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.
BOSTON, Mass. - MIT has been honored by earning both of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Presidents Cups, as announced at the conference’s annual meetings by NEWMAC President’s Council Chair and Wheaton College President Dennis Hanno on Wednesday afternoon. Both the men and women of MIT each earned four conference championships and three regular season championships during the 2015-16 academic year.
BOSTON, Mass. – The New England Women's and Men's Athletics Conference (NEWMAC) is pleased to reveal its new visual identity and brand after concluding nearly a year's worth of committee work, research and multiple design phases. The conference collaborated with NEWMAC Athletic Directors, Sports Information Directors, Strategic Communications experts and Student-Athletes with the help and guidance of graphic designer Skye Dillon of Skye Design Studios to develop a fresh and modern logo.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – On Friday, May 13, the Department of Athletics, Physical Education, and Recreation capped another terrific year as it announced its end-of-the-year award winners at the 30th Annual Student-Athlete Excellence Banquet. Women’s volleyball senior Meryl Gibbs (Bellaire, Texas) and teammate junior Jennie Glerum (Redmond, Wash.) served as the emcees, while senior Connor McMahan (Londrina, Brazil) from the men’s heavyweight crew team was the student guest speaker.
BOSTON, Mass. – A league-leading 76 athletes represented MIT on the 2016 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Spring Academic All-Conference Team. The Engineers finished the year with a conference-high 174 selections, followed by Springfield College with 143.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT’s Department of Athletics, Physical Education, and Recreation (DAPER) has received a two and a half-million dollar gift that will be used to endow the department’s Director of Sports Medicine position it was announced today by Julie Soriero, Department Head of DAPER and the Director of Athletics.