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Widener University One of Three Candidates for NCAA Recognition of Special Olympics Support

May 13, 2013

80s_special_olympics DOME“More than Gold,” an article in the spring 2012 issue of Widener Magazine, focused on Widener’s longstanding support of the Special Olympics, a tradition that dates back on campus to 1985 (photo at left from the ’80s).  This April, 480 athletes from the Delaware County Special Olympics competed on campus with the assistance of 132 Widener student-athletes. The NCAA is now hosting an online poll to choose the Special Olympics story of the month for its Division III web pages. You can help to have Widener highlighted on the NCAA site by voting here, and you can read more about it on the Athletics Department web site.

 

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