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: South Atlantic Conference - Wingate University

To connect with their community, Wingate student-athletes created a pen pal program with the local assisted living center. Student-athletes wrote letters to the residents and visited their pen pals in person to further the connection.

Award of Excellence: Pacific West Conference - University of Hawaii at Hilo

Through a partnership with the California and Hawaii Foliage Growers, student-athletes and coaches picked and harvested over 15,000 ears of corn for donation to a local food bank. Through the collaboration, student-athletes learned more about agriculture and the work involved in harvesting corn.