Announcements

  • New Football Award For All Divisions: Announcing The Mayo Clinic Comeback Player of the Year Award

    There is a new award football award - for ALL divisions of play! Presented by CoSIDA, the AP and the Fiesta Bowl Organization, the Mayo Clinic Comeback Player of the Year Award honors players at all levels that have persevered to achieve on the college football field. CoSIDA members can nominate student-athletes beginning today and through Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. The Mayo Clinic will contribute $30,000 to general scholarship funds.
  • Please Take Research Survey: Attitudes Toward Women’s Sports and Title IX

    Please assist a former SID and CoSIDA member on this important research topic!


    Erin Whiteside, a sports media professor at the University of Tennessee, is seeking participants to take a survey exploring experiences and attitudes toward women’s sports and Title IX among those working in athletic communication/sports information, along with job responsibilities and career longevity for those working in the field. 
     
    As a small token of appreciation, she has 3 $50 gift cards that you can win for completing the survey. Please consider taking this survey (approximately 7-10 minutes), which will update similar research she did with our organization in 2006!
    The link to the survey is below. Whiteside will provide a summary of the survey/research to CoSIDA. Erin can be reached at ewhites2@utk.edu if you have any questions. 
  • On Demand Teachable Tuesdays" Webinar: New Year Staffing; Retaining & Mentoring Your Staff Members

    Whether you have a large or small staff, please download the on demand  @capitalone Continuing Education webinar on staff training from Tuesday, Sept. 11. Veteran CoSIDA members held a group discussion, strategizing on building, mentoring and retaining a staff. ASAP Sports transcript and webinar found in the Resource Library here on Connect!
  • Nominations Open For Google Cloud Academic All-America® Hall of Fame

    It's time to nominate your Academic All-America® standouts for 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-America® Hall of Fame honors! Nominations are now open in our new awards portal - click on the banner entitled Google Cloud Academic All-America® Hall of Fame - and you are set to go! Criteria for the AAAHOF is listed in the form. Don't delay! The nominations close in November.
  • Access The 2018-19 Google Cloud Academic All-America® Master Calendar/Schedule Here

    Mark your calendars with the deadlines for nominating and voting in the Google Cloud Academic All-America program! Nominating and voting in the Academic All-America® program is a member-only benefit. The deadline to renew your 2018-19 CoSIDA membership is October 15, 2018 and nominating for men's/women's soccer begins on Oct. 16. If you don't belong to CoSIDA, your student-athletes can't be recognized. Beginning Oct. 16, a $30 late fee will be added to each membership.
  • Sept. 4: NAIA-SIDA Kicks Off Webinars With Google Cloud Academic All-America® Program News & Updates

    Attention, all NAIA members! This year, we are introducing a NEW division of the Google Cloud Academic All-America® program - an exclusive division for NAIA student-athletes! You MUST be a CoSIDA member to nominate/vote. Learn more in this webinar!
  • REMINDER: CoSIDA Mentor Program: Kickoff Call On Thursday, Aug. 23

    At 2 p.m. Eastern on Thursday, Aug. 23, we welcome all members of the 2018-19 CoSIDA Mentorship Program to participate on a call - all mentors AND mentees! Check out CoSIDA Director of Membership Engagement Laurie Bollig's Connect posts on this important call!
  • Membership Renewals and New Member Registration Open for 2018-19

    You can now renew your membership or join (and encourage others to join) now! Individual and group memberships are available. New this year: Members at NAIA institutions have the opportunity to buy an NAIA membership along with a CoSIDA membership.
    IMPORTANT NOTE: CoSIDA members must renew their dues for 2018-19 beginning Monday, Aug. 15, 2018 to take advantage of member pricing for the jobs listing service.
  • NCAA Basketball Stats Initiative With Genius Sports: Info Emailed to SIDs on August 2

    Make sure that you check your email (this morning, August 2) for information sent by the NCAA Statistics team regarding the new statistics software initiative with Genius Sports. They've rolled out the NCAA LiveStats basketball scoring application. The message from the NCAA team: please there is a lot more work to do and any feedback CoSIDA members can provide is much appreciated. They encourage you or your statisticians to test this with an actual game from video or printed play-by-play to test many different scenarios.
  • Please Participate in #CoSIDA18 Convention Evaluation and Survey

    All who fill out the survey on the 2018 CoSIDA Convention are eligible for drawings for CoSIDA promo items and gift certificates! All members are encouraged to participate, whether or not you attending the convention at the Gaylord National. Deadline to fill out the evaluation is Wednesday, July 25. Thank you!
  • CoSIDA Convention Educational Lounge Sign-ups Begin June 15

    Wednesday-Saturday during the convention, CoSIDA will present an “Educational Lounge” for 30-minute small-group, intensive hands-on learning labs. There are 20 maximum participants per session. The sessions will be led by experienced CoSIDA members and others in collegiate athletics who will conduct hands-on exercises and deep dive training on a variety of topics. Signups start at Noon Eastern on Friday, June 15.
  • REMINDER: JUNE 15 DEADLINE: Registration Open for 2018-19 CoSIDA Mentorship Program

    Sign up now to be a mentor or mentee in the 2018-19 CoSIDA Mentorship Program. Links to register for both roles are now available at CoSIDA.com/Register. June 15 is the deadline to sign up!
  • On Demand Webinar: Thursday, June 14: #CoSIDA18 Convention Tips and Q&A

    In the Connect Resource Library, you'll find the on-demand webinar, the ASAP Sports transcript, and a link to the webinar PowerPoint from the June 14th "#CoSIDA18 Convention: All You Need to Know Before You Go" webinar.
  • Google Cloud Academic All-America® At-Large Teams Announced June 11-14

    The Google Cloud AAA At-Large Teams will be announced June 11 (College Division), June 12 (NCAA Division III), June 13 (NCAA Division II) and June 14 (NCAA Division 1). Check our academicallamerica.com website each day at noon Eastern to see the honorees!
  • Final Two Days To Register For CoSIDA U Camp!

    Attention, CoSIDA members - do your student assistants and interns have all the info they need on our new, AFFORDABLE, outstanding networking and professional development opportunity happening in Annapolis, MD right before the 2018 CoSIDA Convention? Deadline to register is Friday, June 8.
  • Google Cloud Academic All-America® Baseball & Softball Team Announcements (June 4-7)

    From Monday-Thursday, June 4-7, check http://academicallamerica.com at noon Eastern and 3 pm Eastern for the Google Cloud Academic All-America® announcements of the Baseball and Softball Teams (all divisions).
  • 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-District® M/W Track & Field/Cross Country Teams Announced

    All of the First Team selections on the Google Cloud Academic All-District® Teams advance to the national Academic All-America ballot. SIDs with first team selections - update bios by TOMORROW- Wednesday, May 30 - at 9 PM (ET).
  • 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!