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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,

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,

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

Taylor Named CIAA Cheer Association President

ETTRICK, VA (July 1, 2020) – Entering her second season as the Head VSU Woo Woo Cheerleading Coach, Adrian Taylor has also added on the title of CIAA Cheer Association President. Taylor’s term is set for July 2020- July 2022.  “I’m definitely honored to be voted in

CIAA Announces New Five-Year Strategic Plan

New strategic plan will carry conference through 2025 CHARLOTTE – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association, the nation’s oldest historically black conference, announced its new strategic plan that will carry the conference through 2025, along with a revised mission statement and refocused vision. The latest iteration of

First-Ever CIAA Virtual Day Party Celebrates Nations HBCUs

CHARLOTTE – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association, (CIAA), the nations first African American athletic conference, in partnership with Visit Baltimore, will host CIAA Virtual Vibe, the first-ever CIAA Virtual Day Party on Saturday, June 20. The fun-filled summer event will be simulcast live from 3pm-7pm (EST) on the CIAAs Instagram, Facebook and YouTube platforms

Virginia State clips Shaw to earn CIAA men’s championship

Virginia State is heading back to the NCAA tournament. The Trojans (27-4) defeated Shaw (17-13) 77-66 in the CIAA tournament final. Coach Lonnie Blow won his second conference championship with the Trojans, having previously won the title with Saint Augustine’s. “You always want to win

Livingstone University

The Blue Bears kept a steady pace, marking a 317 in Round 1 and only tacking on one extra stroke for a total of 318 in the second and final round. Livingstone, who also won the CIAA’s Northern & Southern Division Tournaments in the regular

Claflin University Accepted as Newest CIAA Member Institution

March 14, 2018 Charlotte, NC (March 14, 2018) ; The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Board of Directors has voted to formally accept an application for membership from Claflin University, as announced by the conference office on Wednesday. Located in Orangeburg, South Carolina, the Panther