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TAKING ACTION: Name, Image, Likeness

In the Association’s continuing efforts to support college athletes, the NCAA Board of Governors voted unanimously to permit students participating in athletics the opportunity to benefit from the use of their name, image and likeness in a manner consistent with the collegiate model.

Learn more about how the NCAA is taking action

Download the PDF: What student-athletes should know

Special Olympics Spotlight Poll Winner - August 2020

After 395 total votes, Suffolk Women's Hockey Skates with Special Olympics, won the August Special Olympics Spotlight Poll by gathering 60% (236) of the total votes. The Rams will receive $500 to use for its next Special Olympics event

To submit a story for consideration, please email d3specialolympics@ncaa.org.

Diversity Spotlight Initiative - August 2020

The University of Mary Washington is the recipient of the August Division III Diversity Spotlight Initiative.  The women's lacrosse team partnered with the university's Black Student Association and Women of Color to host a Run 4 Justice 5k Run/Walk/Roll Challenge.  The event raised $2,900 and all proceeds went to the James Farmer Multicultural Center at UMW to support Black Lives Matter initiatives and social justice work on campus.  Click here for more details.

The Diversity Spotlight Initiative recognizes and promotes outstanding diversity related projects, programming and initiatives that are occurring on Division III campuses and in conference offices. All selected recipients receive $500 toward their next diversity initiative.

To submit a story for consideration, please email lmccleary@ncaa.org.