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Special Olympics College Activities

Want to make a difference during your college career? Want to learn valuable skills? Join the thousands of college students across the country who are working to benefit Special Olympics. Learn more about the ways you can get involved! 
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Special Olympics College Clubs

Special Olympics College clubs functions as an official club on campus that was designed by college students for college students. Special Olympics College programs are made up of three core components: Unified Sports, Youth Leadership, and opportunities for Full Campus Engagement. Together these components can help students work for and with Special Olympics athletes to help transform college campuses into communities of acceptance and respect.
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NCAA Division III Partnership

The purpose of the partnership is to improve the lives of Special Olympics athletes through their involvement with Division III student-athletes and to foster a mutual learning experience between Division III student-athletes and Special Olympics athletes. Through this partnership, Division III student-athletes across the country will be encouraged to participate in existing Special Olympics events, create their own events, or otherwise serve to support Special Olympics organization.
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American Academy of Development Medicine and Dentistry Student/Resident Committee

This committee functions as an official club on campus that works to promote a community of students/residents in medical and dental school who are interested in serving individuals with intellectual disabilities. This committee provides opportunities for education, leadership and growth within the field as well as matches up student/residents with AADMD physicians/dentists for guidance. They also create community projects and advocate for individuals with intellectual disabilities.
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Fraternity and Sorority

Many fraternities and sororities across the country donate their time, resources, and money to the Special Olympics movement. These fraternities and sororities host events/fundraisers, coach, volunteer, and bring awareness on campus. In fact three Greek organizations have chosen Special Olympics as their national philanthropy: Phi Sigma Kappa, Alpha Sigma Alpha and Sigma Tau Gamma.