Big East News Articles
The awards are given to one male and one female student-athlete from a Big East-sponsored sport who have been admitted to a degree-granting or professional program for the following year and who have demonstrated leadership through excellence in academic credentials, athletic performance and depth of commitment to service within the institution or the community.
- Thursday, May 16, 2013 11:00:00 AM
Syracuse quarterback Ryan Nassib, one of the most prolific passers in BIG EAST history and the offensive catalyst for a team that shared the 2012 conference title, has been chosen as the 2012 American Eagle Outfitters BIG EAST Football Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
- Thursday, February 14, 2013 3:00:00 PM
Villanova Athletics held their first ever student-athlete internship panel comprising students from all four colleges and across all sports
- Wednesday, February 13, 2013 4:00:00 PM
The Conference also announced the female winners of the 2012-13 American Eagle Outfitters BIG EAST Institutional Scholar-Athlete Scholarships.
- Wednesday, February 13, 2013 11:45:00 AM
University of Notre Dame soccer standout Grant Van De Casteele has been named the 2012-13 American Eagle Outfitters BIG EAST Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
- Tuesday, February 12, 2013 12:00:00 PM
SAAC Spotlight - Cincinnati's Amanda Hardewig
- Wednesday, November 07, 2012 10:00:00 PM
SAAC Spotlight - Louisville's Kevin Bandy
- Wednesday, November 07, 2012 10:00:00 PM
The winners were chosen based on the 2011-12 grade-point average of each student-athlete who appeared on an institution’s roster as of the last contest of the championship segment in each conference-sponsored sport.
- Thursday, July 26, 2012 10:00:00 AM
The Scholar-Athlete Sport Excellence Awards are given to one student-athlete in each BIG EAST-sponsored sport based on academic credentials, athletic accolades or performances and volunteer service to the community.
- Friday, June 22, 2012 11:30:00 AM
The awards are given each year to teams with APRs in the top 10 percent in their respective sports. A total of 263 schools, out of 347 Division I colleges and universities, placed at least one team on the top APR list, including 15 of the 16 BIG EAST schools.
- Thursday, June 14, 2012 2:30:00 PM
Rutgers' Benjamin Forrest and Notre Dame's Allison Schroeder to receive $5,000 scholarships in recognition of outstanding leadership, academics, athletic performance and community service.
- Thursday, May 17, 2012 12:30:00 PM
Schaffer earns a $2,000 scholarship, which may be applied to graduate or professional studies. Conference announces a record 182 players named to BIG EAST All-Academic Team.
- Thursday, February 09, 2012 1:00:00 PM
Finan receives a $4,000 scholarship, which may be applied to graduate or professional studies. Conference also announces male winners of the 2011-12 American Eagle Outfitters BIG EAST Institutional Scholar-Athlete Scholarships.
- Wednesday, February 08, 2012 10:30:00 AM
Kulla receives a $4,000 scholarship, which may be applied to graduate or professional studies. Conference also announces the female winners of the 2011-12 American Eagle Outfitters BIG EAST Institutional Scholar-Athlete Scholarships.
- Tuesday, February 07, 2012 11:45:00 AM
List of winners includes eight Academic All-America selections and four NCAA Postgraduate Scholars
- Thursday, June 23, 2011 4:00:00 PM
Two BIG EAST athletes were named to the women’s 2011 Capital One Academic All-America University Division At-Large teams as announced Thursday.
- Thursday, June 09, 2011 12:10:00 PM
Three BIG EAST athletes, representing three different schools were named to the men’s 2011 Capital One Academic All-America University Division teams as announced Tuesday.
- Tuesday, June 07, 2011 12:25:00 PM
USF baseball sophomore Alex Mendez has recently accepted a position to serve as the BIG EAST liaison for the Division I Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).
- Thursday, May 19, 2011 12:40:00 PM
University of Notre Dame tennis player Tyler Davis and Rutgers University tennis player Amy Zhang have been chosen as the first winners of the American Eagle Outfitters Michael Tranghese Postgraduate Leadership Award, as chosen by the BIG EAST Conference Academic Affairs Committee.
- Thursday, April 28, 2011 11:45:00 AM
National STUDENT-Athlete Day, a program of the National Consortium for Academics and Sports (NCAS), has been celebrated annually on April 6 since 1987.
- Thursday, April 07, 2011 2:25:00 PM