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Applications of Facebook in Athletics Development

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This post was originally published by Athletics Development Frontier, which can be reached at www.developmentfrontier.com.

Currently, one of the biggest buzz words in business and sports administration school is the term new media. This word is used to define any type of advertising or communication medium other than radio, print or television. With the advent of blogs, Facebook, mass texts and Twitter, this staple of communication will be around for quite some time. Continue reading

April 20, 2009 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Student-Athletes Deserving of SASS Services

Northern Illinois University, The Jeffrey & Kimberly Yordon Academic & Athletic Performance Center

Northern Illinois University, The Jeffrey & Kimberly Yordon Academic & Athletic Performance Center

With March Madness right around the corner, college basketball fans are gearing up for weekends chalked full of buzzer beaters, amazing shots and the excitement only a win or go home format can bring. However, what about the student-athletes competing in these events while also keeping up their class work? What demands are they facing from professors while fans cheer their every move?

When I first arrived on campus as your average college student, I was told, “If you go to class, it doesn’t really matter how you do on the assignments. You will learn and the professors will pass you.” This adage proved to be true for most courses—going to class facilitated learning and helped me make the grade.

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February 18, 2009 Posted by | Academic Support, Uncategorized | | 3 Comments