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CCSU unveils new $300K esports facility
Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) Friday unveiled a new facility dedicated to esports, as the school aims to position itself on the vanguard of a growing industry. The 1,500-square-foot room has 12 video game consoles on which 22 people can play sports-centric video games, said CCSU President Zulma Toro. The renovation of the first-floor space in Memorial Hall, technology and other costs came out to more than $300,000. “We are very, very excited about this new facility, because it’s not only about gaming,” Toro said in an interview Friday morning. “It’s about providing a space that will allow our faculty