Notable Sports Figures Highlight Final Installment of NJCAA 75th Anniversary Digital Timeline
May 6, 2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The third and final phase of the NJCAA’s historic digital timeline has been released by the organization’s headquarters in Colorado Springs. In concert with the yearlong celebration of its 75th Anniversary, the timeline feature was first launched in September and highlights each year of the organization’s rich 75-year history. The timeline can be accessed here or by visiting the special 75th Anniversary section of its website at www.njcaa.org/75.
The third and final installment of the detailed timeline highlights years 1988-2013 and features many recognizable sports figures of today, including Jim Thome, Larry Johnson, Sheryl Swoopes, Albert Pujols and many more.
The interactive feature was created to celebrate the milestones, student-athletes, coaches and administrators that have helped shape the NJCAA and advance two-year collegiate athletics over the past 75 years.
More on the NJCAA 75th Anniversary
Throughout the 2012-13 academic year, the NJCAA will celebrate its 75th Anniversary through various outlets, including a special section of the NJCAA website: NJCAA.org/75. Traditional press releases will be distributed to member colleges as well as regional and national media during the 2012-13 sports season and special 75th Anniversary content will be produced for the organization’s monthly publication - NJCAA Review. NJCAA TV, powered by iHigh.com, as well as Facebook and Twitter will be used to help keep member colleges, fans and followers informed on the latest 75th Anniversary news and announcements.
About the NJCAA
Since 1938 the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) has been the governing body of two-year college athletics, offering athletic and academic opportunities to college students. Now entering its 75th anniversary, the NJCAA is the second largest national intercollegiate athletic organization in the United States with over 500 member schools in 43 states. Each year over 60,000 student-athletes compete in one of 28 different sports and the organization sponsors 48 national championship events and nine football bowl games. NJCAA Headquarters has been located in Colorado Springs, Colo., since 1985. For more information visit www.njcaa.org.