Former Student-Athlete

Going global: How 5 postgraduate student-athletes continued their game abroad

For most NCAA student-athletes, their playing days end at commencement or whenever their eligibility runs out. However, not all student-athletes are ready to stop competing or stop learning after they walk across that stage.

6 tips for establishing a personal board of directors

Charles Small, senior associate athletic director for student services at Iowa State, offers tips on how student-athletes can form their own personal board of directors.

Dear football, thank you

One hundred and fifty years of college football is reason to celebrate. Beyond the wins and losses, spirited rivalries and epic gridiron matchups, are the impactful lessons players carry with them for life.

An extraordinary journey: How Spalding’s president discovered strength in unexpected places

Spalding President Tori Murden McClure, the first women to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean, recounts her extraordinary life journey.

How I scored my job in the U.S. Secret Service

For as long as I can remember, I wanted to work in law enforcement. In my extended family, several relatives served in the military and were state, local and federal law enforcement officers.

Employee benefits: a simple guide for new grads and hires

Brent Gray, a family wealth advisor at Morgan Stanley and former St. Lawrence baseball team member, provides tips for first-time employees to better understand their new benefits.

To my alma mater, with thanks

At the NCAA After the Game former student-athlete networking events, attendees write notes of thanks to the people and the programs who shaped their college athletics experience. Read a sampling of these notes penned to coaches, administrators and alma maters around the country.

6 college presidents who played college sports

A successful college president is a strong leader and a team player — two characteristics also found in NCAA student-athletes. So it is no surprise that several college presidents were once college athletes themselves.

How this Georgetown basketball alum empowers girls in her home country

When Kike Rafiu started playing basketball in Nigeria, she struggled to find two things: a good pair of shoes and encouragement to continue the sport. The Georgetown alum created Girls Rise Up to fix that for the next generation.

How I scored my job in the global auto industry

Being open-minded helped former UIndy soccer student-athlete David Kurz strike it big in Bavaria with a job in the automotive industry.

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