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Professor Michael Leczinsky joins us today to discuss Esports and video games. Professor Leczinsky is a lecturer at UAlbany's College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity and specializes in emerging technologies. 

UAlbany President Dr. Havidán Rodríguez and America East Commissioner Amy Huchthausen  with UAlbany ESports players.
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An e-sports invitational is coming to the University at Albany next month. 

UAlbany President Havidán Rodríguez chats with Senior Jose Novoa Lucas in UAlbany's eSports Arena.
WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

A room in Draper Hall at the downtown University at Albany campus has been transformed into a competitive video gaming arena.

HV Gamer Con
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Organizers of the Hudson Valley Gamer Con have announced a partnership to broadcast the collegiate tournament taking place in Albany later this month.

The largest Northeast collegiate esports event is coming to Albany.