ATLANTA—The Creative Media Industries Institute (CMII) is thrilled to announce a significant contribution of $5,000 from Greenberg Traurig, LLP, in support of its burgeoning esports program. This generous gift, made under the leadership of David I. Schulman, Co-Chair of the Video Games and Esports Practice Group, will play a pivotal role in providing students with scholarships as they gear up to compete in various high-stakes competitions throughout the upcoming semester.
The CMII esports program has been steadily gaining recognition for its commitment to excellence, fostering a dynamic environment that bridges the gap between education and professional gaming. With Greenberg Traurig’s contribution, the program is set to reach new heights of success, enabling student athletes to excel on the competitive stage while developing essential skills such as teamwork, strategic thinking and communication.
“We are profoundly grateful for Greenberg Traurig’s unwavering support of our esports program,” said CMII Executive Director Brennen Dicker. “This generous gift will empower our teams to participate in a range of competitions, providing invaluable experiences that go beyond the game and contribute to their personal and professional development.”
The esports landscape continues to evolve rapidly, with collegiate and professional opportunities on the rise. CMII’s commitment to providing its students with the tools and experiences needed to thrive in this competitive space aligns seamlessly with Greenberg Traurig’s philanthropic vision of community involvement. The firm was recognized as one of the most philanthropic law firms by Law360 in 2015.
“I believe in the potential of esports to bridge the gap between technology and creativity,” stated Schulman. “Our donation towards scholarships at the Creative Media Industries Institute reflects our commitment to nurturing talent and advancing the exciting field of competitive gaming.”
This significant contribution is a testament to the collaborative spirit that drives CMII’s esports program and its mission to provide students with transformative experiences that extend beyond the virtual arena.
For more information about CMII and the esports program, please visit cmii.gsu.edu.
About the Creative Media Industries Institute (CMII)
The Creative Media Industries Institute (CMII) is a leading hub for media arts education and innovation, dedicated to preparing students for careers in the ever-evolving creative and media industries. Through cutting-edge programs, industry partnerships, and state-of-the-art facilities, CMII offers a dynamic environment for students to explore their creative potential and pursue their passion for storytelling and media production.