MELBOURNE, Fla. – The Sunshine State Conference metfor its eighth annual Student-Athlete Advisory Committee E.L.I.T.E Weekend. The two-day event brought together a total of 32 participants from 11 institutions. The event was held January 24-25 at the SSC offices in Melbourne. Read the full story.
WINTER PARK, Fla. (Conference News) – Eckerd College Faculty Athletic Representative and Professor of Political Science Dr. Anthony Brunello has been selected as the Sunshine State Conference’s candidate for the NCAA Division II 2014 Dr. Dave Pariser Faculty Mentor Award. The NCAA faculty mentor award honors a faculty member at a Division II institution who has demonstrated dedication, support and guidance to student-athletes and the institution’s athletics program as a faculty member. Dr. Brunello was selected as the SSC’s candidate through a voting process conducted among one student-athlete (SAAC representative) from each of the nine member institutions. Read the full story.
The Summer 2014 edition of the SSC Student-Athlete Newsletter is now available. Read about the great accomplishments and service produced by conference student-athletes during the 2013-14 academic year. Read the full story.
WINTER PARK, Fla. (SAAC) – The Sunshine State Conference Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) E.L.I.T.E. Donation Competition recently completed its sixth year, with Rollins College collecting the most items for its charitable organization. The Initiative first began at the annual E.L.I.T.E. weekend in September of 2008. Read the full story.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Community Engagement) – The Nova Southeastern University Athletic Department assisted Make-A-Wish South Florida Friday by taking part in nine-year old Jaylen Hyde's wish to become the superhero, Striker Boy. Read the full story.