Midwestern State University Athletics Implements New Student-Athlete Success Program from Evolution Labs

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The Mustangs adopt SA360 program from Evolution Labs as a required component of its student-athlete success curriculum.

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The university and the athletic department are committed to fostering students' success as scholars, athletes and citizens,

Evolution Labs announced today that Midwestern State has adopted its SA360 platform as a required part of its student-athlete experience across all of its 13 NCAA Division II programs. SA360 provides student-athletes with engaging mobile app and web-based content on topics ranging from health and wellness to avoiding risk behavior, to assessing and improving academic skills. MSU joins other top intercollegiate athletic departments that have integrated the platform into their core programming, including Louisiana State, Virginia Commonwealth and Maryland.

"The university and the athletic department are committed to fostering students' success as scholars, athletes and citizens," MSU Athletic Director Charlie Carr said. "SA360 uses smart technology to deliver content in a manner that's more compelling and convenient to student-athletes, while enabling the athletic department to provide timely support and advice throughout the academic year. SA360 can help student-athletes whether they're on campus or traveling to an away game."

SA360 covers important success topics including mental health, physical fitness, study and test-taking skills, time management skills, drug and alcohol use, sexual assault, NCAA compliance and career preparedness.It employs pulse surveys, social media, interactive self-tests and digital video to keep students returning for regular updates. In addition, the platform can be configured to work as part of an existing course or as an independent required curriculum.

"MSU is extremely forward-thinking in their efforts to support student-athletes," said Peter Kraft, CEO at Evolution Labs. "SA360 will reach MSU's student-athletes in many ways to facilitate a great learning environment for their development as students, athletes and as people."

About Midwestern State University
Located in Wichita Falls, Texas, Midwestern State University is heralded as the public liberal arts University of the State of Texas. Faculty, administrators, staff and students actively participate in an academic community that focuses, refines and continuously challenges points of understanding. The university offers an affordable, nurturing and challenging learning environment that serves the citizens of Texas, other states and many countries. The university strives to prepare its graduates to set high goals, be productive members of the global society, understand and relate to people and ideas different from their own, and continue to learn throughout their lives. As a member of NCAA Division II, the Mustangs compete in 13 sports as a member of the Lone Star Conference and is an associate member of the Heartland Conference in men's soccer.

About Evolution Labs
Spanning the entire student life cycle, Evolution Labs is vastly improving the engagement experience between schools and students. The company's proprietary S360 and P360 programs help schools drive enrollment and retention, and also gain the alliance and influence of parents. It's SA360 program delivers critical success content to college student-athletes, and the company's Suite360 program engages K-12 students in highly immersive content around character development and social & emotional learning.

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