Division II

TAKING ACTION: Name, Image, Likeness

In the Association’s continuing efforts to support college athletes, the NCAA Board of Governors voted unanimously to permit students participating in athletics the opportunity to benefit from the use of their name, image and likeness in a manner consistent with the collegiate model.

Learn more about how the NCAA is taking action

Download the PDF: What student-athletes should know

Award of Excellence: Peach Belt Conference - Lander

The Lander Student-Athlete Advisory Committee invited the entire Greenwood, South Carolina, community to attend its annual Bearcat Monster Bash and Halloween Walk. Each team hosted a station, played a game and provided Halloween candy to the attendees. Last year, over 500 community members attended and 8,000 pieces of candy were given out. Lander’s student-athletes demonstrated their dedication to getting involved and providing a safe but fun event for their community.

Award of Excellence: South Atlantic Conference - SAC Student-Athlete Advisory Committee

As part of the South Atlantic Conference's annual leaguewide SAAC meeting, seven officials and assignors were invited to participate on an Officials Panel. These officials represented a variety of sports and levels and used their platform on the panel to provide background information on their careers in officiating. The event connected student-athletes with officials and allowed each group to learn about the importance of positive sportsmanship and treatment of officials.