NCAA Division II

New Head Basketball Coach Returns Home to Clark Atlanta University

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Friday, September 23, 2022

ATLANTA, Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- In a loop that took him from Clark Atlanta University (CAU) to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, then to neighboring Morehouse College, Alfred Jordan is returning home to where it all began for him: he is the new head basketball coach for the CAU Basketball team.

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  • ATLANTA, Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- In a loop that took him from Clark Atlanta University (CAU) to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, then to neighboring Morehouse College, Alfred Jordan is returning home to where it all began for him: he is the new head basketball coach for the CAU Basketball team.
  • But now I'm ready to get to work here at my alma mater Clark Atlanta University."
  • Jordan shared that his foundation as a Clark Atlanta graduate has significantly impacted how he coaches and approaches life.
  • He followed former CAU head coach Darrell Walter to serve for two years as an assistant coach at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

MSU Denver Chooses AstroTurf for Three New Fields at the Assembly Athletic Complex

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Thursday, August 25, 2022

DENVER,  Aug. 25, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Metropolitan State University of Denver opts for AstroTurf®, the inventor of the original artificial turf system, for three new fields at its prestigious Assembly Athletic Complex. The school is replacing the soccer, baseball, and softball fields, giving the Roadrunners high-tech turf systems in time for the 2022-2023 school year.

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  • Metropolitan State University of Denver opts for AstroTurf, the inventor of the original artificial turf system, for three new fields at its prestigious Assembly Athletic Complex.
  • DENVER, Aug. 25, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Metropolitan State University of Denver opts for AstroTurf, the inventor of the original artificial turf system, for three new fields at its prestigious Assembly Athletic Complex.
  • The Assembly Athletic Complex, formerly known as the Regency Athletic Conference, is one of the top NCAA Division II outdoor athletic facilities in the West.
  • "We're excited about the new turf at the Assembly Athletic Complex," said Todd Thurman, MSU Denver Director of Athletics.

FLORIDA SOUTHERN COLLEGE BREAKS GROUND ON STATE-OF-THE-ART ATHLETICS FACILITY

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Monday, August 1, 2022

LAKELAND, Fla., Aug. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Southern College broke ground today for the Adams Athletic Performance Center, the newest building to be constructed on campus.

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  • LAKELAND, Fla., Aug. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Southern College broke ground today for the Adams Athletic Performance Center, the newest building to be constructed on campus.
  • "I am confident that this project will be huge jewel in the future of Florida Southern athletics."
  • He was inducted into the Florida Southern College Athletics Hall of Fame in 2011, and has been unwavering in his support.
  • Founded in 1883, Florida Southern College is the oldest private college in the state.

Post University Expands Partnership with Anthology; Saves Hundreds of Hours Daily for Administrative Staff using Anthology Solutions

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022

BOCA RATON, Fla., June 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthology, a leading provider of education solutions that support the entire learner lifecycle, today announced that Post University has selected Anthology Milestone and will migrate to Blackboard Learn Ultra to continue providing an exceptional experience and further successful outcomes for students. This marks an expansion of the institution's partnership with Anthology following its initial adoption of Anthology Student and Occupation Insights in 2017.

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  • This marks an expansion of the institution's partnership with Anthology following its initial adoption of Anthology Student and Occupation Insights in 2017.
  • Over the past five years, solutions like Anthology Student have saved Post University's centralized administration hundreds of hours daily in manual processes through enterprise-wide data collection, equating to thousands of hours annually that staff can reallocate to more strategic initiatives.
  • In addition, Post University's use of Anthology technology helps the institution process over 3,000 leads each day via its Admissions Department to help drive enrollment.
  • "Thanks to Anthology, we can now meet student expectations in the digital age," said Greg Theisen, Post University Chief Information & Technology Officer.

Colorado School of Mines Updates Its Football and Soccer Fields with Leading-Edge AstroTurf Systems

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022

DALTON, Ga., June 29, 2022  -- The Colorado School of Mines football and soccer programs will start the 2022-2023 season with newly renovated fields made by AstroTurf®, the leader in artificial turf innovation. The school chose some of AstroTurf's most popular products for the facility upgrades – the RootZone 3D3 Series for Marv Kay Stadium at Harry D. Campbell Field and LigaTurf for Stermole Soccer Stadium. Both turf systems are known for their playability, safety, and durability.

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  • The Colorado School of Mines football and soccer programs will start the 2022-2023 season with newly renovated fields made by AstroTurf, the leader in artificial turf innovation.
  • DALTON, Ga., June 29, 2022 -- The Colorado School of Mines football and soccer programs will start the 2022-2023 season with newly renovated fields made by AstroTurf, the leader in artificial turf innovation.
  • "The football team and both soccer teams at Colorado School of the Mines have impressive records, so, hopefully, these facility upgrades will enable the Orediggers to have another great season this year, and for many more years to come."
  • About Rocky Mountain Turf Solutions:
    Serving Colorado, Wyoming, and New Mexico for over 20 years, Rocky Mountain Turf Solutions is a regional distributor of AstroTurf systems.

FLORIDA SOUTHERN COLLEGE FEATURED IN LG CHANNELS EXCLUSIVE DOCU-SERIES "THE RIVALRIES"

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Friday, June 17, 2022

The Rivalriesseries is available free and exclusively on the NCAA Championships Channel (Channel 100) via LG Channels on LG Smart TVs.

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  • The Rivalriesseries is available free and exclusively on the NCAA Championships Channel (Channel 100) via LG Channels on LG Smart TVs.
  • Founded in 1883, Florida Southern College is the oldest private college in the state.
  • Florida Southern has a 14:1 student-to-faculty ratio, is an award-winning national leader in engaged learning, and boasts 30 NCAA Division II National Championships.
  • With more than 350 channels and growing, LG TV owners can easily discover their favorite programs by launching the LG Channels application on their LG TV's webOS platform (LG smart TV models 2016-present).

BlueFrame Joins the Hudl Family; Expects $50 Million to Go Back to Athletic Departments Through Livestreaming Promotion.

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Thursday, June 16, 2022

Hudl , the leader in sports performance analysis, video and data technology announced today that livestreaming leader BlueFrame Technology is joining the Hudl family.

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  • Hudl , the leader in sports performance analysis, video and data technology announced today that livestreaming leader BlueFrame Technology is joining the Hudl family.
  • Athletic departments are expected to generate a cumulative $50 million over a three-year period.
  • Hudl provides the best solutions for video capture, analysis and athlete recruitment to make every moment count.
  • More than 800 Hudl customers already use BlueFrame to livestream their games with BlueFrames Production Truck and the nearly 12,000 Hudl Focus smart cameras in use.

A&M-Commerce Student Demetrius Harrell Jr. Appointed as Texas A&M University System Student Regent

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Tuesday, June 14, 2022

BRYAN/COLLEGE STATION, Texas, June 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- By: The Texas A&M University System

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  • BRYAN/COLLEGE STATION, Texas, June 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- By: The Texas A&M University System
    Texas Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Marine veteran Demetrius L. Harrell Jr. as student regent for The Texas A&M University System.
  • We are honored to have Mr. Harrell on the Board of Regents for The Texas A&M University System, said Chancellor John Sharp.
  • Harrell replaces former student regent Mati Rigsby, a Texas A&M University student from Gainesville, Texas.
  • With an enrollment of 10,966 students, the university is the third-largest member of The Texas A&M University System.

OUTBACK STEAKHOUSE® ADDS COLLEGE BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL ATHLETES TO THE TeamMATES PROGRAM ROSTER

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Wednesday, June 8, 2022

TAMPA, Fla., June 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Outback Steakhouse® is rounding out the college year and rounding the bases with eight new college baseball and softball athletes, signing* them to NIL deals as part of the Outback TeamMATES** program. Embracing Outback's connection with college athletes and sports fans across the country, the TeamMATES program will take this connection one step further through the launch of an NFT collection that will engage and reward consumers in an entirely new way.

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  • TAMPA, Fla., June 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Outback Steakhouse is rounding out the college year and rounding the bases with eight new college baseball and softball athletes, signing* them to NIL deals as part of the Outback TeamMATES** program.
  • The Outback TeamMATES class of 2022 for college baseball and softball includes:
    University of Florida Baseball Hunter Barco (No.
  • "As we continue to grow the TeamMATES program, we're seeking new opportunities to engage with athletes and fans in a unique way," said Brett Patterson, President of Outback Steakhouse.
  • Athletes accepted through the open call application will receive Outback Steakhouse gift cards and official TeamMATES merchandise.

Connecticut Sun WNBA Team and Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment to Partner with Post University for Career Development

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Monday, April 25, 2022

Waterbury, Conn., April 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Connecticut Sun , a Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) team, and Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE) will offer players, employees and tribal members access to Post University degree and non-degree programs through its new partnership with Post University.

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  • Waterbury, Conn., April 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Connecticut Sun , a Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) team, and Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE) will offer players, employees and tribal members access to Post University degree and non-degree programs through its new partnership with Post University.
  • I look forward to welcoming Sun players, the Mohegan Tribe and the employees of Mohegan Gaming into the Post family.
  • Post University will be the Official Education Partner of the Connecticut Sun and will be featured on a jersey patch during the next four seasons.
  • After home games, Post University students will have the opportunity to interview a member of the team and produce the "Post University, Post Game Report," giving them hands-on production and interview experience in a professional setting.