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2014

People, Places and Programs

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People, Places and Programs MAJOR PROGRAM EVENTS The Sports Movies and TV 2014 – 32nd Milano International FICTS fest will be held 3-8 December 2014, in Milano, Italy. The 2014 Sport Tourism Conference will be held from 10-12 December 2014, Coimbra, Portugal. The 15th Annual International Conference on Sports: Economic, Management, Marketing and Social Aspects will be held in Athens, Greece, from 11-14 May 2015. The 2016 Summer Olympic Games will be held from 5-21…

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THE UNITED STATES SPORTS ACADEMY SELECTED AS A TOP SCHOOL IN MILITARY ADVANCED EDUCATION’S 2015 GUIDE TO COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES

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Military Advanced Education (MAE) has awarded the United States Sports Academy the designation of a Top School in its  2015 MAE Guide to  Colleges & Universities, measuring best practices in military and veteran education. The Guide will be released in the December issue of MAE, and will be available online at www.mae-kmi.com.

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Academy Art Committee Chair Named “2014 Art Educator of the Year”

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Above: Larry Gibson (Past President of AAEA), Nancy Raia (Community Outreach Director of the Eastern Shore Art Center) and Kelly Berwager (Current President of AAEA). Photo Credit: Paige Vitulli. Nancy Raia Named “2014 Art Educator of the Year” The Alabama Art Education Association has named Eastern Shore Art Center Community Outreach Director, Nancy Raia, as this year’s “Art Educator of the Year”! The AAEA Annual Fall Conference “Art JOURNEY” was held in Montgomery November 14-15, where art…

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game of the year

#19 Ole Miss Drops #4 Mississippi State in Egg Bowl to Earn Academy’s Game of the Week

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DAPHNE, Ala. – It was “Rivalry Weekend” and between the Iron Bowl, the Civil War, the Georgia/Georgia Tech battle and all the other great annual head-to-head competitions, it was the Egg Bowl in Mississippi which produced the most stunning results. The injured Ole Miss Rebels playing without their two top receivers and patching together a constantly changing offensive line soundly defeated their arch-rivals, the #4 Ranked Mississippi State Bulldogs, 31-17 to earn the United States…

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Vote for the Academy’s 30th Annual Male and Female Athletes of the Year

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VOTE NOW DAPHNE, Ala.–The 30th Annual Athletes of the Year ballot, part of the Annual Awards of Sport Program, is now open to the public for voting. The ballot is the culmination of the Academy’s yearlong Athlete of the Month program, which recognizes the accomplishments of men and women in sports from around the globe. The male and female winners of this year’s awards will be announced on December, 23, 2014. Each month, the public…

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2010 Academy Alumnus of the Year Credits Academy for Coaching Success

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The Academy’s 2010 Alumnus of the Year, James Vilade, has enjoyed a very successful coaching career since obtaining his Master’s Degree in Sports Management from the Academy in 2003.
Vilade serves as a scout, as well as the first base coach and the hitting coach for the Frisco Roughriders, the Class AA affiliate of the major league team, the Texas Rangers, in Frisco, Texas. Currently in his sixth year with the organization, he also creates the pre-draft workouts and player developments for the Texas Rangers.

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Academy Awards Dr. Bonnie Tiell as the 2014 Alumna of the Year

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DAPHNE, Ala. – The Academy President and CEO, Dr. TJ Rosandich, proudly awarded Dr. Bonnie Tiell as the 2014 recipient of the Academy’s Alumna of the Year award at the Annual Awards of Sport Ceremony on Thursday, November 6, 2014. Dr. Tiell is the former Dean of Graduate Studies at Tiffin University (Ohio). She coordinates the Olympic Academic Experience and is co-chair of the NCAA/NACWAA Women’s Leadership Symposium.

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No. 5 Alabama Used Strong Defense to Defeat No. 1 Mississippi State to earn Academy’s Game of the Week

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In a game that was billed to be a clash of the SEC West Titans, the Alabama Crimson Tide’s defense locked down Mississippi State’s highly vaunted offense led by Heisman Candidate QB Dak Prescott with a 25-20 victory earning the Tide Game of the Week honors in the United States Sports Academy’s Game of the Year Award.

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