Our aim is to impact as many youth as possible by providing opportunities to as many youth as possible. Expansion Plans Back when TEA started, we were still figuring out a business model that was financially
As I have discussed before, and what we specialize in at North Carolina Esports Academy, esports has many educational components. It is time to talk about the school system, STEM, and workforce development. Here, in Wake County, I appreciate how the school system recognizes workforce development and is implementing classes to help students prepare for
North Carolina Esports Academy is dedicated to building character and life skill development through productive video gaming. The entire staff is committed to creating premier youth development experiences in order to create pathways for youth in STEM careers.