Special Olympics Spotlight Winner - March
Pitt-Greensburg Special Olympic Annual Basketball Exhibition. The University of Pittsburgh – Greensburg is the March Special Olympics Spotlight winner. In late January, friends, families, fans, staff and students joined together to support athletes from the Westmoreland County Special Olympics as they participated in their annual basketball exhibition. The event marked the fourth year the Pitt-Greensburg Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and Student Pennsylvania State Education Association co-sponsored the event. Each year they work in conjunction with the men's and women's basketball programs to help raise funds and provide an opportunity for the athletes to showcase their talents.
Diversity Spotlight Recipient - March
The State University of New York at Oneonta athletics department is the recipient of the March Diversity Spotlight Initiative. Their athletics department has taken the pledge. They have taken the pledge to stop sexual assault and sexual violence. The result of this pledge was a video to support the “It’s on Us” campaign. SUNY Oneonta athletics also is challenging other athletics departments to take the pledge and get involved. THE “It’s On Us” PLEDGE is a personal commitment to help keep women and men safe from sexual assault. It is a promise not to be a bystander to the problem, but to be a part of the solution. SUNY Oneonta is a champion of diversity and inclusion, and is this month’s Diversity Spotlight Recipient. Click here for the full story.