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Six Students from CIAA Schools to Participate in NFL Experienceship Program

NEW YORK – Six students from Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) schools, including five student-athletes, were recently selected to participate in the National Football League (NFL) Events and Club Business Development Experienceship Program. Corey Cooper (football) of Shaw University, Marcus Davis (football) of Saint Augustine’s University,

Voorhees Baseball Team receives an Academic Excellence Award

Denmark, S.C.- The Voorhees College Baseball Team excels on the field and in the classroom after recently being awarded the Team Academic Excellence Award from the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA). Voorhees was one of four Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) baseball programs chosen for

MEAC suspends Fall Sports due to COVID-19 pandemic

Conference and University committed to comprehensive support for student-athletes Dover, DE – This morning, the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Council of Presidents voted unanimously to suspend all Fall 2020 collegiate sports competitions, championship games, and non-championship games. The MEAC cited “continued escalation of COVID-19 cases”

CIAA FARA To Host Virtual Mental Health Symposium on July 15 & 16

CHARLOTTE – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA), the nation’s oldest historically black conference, has teamed up with the CIAA Faculty Athletics Representatives Association (FARA) to host a virtual mental health symposium. Created to heighten awareness among its membership and align with the conference’s strategic plan,

Hampton University Statement On 2020 Fall Sports

Dear Pirates:  I hope this communication finds you and your loved ones well during this challenging time.  Out of Concern for the spread of COVID-19 among our athletes and members of other HU constituent groups, all fall sports have been suspended.  If conditions permit, we

CIAA Suspends NCAA Competition for Fall 2020

CHARLOTTE – After thorough analysis the Board of Directors for the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA), in conjunction with its Athletic Directors Association (ADA), has voted that NCAA sport competition sponsored by the conference will not occur during the fall of 2020 due to ongoing safety