Special Olympics

Division III Conference or Campus Special Olympics Report Form

This form should be completed and submitted by every conference or campus that contributes to the Special Olympics – Division III partnership. The intent of this form is to document the efforts of Division III student-athletes to the...

Division III Championship Manager Special Olympics Report Form

This form should be completed and submitted by every Division III Championship manager that activates the Special Olympics – Division III partnership during the course of a championship event. The intent of this form is to document the...

Wheaton College Earns November Special Olympics Spotlight Award

Wheaton College earned the Division III Special Olympics Spotlight award for November 2014 after pledging to “Spread the Word to End the Word”, a national campaign to end the derogatory use of the "R" word.

Alfred State honored in Special Olympics Spotlight poll

Readers selected a story about track and field ‘spectacular’ hosted at the college.

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Special Olympics Partnership

The Division III Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) initiated the partnership at the 2011 NCAA Convention and officially launched the partnership on August 1, 2011. The purpose of the partnership is to enhance the lives of Division III student-athletes and Special Olympics athletes through a mutual learning experience; provide a platform for recognition of Special Olympics athletes and Division III student-athletes within their communities; and raise awareness of Special Olympics, its programs and services.

DIII and Special Olympics basketball clinic part of 75th Celebration experience

By Kat Krtnick Yesterday was likely the biggest game of their careers. For most, it was probably the first time they competed in an NBA arena, in front of 6,300 fans and on live television. That’s even without the flashing lights and...

The road less traveled

NCAA.org By Kat Krtnick As part of the 75th Celebration of March Madness, for first time in history, the NCAA Divisions I, II and III men’s basketball championships will be played in the same city during the same weekend. The brilliant...

Division III discovers kindred spirit in Special Olympics partnership

Division III is in its second year of making its partnership with Special Olympics special. In the 12 months since the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee officially kicked off the community-outreach engagement, 39 Division III conferences...

NCAA Division III SAAC hits homerun with Special Olympics softball clinic

The NCAA Division III National Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and the NCAA Division III Management Council led a softball event for about 30 Special Olympics athletes from Hamilton County on July 22. About 20 SAAC members, 15...

Special Olympics a hit with Division III

By Gary Brown NCAA.org Hope College women’s basketball coach Brian Morehouse is into numbers as a hoops guru, but he’s also into a different kind of math. It’s called “the multiplier effect.” That’s what he’s after every time one of his...

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