Awards and Honors

Mannie Jackson: 2015 Theodore Roosevelt Award Honoree

Born in a boxcar, Jackson’s talent on and off the court led him to the highest levels of the game, the board room, and now the NCAA. Jackson attributes much of his success to his experiences at the University of Illinois, Champaign, and is now giving back to his alma mater in a unique way.

Harrison to receive Ford Award

Longtime Committee on Academic Performance chair Walter Harrison will receive the 2015 Gerald R. Ford Award.

Silver Anniversary Award winner: Tamyra Rogers

Former University of Oklahoma women’s basketball player Tamyra Rogers tries to save lives. First, though, she helped save a team.

Silver Anniversary Award winner: Mike Mussina

The star pitcher could have turned pro immediately after high school but chose a partial scholarship to Stanford instead. Decades later, he says he would make the same decision again.

Silver Anniversary Award winner: Bernard Muir

The former Brown University basketball player had a lifelong dream of being a college athletics administrator. That dream has been fulfilled – he now works as Stanford’s athletics director.

Silver Anniversary Award winner: Pellom McDaniels

McDaniels had a successful career as a football player at Oregon State University, and later in the National Football League, but found himself constantly striving to learn more about the world and the people around him. He now works as a college professor and faculty curator at Emory University.

Silver Anniversary Award winner: Brent Lang

Brent Lang is CEO and president of Vocera Communications. The former Michigan swimmer credits his leadership style, in part, to time as a student-athlete and interactions with swimming hall of famer Jon Urbanchek.

Silver Anniversary Award winner: Jennifer Azzi

The coach of University of San Francisco’s women’s basketball team was an Olympian who helped paved the way for women’s professional basketball in America.

NCAA honors 2015 Silver Anniversary Award winners

Six former student-athletes will receive the NCAA Silver Anniversary Award for their achievements. The 2015 recipients are Jennifer Azzi, Brent Lang, Pellom McDaniels, Bernard Muir, Mike Mussina and Tamyra Rogers.

Colorado State University honored for athletics and campus diversity and inclusion initiatives

Colorado State University has earned the NCAA and MOIC Award for Diversity and Inclusion. The award celebrates colleges, universities and athletic conferences that embrace diversity and inclusion in their campus and community initiatives.

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