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Georgia Regents University Earns Diversity and Inclusion Award

The Georgia Regents University Office of Diversity and Inclusion has earned the National Collegiate Athletic Association and Minority Opportunities Athletic Association’s 2014 Award for Diversity and Inclusion for its programming and...

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Stacey Osburn Director of Public and Media Relations sosburn@ncaa.org @NCAAStacey PR lead on staff and strategy Gail Dent Associate Director of Public and Media Relations gdent@ncaa.org @NCAAGail Corporate relations, diversity/inclusion,...

Academy of Art's Johnny Carter finds balance between being an artist and an athlete

Johnny Carter was born to run and jump. The Academy of Art has helped him to flourish on the track while becoming an artist in the classroom.

Dykstra overcame odds to thrive at Western Washington

Western Washington's career basketball scoring leader overcame many doubters on his route to success.

Graduation rates for Division II decline slightly; Division II membership to vote on Path to Graduation proposals in January

Division II student-athletes out-perform the general student body in the classroom, according to the most recent NCAA Academic Success Rate (ASR) data. Now in its eighth year of data collection, Division II’s ASR is similar to Division I’s...

John Parsons named new director of NCAA Sport Science Institute

By Brian Burnsed The NCAA’s Sport Science Institute is welcoming a new expert in January. John Parsons, who has spent more than two decades studying, practicing and teaching sports medicine and athletic training, will join the NCAA as...

Two for the Price

Identical twins Rachel Price, now Rachel Bell, and Ronda Price, now Ronda Brinley, were major contributors for the Lions from 1996 to 1999 and became two of the most athletically and academically decorated volleyball student-athletes in Division II history.

Student-athletes among 2014 Rhodes Scholars

Four NCAA student-athletes have been named Rhodes scholars for 2014. A fifth scholar, Alexander Diaz, managed Harvard’s men’s basketball team. Student-athletes receiving the award include: Clarke Knight — Smith College , chemistry, rowing...

NCAA Mental Health Task Force holds first meeting

By Brian Burnsed NCAA.org Only weeks into his new role as the NCAA’s first chief medical officer, Brian Hainline roamed the wide halls at the 2013 NCAA Convention, convinced he would hear that concussions were the membership’s chief health...

College of Staten Island lacked institutional control

Listen to the press conference. The former College of Staten Island head men’s swimming coach did not follow NCAA ethical conduct rules and the college lacked control over its athletics department, according to findings by the NCAA...

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