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NCAA Division III

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The following are the latest updates in Division III:

Career Next Steps.  In late May, Division III held the second annual Career Next Steps Program.  The program provided professional development programming for 21 Division III students of color who had previously attended the Student Immersion Program. Next year's program will be held in conjunction with the 2019 Career in Sports Forum in Indianapolis, June 6-9.

Institute for Administrative Advancement.  In early June,  Division III successfully held the sixth annual Institute for Administrative Advancement.  The Institute provided professional development programming for 30 Division III mid-level administrators of color.  The 2019 Institute will be held in conjunction with the Regional Rules Seminar in Indianapolis, May 13-15.  


2019 Division III Student Immersion Program.  For the fourth year, Division III will support 40 ethnic minority students to attend the annual NCAA Convention, occurring this year, Jan. 23-26, 2019, in Orlando, Florida.  The application process will be available on Program Hub, titled "2019 Division III Student Immersion Program , " beginning Aug. 15 and closing Sept. 30.  


LGBTQ Policy and Identity Kit.  Be on the lookout for LGBTQ resources!  The Division III LGBTQ Working Group will release an LGBTQ nondiscrimination policy guide and an LGBTQ identity kit to help member institutions and conferences establish and maintain welcoming environments on their campuses.  Click here for information about the LGBTQ Working Group or contact Jean Merrill with any questions. 

Tip of the Quarter

Communicating with Impact.   The most effective stories communicate through a powerful combination of visual, verbal, literal, and visceral content that articulate a focused and compelling multi-sensory message.  How one appears conveys just as much as what one says.  Read this article to understand ten fundamental dos and don'ts that will empower you to communicate with impact.

Inside Perspective

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We asked Gloria Bradley, head women's basketball coach at Beloit College, a few questions.   

What were the key takeaways from the Institute for Administrative Advancement? It  gave me a sense of community and a network in which to grow and help others grow. 


What is your favorite Division III "D"?  My favorite "D" is Develop.  One of the greatest satisfactions and accomplishments as a coach is to help young student-athletes develop over their college careers.  To expose them to and help them navigate experiences on and off the court, culminating in well rounded individuals who are prepared for the next phase of their lives.

Click here to read the remaining questions and answers.

Opportunities and News to Share!
Division III Committee Vacancies Interested in serving on an NCAA committee?  Check out the current openings and click here for the nomination form.

NCAA Postgrad Internship.  The 2018-19 internship application opens Aug. 6 and the deadline to apply is Sept. 14, 2018.  To apply or access more information about the program and eligibility, click here

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