February 24, 2017
Auburn University at Montgomery Chancellor Carl A. Stockton has named Jessie Rosa Director of Athletics, effective March 1, 2017.    Rosa previously served as the department's Associate Athletics Director and Senior Woman Administrator (SWA). She has served as interim AD since the departure of Jim Herlihy. Rosa, an AUM alumna and former student-athlete, has spent 10 years working within AUM Athletics. Following her career in women's soccer, Rosa spent two years as a graduate assistant before... more
Progressive Programs
February 23, 2017
Georgetown University’s athletic department partners with public schools in Washington, D.C., to seek out and reward students. The Hoyas Achievement Program aims to lower truancy in schools and motivate academic achievement. “I think that’s a very very great thing, wish I’d actually had that when I was younger,” Akoy Agay, a basketball player for the Hoyas, told WUSA-9. “I think it gives them that extra desire to want to do better in the classroom, come watch basketball games. Some may be... more
February 23, 2017
Last Saturday, a fight broke out at an NCAA Division III men's basketball game between Daniel Webster College and Southern Vermont College. According to the Concord Monitor, the incident took 25 police officers to stop. Authorities allege that Marquise Caudill, a guard for Daniel Webster, assaulted a Southern Vermont player and when an officer who was working security tried to stop him, Caudill threatened the officer. As a hostile crowd surrounded the officer, Antwaun Boyd, one of Caudill's... more
Student-Athlete Welfare
February 23, 2017
Tom Pincince, Central Connecticut State University's assistant athletic director for communications, gave student-athletes at Platt High School in Meriden, Conn., a lecture about how to use social media well. According to, Pincince said that all CSCU coaches have, on at least one occasion, declined to recruit prospective student-athletes based on those individuals' social media posts. He feels this was partly due to a lack of education about social media, and he wants to... more
February 23, 2017
The sun is shining. Birds are chirping. The ground is thawing. Blades of grass are stretching towards the sky much like you stretch every morning when awaking to the start of a new day. It’s Spring! Are you ready? With the arrival of Spring comes Baseball and Softball! We may all be ready for the All-American past-time of baseball, but you’ve got to ask yourself, “What about my field? Is it ready?” These are questions all Groundskeepers ask themselves every year coming up to the Spring season... more
February 23, 2017
The Adelphi University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, along with the Center for Student Involvement, have announced the #DubThatCat mascot contest, to once and for all bestow a name upon the Adelphi Panther, the university's mascot for 70 years. The Adelphi University mascot and emblem, the Panther, was first proposed by freshman Jim Young in 1946. The Adelphi mascot proposal was accepted by the Athletics Department and was first used by the men's basketball team in a game against the... more