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May 10, 2021

Centre College Announces New $50M Initiative Devoted to Wellness & Athletic Excellence

The largest, most comprehensive construction project to date at Centre College, an NCAA Division III institution, will create a 135,000-square-foot facility devoted to wellness and athletic excellence. It will benefit the entire campus community and ...

May 10, 2021

UMaine Unveils $110M Upgrade to Athletic Facilities

The University of Maine has unveiled its transformative $110 million athletic facilities master plan. The initiative honors Harold Alfond’s legacy of support for Maine education and athletics by providing modern facilities for all 17 varsity progra...

May 4, 2021

UC’s Master’s Program ‘Granting’ Funds for In-Need Schools

Take a poll of high school athletic directors and most will tell you the greatest luxury of any athletic administrative office is having grant writers. Many don’t have the time to do it themselves and few budgets allot for having one devoted to ath...

May 3, 2021

Lack of Coaching Diversity Impacts College Student Decisions

According to the NCAA Race and Gender Demographics Database, only 20 percent of head coaches at the Division I level are non-white, compared to 44 percent of student-athletes at the same level who are racial minorities. For some individual sports,...

April 29, 2021

New Leadership for Boston College’s M.S. in Sports Administration Program

Educator and collegiate athletics professional Patty Raube Keller will join the Woods College of Advancing Studies at Boston College as program director of its Master of Sports Administration degree program, assuming the position in May. Keller br...

April 28, 2021

New UMass Degree Option Provides Another Path for Exercise Science Students

A new UMass Lowell course of study for students interested in pursuing a career in fitness and sports management is already proving to be a popular option. Students enrolled in UMass Lowell’s Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences as exercise sci...

April 27, 2021

University of Hartford Athletics Considering Switch from DI to DIII Model

Amid financial hemorrhaging, the University of Hartford is considering leaving its NCAA Division I post for a Division III membership "that would align more closely with the university's mission." According to a report from WTNH News 8, obtained t...

April 26, 2021

UMaine Study Examines Hazing in NCAA DIII College Athletics

College athletes at NCAA Division III schools experience hazing at higher levels than nonathletes and are more likely than their nonathlete peers to hold attitudes and beliefs that support it, according to new research from the University of Maine. ...