Grand Canyon University: Esports in a Majestic Way
Identifying with one of the country’s greatest natural wonders, it seems more than appropriate its university namesake would approach esports in a truly grand manner. Such success can be seen in the spectacular esports facility and program at Grand Canyon University in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona. And yet, it wasn’t until 2018 that GCU went “all in” on esports. That year saw the founding of not only the Grand Canyon University Esports Arena, but the founding of the modern GCU Esports student organization. Student registration of 60 at the time of the opening grew exponentially, hitting 900 by the