Special Olympics Spotlight Winner – August
After 5,765 total votes, Colonial States Athletic Conference Volunteers at NJ Special Olympics won the August Special Olympics Spotlight poll with 53 percent (3,056) of the votes! Mount Mary University’s Unified Red Carpet Ball came in second with 45 percent of the votes. The Colonial States Athletics Conference will receive $500 to use for its next Special Olympics event!
Diversity Spotlight Recipient - August
The Southern Athletic Association (SAA) is the recipient of the August Division III Diversity Spotlight Initiative. In late May, the SAA hosted 21 minority and female student-athletes in a career summit titled Career Challenge. The day-long program exposed the participants to careers in the field of college athletics and addressed their interests. The five-part agenda included discussions on mentoring, networking, interview and resume strategies and also a dialogue about the current landscape of intercollegiate and professional athletic careers. Click here for the full story.