Posts tagged: Student Athletes - Diverse


Ivy League Will Give Student-Athletes Election Day Off

by | June 19, 2020
The Ivy League announced it will give student-athletes a day off on Nov. 3, Election Day, as pa [...] Read more

This Coach Wants the NCAA to Make Election Day a Mandatory Day Off for Athletes

by | June 12, 2020
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) should make Election Day a mandatory day of [...] Read more

For the Love of Sport: Highlighting the Experiences of D-III Student-Athletes

by Lois Elfman | June 4, 2020
With no athletic scholarships and schedules often jam-packed with multiple obligations, Divisio [...] Read more

Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren Creates Anti-Hate, Anti-Racism Coalition

| June 2, 2020
In reaction to last week’s death of George Floyd, a Black Minneapolis man who died in pol [...] Read more

Court Says NCAA Can’t Cap Education-Related Benefits for Football and Basketball Student-Athletes

by Lois Elfman | May 19, 2020
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco on Monday upheld a ruling that said the [...] Read more

Athletics Are Not Expendable, if Education is Our Goal

by Michael Rocque | May 13, 2020
These are troubling times for higher education. With budgets tightening, hiring and salary free [...] Read more

A Telethon on May 2-3 Hopes to Raise Money for HBCU Student Athletes

by | May 1, 2020
On May 2-3, a telethon fundraiser will raise money for HBCU student athletes and K-12 students [...] Read more

How Do HBCU Student-Athletes Manage Academic, Social, and Athletic Experiences During Coronavirus Quarantine?

by Donovan Smalls II | April 28, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the inequitable experiences that many HBCU student-athlet [...] Read more

Due to COVID-19, NCAA Extends Spring Sports Eligibility, Scholarships

by | March 31, 2020
As COVID-19 cuts short athletic seasons at colleges across the country, the Division I Council [...] Read more

SUNO Suspends All Athletic Programs Due to Financial Issues

by | December 12, 2019
Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) suspended all athletic programs as a result of linger [...] Read more

Florida State Fires Head Football Coach

by | November 4, 2019
Florida State University (FSU) announced the termination of head football coach Willie Taggart [...] Read more

NCAA Votes to Change Rule Regarding Student-Athlete Payment

by | October 29, 2019
National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) leaders voted unanimously Tuesday in support of [...] Read more

Congressional Black Caucus Panel Spotlights Black Student Athletes

by | September 12, 2019
The Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference hosted a panel on Black student at [...] Read more

Athletics is Educational, Theory Says So

by Molly Harry | August 29, 2019
Many faculty and administrators in the academy view athletics as a distraction to the mission o [...] Read more

NCAA’s Discriminatory APR Scores

by Monique O. Ositelu | June 16, 2019
A few weeks ago, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) released their annual Acad [...] Read more