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Event Management
July 27, 2018
In South Carolina, the Greenville County School District is upping its security measures for athletic events. It announced that it will require that all bags brought into athletic events be clear. According to wspa.com, only small purses, gallon-sized zip storage bags and clear totes with 12”x6”x12” dimensions will be permitted in sporting venues. Large purses, cinch bags, camera cases, backpacks and briefcases will not be allowed. Folding chairs and blankets are permitted, but must be searched... more
Leadership
July 27, 2018
Megan Valentine has been named Director of Intercollegiate Athletics at Hilbert College President Cynthia Zane, Ed.D announced today.  Valentine, who has more than 16 years of leadership experience in Division III athletics and with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), will begin her new role on August 6.    "I am confident that Megan's extensive experience in NCAA Division III will be extremely valuable in continuing the great momentum we have experienced in our athletic... more
Fundraising
July 27, 2018
The CU Athletics Department is proud to announce the launch of Buffs Community Solar, a residential community solar program sponsored by Athletics and exclusive for university alumni, employees, students, donors, season ticket holders and other university-affiliated groups. The program, a partnership with solar contractor Solaroo Energy, is designed to benefit these groups by offering significant discounts on residential solar panel purchases. Buffs Community Solar allows bulk discount rates... more
Fundraising
July 26, 2018
A $1.9 million gift from Kim Rudy McMahon, whose late father, a Case Western Reserve University alum who invented the revolutionary Nike Air Sole, will establish the M. Frank Rudy and Margaret Dormiter Rudy Athletic Endowment for the ongoing purchase of Nike athletic uniforms and shoes. The endowment will go toward outfitting about 500 student-athletes who participate annually in the university's 19 women's and men's varsity sports. "Since my father is the inventor of the Nike Air Sole, it... more
Strategic Planning
July 25, 2018
Student-athletes at Thomas More College will soon be traveling less and seeing more familiar faces in competition. An article from The Enquirer reports the college has announced that in 2019, it will move from NCAA Division III to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and Mid-South Conference. “In our conversations with representatives of the NAIA, their dedication to placing student development first was evident,” Dr. Kathleen Jagger, Acting Thomas More President, said... more
High School News
July 25, 2018
The Marietta (Ga.) High School football team has forfeited all eight of its victories in 2017 as a result of the team having two ineligible student-athletes on the roster. According to wsbtv.com, the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) received a tip in June, and ordered the school to investigate it. The school investigation found that the two players were the children of the high school's employees, and attended under a policy that allowed school employees' children to attend. Wendy... more

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