Division III

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

Special Olympics Spotlight Poll Winner - November 2019

After 4353 total votes, Averett student-athletes share skills, smiles during Special Olympics Fall Fun Day won the November Special Olympics Spotlight Poll by gathering nearly 51% (2243) of the total votes. The Cougars will receive $500 to use for their next Special Olympics event.

To submit a story for consideration, please email d3specialolympics@ncaa.org.

Diversity Spotlight Initiative - November 2019

Fontbonne University is the recipient of the November Division III Diversity Spotlight Initiative.  The athletics department participated in a OneTeam Program and also recently created a Diversity and Inclusion Committee as well as resources for its website. Click here for more information.  

The Diversity Spotlight Initiative recognizes and promotes outstanding diversity related projects, programming and initiatives that are occurring on Division III campuses and in conference offices. All selected recipients receive $500 toward their next diversity initiative.

To submit a story for consideration, please email lmccleary@ncaa.org.