Announcements

  • Registration Open For 2018-19 CoSIDA Mentorship Program

    Sign up now to be a mentor or mentee in the 2018-19 CoSIDA Mentorship Program. See further info at criteria at the link below. Links to register for both roles are now available at CoSIDA.com/Register
  • Academic All-America & All-District Voting News & Deadlines

    Tuesday, May 22nd at 9 p.m. Eastern is the deadline for CoSIDA members to vote on these two teams:
    - Academic All-District® Men's/Women's Track & Field/XC Teams
    - Academic All-America® Baseball & Softball Teams
  • Join May 17th Webinar: Basic Ways To Enhance Your Website

    Hosted by the CoSIDA New Media Committee - see tips and advice on shoring up your website and making some basic enhancements to photo layouts, tables, and more. Ask your questions- register below!
  • Announcing 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-District® Baseball and Softball Teams

    Here are the Google Cloud Academic All-District Teams for Baseball and Softball - in all divisions. UPDATE BIOS OF FIRST TEAM HONOREES: CoSIDA members with first-team All-District winners have the opportunity to update their student-athlete bios/statistics/honors. Submissions have been opened for these updates and are available in the awards portal (www.cosida.com /awards). Updates must be completed before Monday, May 14 at 9 PM (ET).
  • CoSIDA Collaborates with Google Cloud As Title Sponsor of Academic All-America® Program

    This new title sponsorship is a collaboration between the NCAA, CBS Sports, Turner Sports and CoSIDA. Program honors highest achieving student-athletes for combined academic and athletic success.Download the NEW Academic All-America logos here, too.
  • Vote Now For Academic All-District® Baseball and Softball Teams Through Tuesday, May 8 (9 pm East.)

    Current CoSIDA members are reminded to cast their votes for the Academic All-District Baseball and Softball Teams. Voting opened on May 1 and the voting deadline is 9 PM (Eastern) on Tuesday, May 8.
  • Reminder: Academic All-America® Nominations Open for At-Large Teams; Tue., May 1 9PM (ET) Deadline

    Reminder that the nominations for the Academic All-District At-Large Teams will close on Tuesday, May 1 at 9 pm Eastern. Make sure to read the criteria for the at-large teams (it is different than other AAA program nominations).
  • On-Demand: Final NAIA-SIDA Webinar of Year: Online Video Broadcasting (May 1)

    The May 1st webinar "Online Video Broadcasts – Best Practices and Trends In The Industry" hosted by NAIA-SIDA is now on demand at the link below and in the Connect Resource Library. Lots of great advice and knowledge shared! Download and watch/listen for free.
  • CoSIDA U Camp Panelists Announced: Let Your Students & Interns Know About This Event!

    Check out the panelists scheduled to speak at the first CoSIDA U Camp presented by Capital One. Register today to attend! VERY AFFORDABLE rates for two days of networking & learning for aspiring athletic media relations pros!
  • Deadlines Extended for CoSIDA Scholarships and Internship Grants

    We've greatly increased the scholarship/grant support!
    Undergraduate Scholarships and Member-Child Scholarship Deadline: Thursday, May 3, 2018 (midnight Pacific)

    Graduate Internship and Postgraduate Scholarship Deadline: Thursday, May 10, 2018 (midnight Pacific)

    Applicants should take special care and give themselves ample time to provide accurate proof of financial need, including requested financial documents.
  • April 26th Webinar: How Mentoring Can Help Shape a Diverse Workforce

    Join us on Thursday, April 26 at NOON EASTERN (note the time, different from other webinars) for a Capital One Continuing Ed webinar on mentoring. Listen and learn about strategies to help develop a diverse workforce. Register for free below.
  • Academic All-America® Nominations Open for Baseball and Softball; Deadline is Apr. 24 - 9PM (ET)

    Reminder to our current members that you may nominate your qualified baseball and softball student-athletes for CoSIDA Academic All-District teams starting Tuesday, April 17. Deadline to submit is Tuesday, April 24 at 9 p.m. Eastern. Don't delay!
  • On-Demand Webinar (Tue., April 3): NAIA-SIDA Webinar: Writing - Is There A Right Way?

    The on-demand webinar on writing, with presenters from NCAA Division I and the NAIA, is now available for viewing. Click on the link below to view:

    Presenters

    Rob Knox, Associate Director for Media Relations - Towson University
    Paul Dodson, Sports Information Director - Johnson & Wales University - North Miami
    Phil de Montmollin, Sports Information Director - St. Thomas University

    Moderator:
    Danny Day, Corban University (NAIA), Director of Athletic Communications
  • Publications & Digital Design Contest Submissions Due April 9

    The last round of submissions for the 2017-18 CoSIDA Publications and Digital Design Contest is upon us! Please submit your winter/spring, video and miscellaneous entries by Monday, April 9.
  • Undergrad & Graduate Scholarships and Graduate Internship Grant Applications Open - Apply Now!

    Calling all CoSIDA members (and their children) - apply NOW for our 2018-19 scholarships: Undergraduate Scholarships, Postgraduate Scholarships, Member-Child Scholarships and two $15,000 graduate internship grants. Details in the link.
  • For All Aspiring SIDs In Your Office: CoSIDA U Camp Programming Announced

    CoSIDA members - please pass this information along to those student assistants and interns who are interested in pursuing a career in athletic communications. CoSIDA presents its first VERY AFFORDABLE CoSIDA U Camp for undergraduate and graduate students (June 24-25) in Annapolis, Maryland! Programming has been announced. Details below. Lots for $59 registration fee!
  • Register NOW for #CoSIDA18 Convention!

    Register NOW for the #CoSIDA18 convention! We are offering registration for the general convention AND for the SIDEARM Sports Leadership Forum presented by Learfield. See more info, the schedule and more at the link below:​
  • This Week: CoSIDA Academic All-America Basketball Team Announcements, beginning with Div. I Honorees

    Monday-Thursday, March 12-15, we will be announcing the 2018 CoSIDA Academic All-America M/W Basketball Teams in the four divisions, plus the Academic All-Americas of the Year in each division. Monday, the Division I honorees were announced. See link below for more info.
  • Vote Through March 6th For Academic All-America M/W Basketball Teams

    NEW THIS YEAR: Every current dues-paying CoSIDA individual or group member has the opportunity to vote on the All-America® teams in your division. Voting for the Academic All-America® Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams and basketball Academic All-Americas of the Year is open through Tuesday, March 6 at 9 PM (ET).
  • March 6th NAIA-SIDA Webinar: Work-Life Balance- Is It Possible for SIDs?

    Next in the #NAIASIDA webinar series is a discussion on work-life balance. Join two current NAIA SIDs and a former SID-turned-wellness advisor for this discussion on Tuesday, March 6 at 2 pm Eastern. Register for free at the link below.
  • CoSIDA Special Awards Announced All Week (Feb. 26-March 2); Leading Off With Hall of Fame Class

    During the week of Feb. 26-March 2, CoSIDA will be announcing all the 2018 Special Award winners. All honorees will be presented their awards during the 2018 CoSIDA Convention at two luncheons (on June 28 and June 30). See the Hall of Fame release below for details:
  • CoSIDA Introduces CoSIDA U Camp For Aspiring Athletic Communications Professionals (June 25-26)

    The CoSIDA U Camp presented by Capital One will take place June 25-26 at the Crowne Plaza Annapolis - the two days before the start of the 2018 CoSIDA Convention. It is a hands-on immersive workshop for undergraduate and graduate students and interns. Attendees will need to register and can book a room at the Crowne Plaza Annapolis at CoSIDA's block rate. Check out the link below for more details and registration information.
  • Announcing 2017-18 CoSIDA Academic All-District® Men's and Women's Basketball Teams

    First-team Academic All-District® honorees advance to the CoSIDA Academic All-America® Team ballot, where first-, second- and third-team All-America honorees will be announced in March. All current CoSIDA members will be able to vote in their divisions for AAA honors! Details to come. SIDs with First Team picks: You've received an email to update their bios by Monday, Feb. 26 at 9 PM (ET).
  • Final Week to Submit Entries to Stabley Writing Contest: Feb. 23 (Noon ET) Deadline

    The annual CoSIDA Fed Stabley Sr. Writing Contest is well underway! Submit your best work (in seven categories, one submission per category). See the details and submit prior to the Friday, Feb. 23 deadline at NOON EASTERN.
  • More #CoSIDA18 Convention Overflow Hotel Information

    CoSIDA has secured a small block of rooms at the Hotel Indigo Old Town Alexandria for the 2018 Convention. Members are encouraged to check the link below to see updated information on overflow hotel options as CoSIDA's room block at the host hotel - the Gaylord - sold out in record time on the opening day of registration.
  • Behind The Curtain Blog: Record-Setting Day With #CoSIDA18 Convention Hotel Sellout

    Today was a record-setting day in CoSIDA history, as we sold out of most nights in our #CoSIDA18 convention Gaylord National convention hotel room block in record time. Read more about this in our Behind the Curtain blog post by Executive Director Doug Vance.
  • Feb. 13th 12:30 PM ET: Convention Hotel Reservation Update: SOLD OUT ROOMS

    We'll have overflow hotel room info in the next few days! CoSIDA members, your response to the #CoSIDA18 hotel reservations was record-setting. Our CoSIDA room block at the Gaylord National SOLD OUT for Tuesday, June 26, Wednesday, June 27 and Thursday, June 28 in 28 minutes! Limited rooms are still available for Friday and Saturday. When NACDA attendees fill their Gaylord room block, we will release info on the overflow hotels WHICH ARE WITHIN A FEW MINUTES of the Gaylord! Stay tuned and thanks for your patience.​
  • CoSIDA Convention Registration & Hotel Reservations Open Tue., Feb. 13 (Noon ET)

    Stay tuned for the opening of the #CoSIDA18 convention registration and hotel reservations on Tuesday, Feb. 13 at NOON ET on CoSIDA.com. The 2018 CoSIDA convention, held in conjunction with NACDA and Affiliates Convention Week, takes place Wednesday-Saturday, June 27-30, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, MD. ​
  • Feb. 15 Webinar #2 (2:30 pm ET): Academic All-District Voting Webinar

    Join us on Thursday afternoon (2:30 pm ET) - after the Career Planning webinar - and learn about "Academic All-District Voting: New System. Same Great Student-Athletes." CoSIDA rolled out a new awards portal in the fall, and see how the processes for voting have been improved. Members can see the changes first-hand and learn how to maximize the system.
  • Feb. 15th Webinar #1 (Noon ET): Career Planning & Assessment

    Join our Thursday, Feb. 15th Capital One continuing ed webinar which focuses on career decisions, career development and career transitions, and get some expert advice from our presenters on these issues.
  • Last Weeks To Submit Stabley Writing Contest Entries! Feb. 23 Deadline

    The annual @CoSIDAnews Stabley Writing Contest is well underway - submit your best work in 7 categories (one entry per person per category). See details at the link. Feb. 23 deadline!
  • Register for Feb. 6 NAIA-SIDA Webinar: Video Content: Trends & Strategies

    For ALL CoSIDA members: Save the date and register now for the Tue., Feb. 6th 2 pm ET webinar "Video Content: Trends & Strategies," presented by #NAIASIDA. The three presenters hail from the NAIA, NCAA Division I and NCAA Division II and they'll share some best practices and ideas when it comes to enhancing your video.
  • FINAL DAYS To Apply For 2018 CoSIDA Convention Grants - Feb. 9 Deadline

    The CoSIDA Convention Grants applications are open through FEBRUARY 9th! We are granting 22 of them, each valued at $1,000. Want to attend #CoSIDA18 but have fiscal restraints? Check out the criteria and details below.​ Grants are open to CoSIDA members of any age, any experience, and whether or not you've attend a convention before!
  • Have Winter Olympic athletes/coaches? Help NCAA compile the list!

    The NCAA communications office is preparing its coverage of the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, next month, and is looking for your help in compiling a comprehensive list of current and former college student-athletes AND current coaches who will be competing. If a current or former athlete or current coach at your school has made a country’s Olympic roster, please CLICK THIS LINK BELOW and enter their name into the spreadsheet. The final list will be made available as part of a comprehensive feature package on NCAA.org, and infographics and factoids about college athletes’ participation in the games will be compiled from the data and shared with members for your use as well.
  • Fred Stabley Sr. Writing Contest Open: Send In Your Best Work!

    The annual @CoSIDAnews Stabley Writing Contest is now open - submit your best work in 7 categories (one entry per person per category). See details at the link.
  • JanYOUary Webinar Is On-Demand!: Mental & Physical Wellness Tips For CoSIDA Members

    Check out the on-demand webinar (in our Resource Library here on Connect) and listen and watch as two university-based nutrition and health experts share their tips, designed especially for SIDs! Also hear about the Goodwill & Wellness Committee's initiative and member projects, too! Start making a difference for yourself!
  • LAST WEEK TO NOMINATE FOR SPECIAL AWARDS! Jan. 28 Deadline!

    Please take a few minutes and nominate deserving colleagues for the 2018 CoSIDA Special Awards. Find award descriptions and nomination steps here.You can self-nominate for 25-Year and Lifetime Achievement Awards. Deadline to nominate: Jan. 28, 2018 at midnight Eastern.
  • Apply NOW for 2018 CoSIDA Convention Grants - Feb. 9 Deadline

    The CoSIDA Convention Grants applications are now open. We are granting 22 of them, each valued at $1,000. (Apply by Feb. 9 for these $1,000 grants). Check out the criteria and details below.​
  • Week-Long Announcements of Academic All-America Football and Women's Volleyball Teams (Dec. 11-14)

    From Monday-Thursday, Dec. 11-14, CoSIDA will be announcing two Academic All-America teams each day - one volleyball AAA team at Noon ET and one football team at 3 p.m. ET. Check out http://academicallamerica.com/ for the announcements.
  • Upcoming Webinar: Thursday, Dec. 14: Advocating For CoSIDA Members & Our Profession

    Register now for free for the Dec. 14th webinar on advocacy! Listen to presenters inside and outside of CoSIDA and learn how CoSIDA advocates for its members; what external stakeholders value about athletic communications pros; and learn how to be a better self-advocate, build your personal brand and sell yourself to your management team.
  • Academic All-America® NCAA Division 3 Men's/Women's Soccer Teams Announced

    Senior F Garrett Pochop of Simpson (Iowa) College and junior F Kenne Kessler of Hardin-Simmons (Texas) headline the 2017 Division III Academic All-America® m/w soccer teams. D2 teams announced Dec. 6, D1 teams on Dec. 7.
  • Two CoSIDA Convention Attendance Grant Opportunities Open

    Two 2018 #CoSIDA18 convention grant applications are now open: the CoSIDA Attendance Grant and NCAA Inclusion Grant. We are offering 22 CoSIDA Attendance Grants, which include reimbursement of $1,000 in expenses related to travel, lodging and meals in addition to a complimentary convention registration. The NCAA Inclusion Grant is geared towards the inclusion, advancement and retention of ethnic minorities within the field of media relations/communications.​​
  • CoSIDA Launches New Standalone Academic All-America® Website.

    The new Academic All-America® website joins CoSIDA.com as the organization's two official websites, both developed in partnership with SIDEARM Sports.
  • CoSIDA Announces Academic All-America Men's & Women's College Division Soccer Teams

    Junior Bethany Balcer ISpring Arbor University) and senior Lucas Prolow (Johnson & Wales Denver) headline the 2017-18 Academic All-America® College Division soccer teams. See info below. The D3, D2 and D1 men's and women's soccer teams will be announced Dec. 5-7, respectively.
  • Register for NAIA-SIDA Webinar: Dec. 5 - Apps For Schools

    Join us on Tuesday, Dec. 5 for a webinar, presented by NCAA Division I, II and III members, on "Apps for Schools: How they make the job easier and how to connect with your target audiences.

    All members of CoSIDA are invited to participate in the free webinar. Register below and make sure to save a 45-minute window to join us!
     
    NAIA-SIDA Continuing Ed Webinar: Apps For Schools
    When: Tuesday, Dec. 5 – 2 p.m. EDT

    REGISTER HERE for the FREE webinar: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2763037920527647491
    After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
  • VOTE NOW For Academic All-America® Football and Volleyball Teams

    The voting deadline is 9 PM (Eastern) on Thursday, Nov. 30. NEW THIS YEAR: All eligible CoSIDA members can now vote for the national Academic All-America teams in their divisions (NCAA Div. I, II, III or College Division). Check out the voting tips/advice in the link.
  • CoSIDA Adopts Diversity and Inclusion Value Statement

    The CoSIDA Board of Directors, during its November meeting, approved a diversity and inclusion value statement on behalf of the organization. Read more at the link below.
  • VOTE NOW For National Academic All-America® Men's/Women's Soccer Teams

    All CoSIDA members who have nominaton and voting privileges at the Academic All-District level can now VOTE FOR NATIONAL TEAMS! The Academic All-America® Men’s and Women’s soccer teams—including the soccer Academic All-America® of the Year selections—are now ready to be voted upon! The voting deadline is 9 PM (Eastern) on Tuesday, Nov. 21.
     
    Members of the Academic All-America® Core Committee, the CoSIDA Board of Directors and CoSIDA staff members will continue to vote for teams in every division. NEW THIS YEAR: All current dues-paying individual and group CoSIDA members have the opportunity to vote on the Academic All-America® teams within their division (NCAA Division I, NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III, College Division).
  • Nominate Deserving Colleagues For 2018 Special Awards

    Now is the time to nominate your deserving colleagues for our 2018 CoSIDA Special Awards. Deadline: Jan. 28, 2018. They are presented at the annual CoSIDA Convention in late June. Note: You can self-nominate for a 25-Year Award. In this month of November, known for giving thanks, please take time to recognize fellow CoSIDA members and members of the media.
  • New CoSIDA Blog: Behind The Curtain - Messages For Our Membership

    Check out the new @CoSIDAnews blog Behind the Curtain: Messages For Our Membership! The blog will be a home for staff and other volunteer leaders to share insights on the work going on for CoSIDA members and will answer your questions.
  • Important Updates For Those Voting For Academic All-District M/W Soccer Teams

    Please check out the new updates (shown in red at this link) for those voting on the Academic All-District men's and women's soccer ballot. This is the first day of voting in our new system, so please read the updated carefully. Thank you!
  • Oct. 31st Final Day to Nominate for Academic All-District Football/W. Volleyball Teams

    All CURRENT 2017-18 CoSIDA members are invited to nominate football and women's volleyball student-athletes for Academic All-District honors through 9 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Oct. 31. Details below.
  • FINAL WEEKS To Nominate for Academic All-America Hall of Fame: Deadline is Nov. 3

    It's that busy Academic All-America program time of the year! In addition to nominating current student-athletes for AAA honors, please remember to nominate your deserving former Academic All-America honorees for admission into the Academic All-America Hall of Fame. Deadline to nominate: Friday, Nov. 3.
  • Stay Tuned for CoSIDA Membership Recognition Week (Nov. 6-12) #thankyourSID

    Our second annual Membership Recognition Week is coming in early November! Download the media kit and learn more, at link below. We will be celebrating and recognizing our profession and our professionals all week long with special features, graphics and testimonials from colleagues and stakeholders in college athletics.
  • #NAIASIDA Oct. 24th Webinar: Handling Postseason Coverage

    Register for free at link below and listen to these best practices on how to cover the postseason, especially in the fall/winter sport crossover season. See how three NAIA SIDs plan, prepare and execute their athletic communication strategies during conference tournaments and national tournaments while handling all of the varying responsibilities that are required of them.
  • Academic All-America Nominations Open Tuesday, Oct. 17- In New-look Portal

    At noon Eastern on Tuesday, Oct. 17, the 2017-18 Academic All-America program begins with nominations for men's and women's soccer. Check out our NEW AWARDS PORTAL FOR NOMINATIONS AND VOTING. PLEASE read the instructions carefully! Only current 2017-18 members may nominate/vote.
  • First #NJCAADay To Be Held Thursday, Oct. 19

    NJCAA Day will be an opportunity for NJCAA members and those associated with the institutions to express the pride they have for their school, conference, region, and national affiliation. Student-athletes, coaches, staff, alumni, and fans are encouraged to take to social media using the hashtag #NJCAADay to show off what it means to be a part of the NJCAA.
  • Join Oct. 18th Webinar on "Enhancing Your Live Streaming"

    On WEDNESDAY, OCT. 18th, we will hold our monthly Capital One continuing education webinar. Join us at noon Eastern to learn more on enhancing your live streaming efforts. Register (free) at link below where you will find more details on the webinar.
  • FINAL WEEKS TO PAY DUES- OCT. 15 DEADLINE! Be Ready For Academic All-America Nominations

    The deadline to pay membership dues and update your organizational profile is SUNDAY, OCT. 15. After that date, late fees will be applied to the membership dues payments. Make sure your account profile is updated as the Academic All-America nominations for m/w soccer open on October 17! Don't delay!
  • Upcoming NAIA-SIDA Webinar: Tue., Oct. 3 - Social Media Trends in College Athletics

    All CoSIDA members are invited to join the three presenters (two from Division I, one from the NAIA) as they talk about key developments and trends in using social media in your athletic departments and conferences. Register (free) below and get more details on this Oct. 3rd webinar!
  • CoSIDA's FAME Rebrands As WoSIDA: New Name, New Logo, More Initiatives

    CoSIDA group formerly known as FAME (Female Athletic Media Relations Executives) has rebranded with a new logo and a new name - WoSIDA. All CoSIDA members welcome to join!
  • Webinar: Thursday, Sept. 24: Identifying, Hiring, Training & Mentoring a Student Staff

    Join us on Thursday, Sept. 25 at NOON EASTERN for our next Capital One continuing ed webinar! Register at the link below (for free). Ask your questions early or during the call. We'll be sharing a lot of key information on cultivating a student staff, particularly for those with a limited staff budget.
  • Be Ready For Academic All-America Nominations-Update Your Organization & Personal Profiles NOW

    CoSIDA members- you have a FEW SHORT WEEKS to get ready for the opening of the Academic All-America nomination season. In order to be UP TO DATE and TO NOMINATE/VOTE, you must pay your 2017-18 CoSIDA dues AND ALSO UPDATE YOUR ORGANIZATION INFO & PERSONAL PROFILE. No exceptions! Please take the time now to do so. For those who have renewed AND updated their info, THANK YOU!
  • On Demand: NAIA-SIDA Webinar: Photoshop Tips/Tricks/Trends

    Graceland University SID Nikki Roeder and Cal Baptist SID Sammi Wellman reviewed Photoshop tips and tricks in using layers and building game-day graphics. The webinar is on-demand at the link below. You have to go and REGISTER to download the webinar.
  • CoSIDA Seeks Updates On Members Affected By Hurricane Harvey

    CoSIDA is seeking any news or updates regarding weather-related problems our members are facing resulting from Hurricane Harvey. The CoSIDA Care Fund provides opportunities to support CoSIDA members who have experienced weather-related losses. Contact a member of the CoSIDA Staff & Board of Directors if you are aware of any CoSIDA members who have been impacted by Hurricane Harvey.
  • Join Aug. 31st Webinar: ADA Compliance With Your Videos and Websites

    ADA compliance is assuring your website falls within a set of prescribed accessibility standards. Many athletic departments are now working on these ADA issues to ensure their websites and videos are in compliance. Join the discussion with the presenters on this subject. Imry Halevi from Harvard will talk about what Harvard is doing to help with closed captioning on broadcasts and American University's Doug Dull and Nick Guerriero will discuss what they are doing from a website point of view.
  • 2017-18 Academic All-America® Nomination & Voting Master Schedule

    ATTENTION ALL CoSIDA MEMBERS- PLEASE DOWNLOAD THIS MASTER SCHEDULE with all the Academic All-America nominations and voting reminders and deadlines for this upcoming academic year. Please take note of the DEADLINES - which are listed in Eastern times.
  • Reminder: Fall Kickoff Webinar on Aug. 23 (Noon ET): All Things CoSIDA

    Join us at noon Eastern on WEDNESDAY, AUG. 22 when we kick off the year with a "All Things CoSIDA" webinar. Ask your questions, learn more about what's in store for our members in 2017-18, networking opportunities and MORE!
  • 2017-18 Kickoff Message from President Rob Carolla and Executive Director Doug Vance

    Read the message from 2017-18 CoSIDA President Rob Carolla and Executive Director Doug Vance, covering the initiatives and projects that our CoSIDA organization is involved in.
  • New CoSIDA Logo Library

    CoSIDA's new membership portal will be the home of our logo library going forward. DETAILS AT THE LINK. For the library to be most useful we need your help! Your organization's custodian can upload your preferred logos to your institution's overview page as desired for download by other members.
  • 2017-18 Dues Renewal and New Member Registration Now Open Via New Portal

    Our 2017-18 membership drive is underway! Please make sure to review the functions of our NEW membership portal (download the user guide), UPDATE your membership profile, and join for 2017-18!
  • Nominations Open For Academic All-America® Hall of Fame 2018 Class

    As you are preparing for the upcoming academic and athletic seasons, please keep in mind any potential nominees for the Academic All-America Hall of Fame. The nomination period is open July 31 through November 3, 2017. 

    Nominations for the Class of 2017 are on-line, and the nomination form is available on the CoSIDA website at http://forms.cosida.com/aa/login.aspx through Friday, November 3.
  • The Four Academic All-America of the Year Honorees Announced July 17-20

    Monday-Thursday, July 17-20, CoSIDA will be releasing the four Academic All-America of the Year honorees for each division. These AAAs of the Year were chosen from each sport AAA of the Year in their particular division. Schedule: College Division honoree (July 17); Div. 3 honoree (July 18); Div. 2 honoree (July 19); and Div. 1 honoree (July 20).
  • Final Academic All-America Teams Announced This Week; Historical AAA Files Updated

    Check out CoSIDA.com to see the announcement of the final Academic All-America Teams of the Year (track and field/xc). Also, make sure to check out the updated AAA historical files (lists of all-time AAAs, schools with the most AAAs, etc.) which can be found at the link below.
  • Academic All-America At-Large Teams Announcements This Week

    This week (Monday-Thursday), the Academic All-America Men's and Women's At-Large Teams will be recognized. Check out CoSIDA.com as we announce the teams at noon Eastern June 5-8 in this order (College Division, Division III, Division II, Division I).
  • What To Know Before You Go To #CoSIDA17 Convention

    Headed to #CoSIDA17? We officially begin our annual convention in SEVEN DAYS! Check out the #CoSIDA16 news, notes and information over the next few days!
  • Call for Mentors & Mentees!

    Interested in participating in the CoSIDA Mentorship Program? Registration is still open! Mentorship is a CoSIDA member benefit open only to current dues-paying members.

    Both mentors and mentees are needed. Once registration has closed, matches will be made and communicated. There will be a meeting at the 2017 CoSIDA Convention for those in attendance followed by a kickoff call in August.
  • Check out the CoSIDA Academic All-America Baseball Teams, Announced This Week

    From Tuesday-Friday, May 30-June 2, the 2017 Academic All-America Baseball Teams are being announced. The schedule: Tues., May 30 (College Division); Wed., May 31 (Division III); Thr., June 1 (Division II); and Fri., June 2 (Division I). See all the info on CoSIDA.com.
  • Product Theater Schedule Announced For 2017 CoSIDA Convention Exhibit Hall

    The Product Theater gives #CoSIDA17 attendees an opportunity to learn more about various vendors’ products and services in a formal theater-style setting. The Product Theater will be located in the CoSIDA Exhibit Hall in Sabal Ballroom and will feature eight 45-minute panels over two days June 12-13.
  • CoSIDA Academic All-America® Hall of Fame Softball Teams Announced This Week

    The softball Academic All-America Teams are being announced this week - Monday-Thursday, May 22-25. Check CoSIDA.com at noon Eastern each day for the announcements. May 22- College Division; May 23- Division 3; May 24- Division 2; May 25- Division I.
  • NCAA Inclusion CoSIDA Convention Grant Recipient Announced

    Congrats to the award recipient in the first year of the NCAA Inclusion CoSIDA Convention Grant program. The award monies allow the recipient to attend the 2017 CoSIDA convention, to visit the NCAA national office, and pairs them with a CoSIDA mentor for 2017-18.