esports

Code Ninjas: Internship allows two Randolph students to share passion for coding with young children

Terrell Rorie ’22 and Jaylan Thompson ’22 interned for Code Ninjas, a program where kids learn to code while building their own video games, this summer. As they gain new skills in coding, math, logic, and problem-solving, these students progress from a white to a black belt.... READ MORE >>

Randolph’s new esports coach takes the helm

“We were told that the University of Delaware wouldn’t have an esports program without Lucas. While he was working with the program there, they doubled the number of students who were involved. He has an ability to connect with faculty and staff while making connections in the gaming community as a whole.”... READ MORE >>

Esports team kicks off first season, builds relationships with students during virtual learning

Minecraft build 2020

Last spring, in the early days of the pandemic, a group of students completing their semester online found a way to bring a little piece of Randolph back into their lives. Led by Esports Head Coach Jordan Oliver, they worked to recreate the College’s campus inside Minecraft, a world-building video game. The build began as... READ MORE >>

The magic of Minecraft: Students recreate Randolph's campus inside world-building video game

Minecraft build 2020

Each school was given a 1,000-block-by-1,000-block plot within the game where they can place square blocks that represent real-world things like grass, concrete, wood, brick, and glass.... READ MORE >>

Esports program awarded grant for new lab and arena

Randolph College banner in front of Main Hall

Randolph College’s esports program has been awarded a capital project grant from the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (VFIC).... READ MORE >>