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The Institute for Sport, Spirituality and Character Development recently launched Leaders of the Knight—a leadership training program for Neumann University team captains and leaders.

ISSCD Launches Leaders of the Knight

October 19, 2017

The Institute for Sport, Spirituality and Character Development recently launched Leaders of the Knight—a leadership training program for Neumann University … Read More 

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Sports: A language to communicate

with Fr. Jim Bacik

Father James J. Bacik is the pastor of Corpus Christi University Parish, and a campus minister and adjunct professor of humanities at the University of Toledo. Fr. Bacik visited the Institute to share some experiences of how sports can be used as a language to communicate. Read More 

On his favorite sports memories

with Jim Watson

The staff of the Institute had the good fortune to sit down with Jim Watson, NHL Stanley Cup winner with the Philadelphia Flyers. Here, he shares with us his favorite moments from his playing career. Read More 

A childhood sports memory

with David Brownlee

David Brownlee. M.S, Vice President for Human Resources and Risk Management at Neumann, shares the story of a childhood sports memory. Read More 

Tough love

with Ollie Johnson

Ollie Johnson, former NBA basketball player out of Temple University, discusses how his experiences in basketball taught him that it’s necessary to hear that you must “dig deeper” in order to “do better.” Read More 

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Empowering Resiliency

November 6, 2017 | by Evan Zielinski

Written By: Marco Sifoni Edited By: Lee DelleMonache When times are tough we tend to fall down but, as many … Read More 

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