NFF Hampshire Honor Society Spotlights Football Players Who Excel on the Field and in the Classroom

Melissa W.
While the National Football Foundation promotes talent on the field, they are also interested in how their players excel in the classroom -- The NFF Hampshire Honor Society was formed specifically for athletes setting a great example off the field and in the classroom.

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College Distance Learning Numbers Up During 2021-2022 Academic Year

Melissa W.
It’s no surprise that distance learning numbers for students spiked in 2020-2021, but while many schools are back to in-person instruction, distance learning continues to see a steady increase in popularity while the world continues to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic.

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Collegiate Support for Paralympic Athletes Aims For Inclusive Programming

Melissa W.
The Paralympics started this week in Japan and we are in complete awe of the athletes competing! There’s 242 athletes on Team USA with 78 colleges/universities represented, 50% of those athletes have previously competed on the collegiate level -- amazing!

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From Olympic Gold to Navy and Orange: Sunisa Lee to Attend Auburn University in the Fall

Melissa W.
Imagine walking around campus and bumping into an Olympic gold medalist?! Well, that might be the case if you’re attending Auburn University this year! After a whirlwind Tokyo Olympics where she won a gold medal in the women’s gymnastics all-around, a silver medal in the women’s gymnastic team all-around, and a bronze medal in the women’s gymnastic uneven bars, Sunisa (Suni) Lee will be attending Auburn in the fall. In fact, she’s already all moved in on campus!

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Unified Sports Popular Through Special Olympics College

Melissa W.
The world is abuzz right now with the Tokyo Olympics and we’re having so much fun following along! Since we know which colleges in the US hold the most medals heading into the 2020/2021 Summer Games, we thought we’d highlight an organization that partners with colleges and universities for another type of athletic games: The Special Olympics!

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The Top 10 Universities with the Most Olympic Medals

Melissa W.
The Tokyo Olympics kick off this week and we are so excited to watch! Despite it being a bit different than previous Olympic Games (on top of being a year late), we know it will be an incredible showing of strength and abilities across the globe. Olympians come from all ages with many of them being current college athletes -- which got us wondering, which universities in the United States hold the most medals? We did some digging and found the top 10!

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Scripps National Spelling Bee is R-E-C-O-N-D-I-T-E

Melissa W.
Did any of our Senior Class grads watch the Scripps National Spelling Bee last week?! We loved how it was broadcast on ESPN and that viewers at home could play along with multiple choice answers (because, well, it’s necessary!). We found ourselves glued to the TV trying to spell words like archedictyon and solidungulate and in awe of all of the finalists, especially the winner, Zaila Avant-garde -- the first African American to win the Bee! Here’s a bit about Scripps:

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Made in America Products for the All-American Grad

Melissa W.
The quality of our products is unmatched, as we truly understand the importance of outfitting graduates across the United States with honor recognition gear made in the country where they entered to learn and will go forth to serve. We trust you’ll agree.

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Pride Month Spotlight Recap

Melissa W.
Thank you for following along with us during Pride Month and learning about some fantastic organizations aimed at providing safe and inclusive places for LGBTQ+ people both on and off campus. Here’s a recap of the spotlight organizations:

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Pride Month Organization Spotlight: PFLAG

Melissa W.
We’re entering the final days of Pride Month! We’ve enjoyed spotlighting important campus organizations and scholarships dedicated to making schools/campuses a safer and more inclusive environment for people in the LGBTQ+ community. Today’s spotlight goes to the organization PFLAG.

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