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January 29, 2015
As part of the lead-up to the NCAA Convention in January, the association has announced that schools within the five "power conferences"--the Atlantic Coast, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 and Southeastern--will vote on four proposals that could bring changes to the Division I landscape. Headlining the package is a resolution that would provide full scholarship student-athletes with additional funding to cover the full cost of attendance. According to the NCAA, the other proposals include: An ACC-... more
January 29, 2015
On a blustery October day this past fall, 15,121 fans came to see the Slippery Rock University football team play Mercyhurst University at University of Michigan Stadium, aka, the Big House. The NCAA Division II game gained a slew of media attention. Athletic Management previewed the event in our August/September 2014 issue. Now, a documentary is set to be released chronicling the anticipation of the game, the story behind it, and Slippery Rock's return to the Big House after nearly three... more
January 29, 2015
Ten individuals who have made outstanding contributions to interscholastic athletics have been named recipients of the 2014 Distinguished Service Awards given by the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA). These individuals will be honored December 16 in National Harbor, Maryland during the banquet at the 45th annual National Athletic Directors Conference conducted jointly by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) and the NIAAA.The... more
January 29, 2015
Three deserving high school athletic directors were honored for their contributions by the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) at the 45th annual National Athletic Directors Conference conducted jointly by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) and the NIAAA on Dec. 16. And the winners are.... NIAAA Award of Merit--Sheri Stice, CMAA, former associate director of athletics and coordinator for secondary physical education and Special... more
January 29, 2015
Seven high school athletic directors were inducted into the sixth Hall of Fame class of the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) earlier this month at the 45th annual National Athletic Directors Conference co-sponsored by the NIAAA and the NFHS. The 2014 NIAAA Hall of Fame class includes Steve Berseth, CMAA, South Dakota; Bill Bowers, CMAA, Oregon; Bobby Guthrie, CMAA, North Carolina; Warren Hagman, CMAA, Nevada; Ed Lockwood, CMAA, North Dakota; and two... more
January 29, 2015
Wondering how the various social media platforms your program utilizes (or should utilize!) grew this past year? The following infographic courtesy of Mediabistro.com breaks down social media trends from 2014, noting the fastest growing apps and statistics measuring user preferences.

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