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Joins the INNOVATE® Scholar Gamers Program

INNOVATE® Gaming & Esports Press Release

Global Village Publishing is excited to share that University of Kentucky is joining the INNOVATE® Gaming & Esports Scholar Gamers Program.

This program presents a unique opportunity for gamers, parents, teachers, business and community leaders to engage with this audience. The gaming and esports industry is one of the fastest-growing at $152 billion and over 2 billion gamers worldwide.

The INNOVATE™ Gaming & Esports book showcases the people, companies, products, and services leading the race within the gaming and esports industry’s innovation ecosystem. It features Indie game developers, esports investors, blockchain gaming, gaming law firms, and influential gamers. INNOVATE® Gaming & Esports is helping innovators and innovation enablers in the industry to connect and succeed.

The INNOVATE® Gaming & Esports Scholar Gamers Program is an initiative to make esports more accessible and sustainable. Forget stereotypes of gaming and gamers: this is one of the most connected communities transcending age, race, gender, location, and politics for a globally shared experience of gaming and gaming culture.

With the University of Kentucky’s involvement, this program fits in perfectly with the institution’s esports hub and community. This is a direct and authentic investment into the future of our youth through gaming and esports. Our shared goals are to create a safe gaming environment for youth gamers. The Scholar Gamers Program will educate, and guide gamers on aspects such as online safety and cybersecurity, while also providing resources and support by bringing together academics, community and professional development through a growing global sport and business.

We’re proud the University of Kentucky is participating in our Scholar Gamers Program. This university is placing considerable resources and efforts on the development of gaming and esports for its students and the larger community. Kentucky Esports offers innovative ways for gamers of all levels to get involved in this community.

For more information on INNOVATE® Gaming and Esports, please contact Marcus Howard

University of Kentucky Website


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