Partnering with Eastern Illinois University is a big accomplishment for Team Singularity as they have a very high drive in talent when it comes to athletics, especially NFL. We plan on following their footsteps and taking this step with the university in esports. Eastern Illinois is home to over 170 student organisations and has a high academics rating across the Midwestern regional universities. E.I.U is a very popular university as it has roughly a 55.5% acceptance rate, so it is very competitive to get a placement there. With the hunger and competitiveness it takes to get into E.I.U this will help us find the best talent that can become a global phenomenon inside the world of esports.
Basic Info about E.I.U
- Founded in 1895.
- Over 8,000 enrollments.
- EIU is the highest ranking public university in Illinois.
- Highly focused on producing the best.
- Very competitive.
“To be able to partner with Eastern Illinois University is a huge accomplishment. They are extremely competitive when it comes to being the best, and that is what Team Singularity is looking for. Having the competitive drive to be the best and create something from nothing, is really eye catching and I am very excited to see what the future holds in this partnership.”Curtis Bottomley, CGO & Academy Manager at Team Singularity
“It is exciting that we are able to add more universities to our Path2Pro partners in North America with a university like Eastern Illinois University. They have a strong representation in a variety of game titles and are able to provide students with esports scholarships. I am looking forward to seeing how this partnership evolves.“Jesper Jever, Partnerships Manager at Team Singularity
About Team Singularity:
Team Singularity, recently acquired by Rightbridge Ventures, launched in 2016 as a grassroots operation and has grown into a premier esports organization with professional teams competing in Fortnite, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Rocket League, League of Legends, FIFA22, Apex Legends and more.
The company is focused on talent development and is the leading player talent incubator in esports. Team Singularity has the largest path2pro esports academy in the world with over 10,000 active amateur players making their way to become the next pro player in esports.
Team Singularity is home to more than 100 players and staff members from more than 30 different countries.
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