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Illinois Chapter President Joe Spencer named Wooden Citizen Cup Finalist

University of Illinois
Illinois Chapter President Joe Spencer named Wooden Citizen Cup Finalist

Illinois football center Joe Spencer was recently announced as a finalist for the Wooden Citizen Cup, an award given to the most outstanding role model among athletes. The award, named after famed UC…

Clemson Tigers highlight Uplifting Athletes Chapter bowl season by winning National Championship

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Clemson Tigers highlight Uplifting Athletes Chapter bowl season by winning National Championship

Clemson became the second university with an Uplifting Athletes Chapter to win the college football National Championship with its dramatic victory over defending champion Alabama. Florida State won t…

Public online voting to determine 2017 Uplifting Athletes Rare Disease Champion opens up

Public online voting to determine 2017 Uplifting Athletes Rare Disease Champion opens up

Uplifting Athletes is pleased to announce the four finalists for the 2017 Rare Disease Champion Award. The Uplifting Athletes Rare Disease Champion Award is given to a leader in college football who h…

2017 Rare Disease Champion Finalist: James Conner, Pittsburgh

2017 Rare Disease Champion Finalist: James Conner, Pittsburgh

Each of the finalists for the 2017 Uplifting Athletes Rare Disease Champion Award will be featured here. In order to cast your online vote to help determine the 2017 Rare Disease Champion, you can vis…

2017 Rare Disease Champion Finalist: Dexter Williams, Notre Dame

2017 Rare Disease Champion Finalist: Dexter Williams, Notre Dame

Each of the finalists for the 2017 Uplifting Athletes Rare Disease Champion Award will be featured here. In order to cast your online vote to help determine the 2017 Rare Disease Champion, you can vis…

2017 Rare Disease Champion Finalist: Mitchell Meyers, Iowa State

2017 Rare Disease Champion Finalist: Mitchell Meyers, Iowa State

Each of the finalists for the 2017 Uplifting Athletes Rare Disease Champion Award will be featured here. In order to cast your online vote to help determine the 2017 Rare Disease Champion, you can vis…

2017 Rare Disease Champion Finalist: Michael Hirsch, Michigan

2017 Rare Disease Champion Finalist: Michael Hirsch, Michigan

Each of the finalists for the 2017 Uplifting Athletes Rare Disease Champion Award will be featured here. In order to cast your online vote to help determine the 2017 Rare Disease Champion, you can vis…

Taking a look back at 2016 for Uplifting Athletes

Penn State University, Princeton University, Northwestern University, North Carolina State University, Colgate University, University of Maryland, University of Illinois, Saint Francis University, University of Nebraska, Stony Brook University, Northern Arizona University, University of Arizona, Syracuse University, Florida State University, Clemson University, University of Washington, Georgia Tech, University of Pennsylvania
Taking a look back at 2016 for Uplifting Athletes

In a year of change on many fronts for Uplifting Athletes, taking time to reflect is time well spent. Our purpose as a national nonprofit remains unaffected. We serve the 30 million Americans that com…

Plenty of success on the field in 2016 for Uplifting Athletes Chapters including pair in College Football Playoff and duo sharing Ivy League crown

Penn State University, Princeton University, Northwestern University, North Carolina State University, University of Maryland, University of Nebraska, Florida State University, Clemson University, Baylor University, University of Washington, Georgia Tech, University of Pennsylvania
Plenty of success on the field in 2016 for Uplifting Athletes Chapters including pair in College Football Playoff and duo sharing Ivy League crown

The 2016 season was another strong year for Uplifting Athletes Chapter schools on the football field. Two of the four teams in the College Football Playoff are aligned with Uplifting Athletes. Three p…

Uplifting Athletes Chapters cross the goal line for 2016 Touchdown Pledge Drive season with strong finish

Penn State University, Princeton University, Colgate University, University of Maryland, Saint Francis University, Stony Brook University, University of Arizona, Syracuse University, Florida State University, Clemson University, University of Pennsylvania
Uplifting Athletes Chapters cross the goal line for 2016 Touchdown Pledge Drive season with strong finish

At the peak of their football season, 11 members of the Uplifting Athletes Chapter network donated their time and hard work to run Touchdown Pledge Drives. In its third year of existence, Arizona, Cle…