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In the month of April, hundreds of events around the nation will mark the 25th annual National Student-Athlete Day, including an activity sponsored by the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.

Sodexo will honor all UW Oshkosh student-athletes with a voucher for a free lunch at Alumni Stadium on April 11 for the Titans’ baseball game against UW-Stevens Point. The first pitch of the doubleheader will be at 1 p.m.  UW Oshkosh faculty and staff are also invited to celebrate Titan student-athletes.

On the menu will be traditional tailgate food including burgers and brats.

The 25th celebration of National Student-Athlete Day pays tribute to high school and college student-athletes nationwide for achieving excellence in the classroom and on the field, while making significant contributions to their schools and communities. National Student-Athlete Day is celebrated annually and has seen 3,180,498 million student-athletes honored, nationwide, since 1997. It has become one of America’s strongest endeavors promoting the positive virtues of sport and student-athletes as a whole, and the positive affect they both have on society.

The day, established by the National Consortium for Academics & Sports, is co-sponsored by the NCAA and the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) and Northeastern University’s Sport in Society. The event coincides with Division III week, which is April 9-15.

For more information about UW Oshkosh athletics news and events, please visit www.titans.uwosh.edu.

John Dinse submitted this announcement. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to contribute calendar items, campus announcements and other good news to UW Oshkosh Today.

 

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