(PRWEB) October 18, 2012
As part of the ongoing celebration of its 75th Anniversary, the national headquarters of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) has released the second of nine insightful articles that will make up the NJCAA 75th Anniversary Feature Series. The second exposition, titled “Rising from the Ashes; Strong Leadership Lifts the NJCAA to Prominence after WWII,” takes readers through the NJCAA’s rise in the collegiate sports scene following the Second World War.
The article is available in the October 2012 edition of the NJCAA Review – the official publication of the NJCAA – and can also be accessed by visiting the special 75th Anniversary section of the organization’s website at http://www.njcaa.org/75.
The next installment of the NJCAA 75th Anniversary Feature Series will highlight the organization’s advancement’s in the 1960s and the establishment of its national office and will be released in mid-November.
About the NJCAA
Since 1938 the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) has been the governing body of two-year college athletics, offering athletic and academic opportunities to college students. Now entering its 75th anniversary, the NJCAA is the second largest national intercollegiate athletic organization in the United States with over 500 member schools in 43 states. Each year over 60,000 student-athletes compete in one of 28 different sports and the organization sponsors 48 national championship events and nine football bowl games. NJCAA Headquarters has been located in Colorado Springs, Colo., since 1985. For more information visit http://www.njcaa.org.