Vector 2020 Sponsor Announcement: UK Esports Program

This year, we are incredibly pleased to have the University of Kentucky Esports Program serve as a sponsor for Vector Online! The UK Esports program is a new initiative at UK and as a part of their sponsorship we are going to have a talk on Friday at 12:30 about this new program and about bringing esports to the Bluegrass!

Some more information about UK Esports:

Starting later this year, the University and Gen.G will serve as host for a periodic speaker series on campus, featuring leading gaming and esports executives, athletes and content creators. The series, which also will be streamed globally, will showcase content that is customized for students and alumni from relevant university majors and degree programs.

The university is considering the academic potential that esports and gaming lends to our educational mission and the future careers for our students. Any upcoming plans and programming will be posted on this site so check back for more information.

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Vector 2020 Speaker Announcement: Heath Price

We are pleased this year that we are going to be joined by Heath Price, who will be talking¬†Friday¬†about the state of the University of Kentucky’s burgeoning Esports program!

A short bio on Heath Price:

HP photo bioHeath Price has grown up around higher education, having spent over 10-years at two flagship research universities – LSU and the University of Kentucky (UK). Additionally, he had the opportunity to work in the private sector as a partner with many institutions across the United States.
In his current role at the University of Kentucky, Heath serves as the Associate CIO in ITS. Most recently he has been a core member of a cross-functional campus team at UK that is charged with building a comprehensive and thoughtful approach to engaging gaming and Esports through the University-environment.

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