Student-Athlete Welfare
April 14, 2017
The University of Connecticut Student-Athlete Success Program (SASP) played host to a “Your Future Self” workshop on Tuesday, April 11. It was a workshop focused on student-athletes finding their identity, establishing their core values and setting goals. Trisha Hawthorne-Noble, Coordinator of Student-Athlete Development and Community Outreach, facilitated this workshop. She is also a former student-athlete at UConn, who was an All-American in track and field.
April 13, 2017
The University of Notre Dame will implement tiered pricing for home game football tickets beginning with the 2017 season, creating greater access and affordability for many fans, while increasing prices for the most desirable seats. Notre Dame historically has charged the same price for all tickets to football games, with fans in the end zone paying the same as those on the 50-yard-line. The new structure, which offers eight price points for publicly available seats ranging from $45 to $250... more
Strategic Planning
April 13, 2017
Wilson College Director of Athletics Lori Frey has announced that Wilson will add baseball to its intercollegiate athletics program.   "We are thrilled to be able to continue the growth of our athletics programming," said Frey. "Baseball is very popular in this area and I think this will give us an opportunity to attract more Franklin County students who are interested in playing baseball collegiately."   The new baseball program will compete at historic Henninger Field as Wilson and the... more
April 13, 2017
The University of Cincinnati basketball teams are playing at different locations in the next season due to renovations at Fifth Third Arena. The move is drawing criticism due to a disparity in facilities. The women’s team will play at St. Ursula Academy, a Catholic high school that can host about 1,000 spectators. In contrast, the men will tip off at Northern Kentucky University's BB&T Arena, which can hold about nine times more spectators. “I think that it’s really difficult for the women... more
April 12, 2017
Are you looking for a more efficient way to transport injured athletes safely off of the field? KIMTEK CORPORATION is leading the pack with their durable and easy to install Emergency Medical Rescue Slide in Skid Units. With four models to choose from, these units will be able to meet any need and budget. “Our products bring a higher level of professional and safe transport off the field of play,” says Kimball Johnson, founder and president of KIMTEK. “Each unit is built to fit in most of the... more
April 11, 2017
Many colleges across the country have become leaders in sustainability, constructing LEED-certified buildings and composting all cafeteria waste. But these initiatives don’t often make their way to the athletic department. At Franklin & Marshall College, senior volleyball player Ellie Ezekiel is working to change that through the introduction of uniforms made from 100-percent recycled material. This fall, the women’s volleyball team at F&M, an NCAA Division III school, wore jerseys... more