Special Olympics Spotlight Winner – June 2016

After 2,901 total votes, Kalamazoo organizes Special Olympics track meet won the June Special Olympics Spotlight poll with 50 percent (1,448) of the votes! Kalamazoo College will receive $500 to use for its next Special Olympics event!  To submit a story for consideration, please email d3specialolympics@ncaa.org.

Diversity Spotlight Recipient - June 2016

The Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) is the recipient of the June Division III Diversity Spotlight Initiative.  As a result of the 2015-2020 MAC Strategic Plan, the conference held an Inclusion Forum on the Delaware Valley University campus in May. The forum highlighted the conference's core value of diversity and inclusion and was successful in sparking greater dialogue on issues of diversity.  Discussion topics included Title IX and gender equity as well as creating inclusive environments for international, transgender, and disabled student-athletes.  Click here to read the full story.  

To submit for consideration for the Diversity Spotlight Initiative, please email Reed Fogle or Julian Jones, with a brief statement (no more than 500 words) as to why your institution or conference office deserves to be the spotlight recipient. The nomination deadline is July 21.