Special Olympics is offering virtual youth leadership trainings and summits in the 2020-2021 year. These trainings are designed for both high school and college-aged students with and without intellectual disabilities.
Earlier this month, the student leaders and community athletes of Colorado State University (CSU) in Fort Collins, Colorado celebrated being named one of the ESPN Top 5 Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools.
In Spring 2017, staff at Houston Community College discussed developing a unified sports program; see how their efforts to build a recreational program where all students could participate equitably played out.
As the Unified Sports movement continues to grow on campuses from coast to coast, Rowan’s leadership will continue to be key in helping model the type of student development that comes from this opportunity.
A recent Special Olympics meting brought together sports leaders from across North America. NIRSA was pleased to be among a small number of Special Olympics partners that were also invited.
Down to business: NIRSA’s partnership with Unified Sports and how you can get involved at NIRSA 2016
By Erin O’Sullivan
This February, CEOs and business leaders from across the country came together in Dallas, TX for the annual Special Olympics (SO) US Business Meeting. Executives from each state’s SO offices, as well as leaders from SO corporate partners, attended. Throughout the multi-day event, these leaders considered how they could leverage their resources and […]
Update, August 25: The roster in this announcement has been updated since its initial publication.
By Alyssa Whitney
NIRSA: Leaders in Collegiate Recreation and Special Olympics—the world’s largest provider of sports training and competition for people with intellectual disabilities—recently announced a shared goal to expand, beginning in 2016, Special Olympics Unified Sports® programs and opportunities at […]
NIRSA leaders were proud to support the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 as Honored Guests
By Alyssa Whitney
The 2015 Special Olympics World Games were hosted by the city of Los Angeles, July 25 – August 2; it was largest single event hosted by the city since the 1984 Olympic Games. The facts and figures of this global event are astonishing: 30,000 volunteers, 7,000 athletes, 3,000 coaches, 177 countries, 27 venues, […]