Social Media Literacy for Student-Athletes

There is currently no standardized social media training program available for college student-athletes. Social media training is important because consequences of posting unsuitable content may include loss of reputation, eligibility,...

Using Peer Podcasts to Develop and Strengthen Resilience in Student-Athletes

Athletes face challenges when transitioning into the rigor of college academics and athletics, as well as injuries, redshirting, deselection, the evolving athlete identity and moving beyond sports. An innovative program using podcasts...

University Orientation Class for International Student-Athletes

International students represent an ever-growing population on collegiate campuses, and the student-athlete body is no exception. Unfortunately, many international student-athletes arrive on American campuses in sporting and academic...

Career Readiness Challenge

The ability for student-athletes to translate competencies learned through athletic participation into real-world applications outside of the athletics context is as a high-impact practice. However, athletic and academic responsibilities...

DI Committee on Academics discusses transfer eligibility

The Division I Committee on Academics continued a discussion of potential models that would allow student-athletes in all sports who meet academic criteria to transfer and compete immediately. The committee met Feb. 11-12 in Indianapolis.

NIL reforms for student-athletes stressed at Senate subcommittee hearing

NCAA President Mark Emmert and other witnesses at a U.S. Senate hearing today stressed the importance of developing fair approaches for student-athletes to utilize their name, image and likeness while protecting the integrity of college sports within higher education.

NCAA awards $100,000 in research grants

Five research teams will receive a total of $100,000 through the NCAA Innovations in Research and Practice Grant Program, designed to enhance college athletes’ psychosocial well-being and mental health.

Leadership Development Realigns To Better Support the Association

The NCAA leadership development function has taken a more focused approach to the learning and development efforts provided to the membership and national office with a strategic realignment of its programs and senior personnel. Providing...

Appeals committee upholds Cal Poly vacation of records penalty

Cal Poly must vacate records for contests in which ineligible student-athletes competed

NCAA Board of Governors seeking independent member

The NCAA is seeking nominations for an independent member of the NCAA Board of Governors. Current member Mary Sue Coleman, president of the Association of American Universities, completes her one-year transitional term this fall.

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