Collegiate Consulting’s Division II Clients Progress Towards Full Membership
Atlanta, GA (Sept 27, 2016) – Collegiate Consulting is pleased to announce the advancement of all five of its partner institutions pursuing Division II membership. All schools seeking membership must undergo a three-year provisional process before gaining full Division II eligibility. Of the four institutions moved into full Division II membership, three were Collegiate Consulting clients. Of all institutions that are/or were seeking Division II membership, Collegiate Consulting is working with one-third of the institutions.
Mississippi College, Rogers State University and Southern Wesleyan University were all voted into active Division II membership effective the 2016-17 athletic year and expands Division II membership to 310 institutions. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Emmanuel College were accepted into their final year of the membership process. These institutions’ athletic departments have shown dedication to the ongoing Division II process.
“This is a great day for Mississippi College athletics and our university as a whole,” stated Mississippi College’s Director of Athletics Mike Jones. “We have completed the reclassification process and will be the newest members of NCAA Division II and the Gulf South Conference.”
“Everyone at Collegiate Consulting is proud to receive news of all five of the institutions’ advancement in the Division II membership process,” said Collegiate Consulting Managing Director Russell Wright. “The progress reflects the hard work that each athletic department has put in to reaching new heights for their individual athletic departments, institutions and student-athletes.”