Special Olympics Spotlight Winner – July 2016
After 2,999 total votes, Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) hosts Special Olympics Unified tournament won the July Special Olympics Spotlight poll with 44 percent (1,348) of the votes! The MIAC will receive $500 to use for its next Special Olympics event! To submit a story for consideration, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Diversity Spotlight Recipient - July 2016
Denison University is the recipient of the July Division III Diversity Spotlight Initiative. Denison created a Diversity and Inclusion Athlete Advisory Group (DIG), that works to make everyone's athletic experience more inclusive and respectful. DIG's motto is "Celebrating Diversity; Building Teams" and its mission is to work with university administration, faculty representatives, and student-athletes to build a positive athletics environment for all participants. 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 August 21.