INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Lake Erie College will have the honor of being represented at the 2018 NCAA Inclusion Forum.
The Storm will be represented at this event by Director of Athletics Kelley Kish, and football student-athlete James Moore.
Director of Athletics Kelley Kish said, "In an ongoing effort to prioritize an inclusive culture within Lake Erie Athletics, I am proud to attend this NCAA event. The diversity of our student-athletes and staff is a strength of the Storm and learning more ways to capitalize and focus on this is important to our campus and department."
Moore is attending the Regional Student-Athlete Engagement Program, and is one of ten student-athletes selected to attend from Division II.
Moore added, "I am extremely honored to be one of ten Division II student-athletes selected to the NCAA Engagement Program at the Inclusion Forum. When looking at the session topics, the administrators I will meet including NCAA President, Dr. Mark Emmert, and fellow student-athletes I will interact with this is a once in a lifetime opportunity. I would like to thank our Director of Athletics, Kelley Kish for nominating me and I am anxious to bring the many things I will learn back to our campus."
The seventh annual Inclusion Forum brings together higher education and intercollegiate athletics leaders and student-athletes passionate about improving the educational and professional environment for student-athletes, coaches and staff.
Inclusion Forum sessions cover on a broad range of topics related to policy, research and best practices that focus on core identities such as race/ethnicity, women/gender equity, LGTBQ, disability sport, and international students. The various sessions are designed to educate and empower attendees, enhance diversity-and-inclusion competencies, while providing practical takeaways for dialogue on campuses and across conferences.
The NCAA Inclusion Forum is a three day event, which starts Saturday (April 14) and runs thru Monday (April 16th).
For a complete schedule of events click here.