The President hosted the 2012-2013 NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Champions at the White House for an event on the South Lawn on March 10. The President welcomed student-athletes from schools across the country to congratulate them on their accomplishments in the classroom and on the field.
A few more former NCAA student-athletes still have a chance to fight for medals in Sochi. On the heels of a Winter Olympics that featured more than 100 former NCAA student-athletes, seven more are participating in the Paralympics.
The advantages of competing in college sports are both immediate and lifelong. This list outlines the many benefits student-athletes receive by playing their chosen sport while pursuing a college degree.
We are a member-led, higher education association that appreciates the impact a college degree can have in transforming a life. NCAA employees come to work every day believing in their ability to make a difference. We support opportunities...