OWINGS MILLS, Md. - Stevenson University athletics' partnership with Special Olympics Maryland is one of three Special Olympics stories highlighted by the NCAA and Division III in its September, 2016 spotlight. Fans can vote for their favorite story and the one that receives the most votes will be given $500 to use for its next Special Olympics event.
The Division III Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) initiated the partnership with Special Olympics at the 2011 NCAA Convention and officially launched the partnership on August 1, 2011. The purpose of the partnership is to enhance the lives of Division III student-athletes and Special Olympics athletes through a mutual learning experience; provide a platform for recognition of Special Olympics athletes and Division III student-athletes within their communities; and raise awareness of Special Olympics, its programs and services.
Stevenson Athletics Partners with Special Olympics Maryland