On December 29th, 2020, I was asked to join The Bloom Pod podcast episode titled "Authenticity and Bringing Your Full Self." I shared the importance of being your authentic self in every space you occupy. Along with the power of music as therapy and some of my favorite artists.
College administrators with a variety of backgrounds discuss the opportunities and challenges that come with LGBTQ+ inclusion initiatives in college athletics. Learn best practices for creating a more welcoming environment in your department and ways you can make a difference for LGBTQ+ student-athletes on your campus.
In this conversation we addressed how to you navigate the map of an athletics dept. to affect change in policy, elevate inclusion educational programs, and support groups for athletes and coaches. We didn’t just talk in broad strokes, attendees left the webinar having learned some of the key steps to take, as well as things to avoid.
Maryland’s Student-Athlete Development Department is using a generous infusion of money to prepare their student-athletes for the working world. Thanks to a $21 million donation by Barry & Mary Gossett, Resa Lovelace, Maryland Assistant AD for Student-Athlete Development, tells CollegeAD that her department is expanding and looking to the future.
For Resa B. Lovelace, creating a positive impact on student‐athletes is a mission. Lovelace always puts student‐athletes first—whether it is developing meaningful programs that help prepare them for life after competitive sports or cultivating welcoming and inclusive environments