2012 NCAA Convention

Convention attendance gives SCAC student-athletes a lasting impression

Eighteen student-athletes from schools in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference broadened their experiences by participating at the 2012 NCAA Convention in Indianapolis last week. Made possible through the NCAA Division III Strategic...

Division III carves out future agenda at Convention

By Gary Brown NCAA.org Division III enjoyed a productive four days at the 2012 NCAA Convention last week in Indianapolis, completing initiatives begun a year ago and setting direction for the year ahead. Here are the highlights:...

Enforcement panel urges active FAR involvement

By Marta Lawrence An educational session at the NCAA Convention on Thursday urged faculty athletics representatives to take a more active role in understanding the NCAA enforcement process. NCAA Associate Director of Enforcement Laura...

Violence session address underlying cause of problem

By Marta Lawrence NCAA Committee on Sportsmanship and Ethical Conduct chair Deborah Wilson at an educational session Thursday said student-athletes who engage in violence may be in the distinct minority, but that violent acts nonetheless...

Non-medical use of ADHD meds examined in Convention session

By Brian Hendrickson Dr. Amelia Arria routinely encounters parents who downplay their children’s use of stimulant medications intended for treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Concerns of the drug use are often quickly...

Duncan praises NCAA’s academic progress

By Brian Hendrickson After delivering sharp criticism of the NCAA in recent years, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Wednesday instead encouraged college leaders to continue down their current path during his NCAA Convention...

Educational session highlights efforts to increase inclusion

By Marta Lawrence NCAA.org Wednesday’s NCAA Convention educational session “NCAA Inclusion Summit…What’s Next?” prompted thoughts on strategic initiatives resulting from the inaugural summit held in September. Bernard Franklin, NCAA...

Managing missed class time is part of the game

By Greg Johnson NCAA.org When someone decides to become a collegiate student-athlete, it’s inevitable that he or she will need to manage missed class time to maintain academic success. Learning to cope with this aspect of student-athlete...

Michigan St. QB reflects on student-athlete experience

By Greg Johnson NCAA.org When Kirk Cousins sat in the locker room Jan. 2 after Michigan State’s 33-30 triple-overtime victory over Georgia in the Outback Bowl, it hit him. After five years, his stellar career with the Spartans, whom he...

Convention will be different experience for DI Legislative Council

By Michelle Brutlag Hosick INDIANAPOLIS – The 2012 Convention will be different for the Division I Legislative Council, which meets this week to review the 78 proposals in the current legislative cycle. With a separate working group...

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