Special Olympics Spotlight Winner - June
Lasell Lasers SAAC Hosts Special Olympics Unified Event . Lasell College is the June Special Olympics Spotlight poll winner after its Student-Athlete Advisory Committee hosted its inaugural Special Olympics Unified event. The student-run event had three teams who participated in a variety of activities including an opening ceremony and unified soccer and basketball. Lasell worked with Special Olympics Massachusetts to make the event a success.
Diversity Spotlight Recipient - June
The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) is the recipient of the June Division III Diversity Spotlight Initiative. The SCIAC hosted a successful inaugural Women Coaches Conference with the goals of professional development, increasing awareness and offering networking opportunities. The diverse group totaling more than 65 included athletics directors, administrators, senior women administrators, coaches, and student-‐athletes as well as the Conference Commissioner and director of media relations. Dr. Judy Sweet addressed the group as the keynote speaker on the topic of “The State of Women Coaches in the NCAA and Why It Matters.” The day provided invaluable resources for current and future women coaches. Click here for the full story.