Julie Soriero, athletics director at MIT, will be the 2018 recipient of the NCAA President’s Pat Summitt Award, making her the first Division III administrator and second person overall to receive the honor. Soriero will accept the award Jan. 18 at the 2018 NCAA Convention in Indianapolis.
Cambridge, Mass. (December 11) -- With the permanent closure of the West Garage on Vassar Street on December 11, 2017 to begin construction of the new campus dorm, the parking options for MIT Athletic events and other activities in the Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center and the Johnson Athletic Center have changed.
MIT Director of Physical Education Carrie Sampson Moore recently received the “Distinguished Alumni Award” from the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota. The award was established in 2010 and is selected from over 70,000 alumni, honoring alumni who have brought distinction to their professions and communities. The event, which honors just 25 alumni each year, took place at the McNamara Alumni Center on the University of Minnesota campus.
Cleveland, Ohio (April 5) -- In the most recent Learfield Directors’ Cup standings, MIT is currently 10th overall nationally with a total of 471.75 points through the 2016-2017 winter season. The Engineers are again the top-ranked program from the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC).
As part of a new monthly segment, MIT's Communications, Promotions and Marketing team will be bringing you a series titled, "Where Are They Now". Where Are They Now will highlight former MIT student-athletes from all 33 varsity sports, asking questions that dive a little bit deeper into each individual's time as a student-athlete and how those experiences shaped their current professions.
Cambridge, Mass. (September 16) -- The MIT Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER) recently held its First-Year Welcome Back event in the Johnson Ice Rink, where all first-year student-athletes were welcomed by the department.
Cambridge, Mass. (August 18) -- MIT and the Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER) will be holding the 2016 MIT Golf Outing on Tuesday, October 4th at Pound Ridge Golf Club in Pound Ridge, N.Y. This marks the fourth straight year the event has been held at Pound Ridge, which is rated the #1 Open-worthy public course in New York by Golf Magazine.
Cambridge, Mass. (August 11) -- In a busy summer for the MIT Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER), there have been a number of substantial facility improvements that began late in the spring and should be completed by the end of August.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT Department Head and Director of Athletics Julie Soriero announced the hiring of Ken Johnson, Jr. as Director of Communications, Promotions and Marketing for the Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER). Johnson joins the MIT staff after five years at Assumption College.
CLEVELAND, Ohio – A strong season by several spring sports was enough to propel MIT to a sixth-place finish in the final 2015-16 Division III Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings released by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA). The ranking marked the fourth consecutive year the Engineers have claimed a spot in the top 10.