The United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) is a national organization for the intercollegiate athletic programs of 81 mostly small colleges, community colleges and junior colleges, across the United States. The USCAA holds 12 National Championship tournaments in 7 sports.
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The USCAA was founded in 1966 as the National Little College Athletic Association, primarily to sponsor a national basketball tournament for small colleges and junior colleges. It began adding more sports in the 1970s and 1980s. In 1989, it changed its name to the National Small College Athletic Association. It adopted its current name in 2001.
The USCAA sanctions competition in seven men's and five women's sports:
Post–season national championships are held in all but football and wrestling, both of which have few participating teams. A USCAA national invitational meet is sponsored in wrestling.
Briarcliffe College - Patchogue was a campus of Briarcliffe College located in Patchogue, New York, on the south shore of Long Island in Suffolk County. It offered associate and bachelor degree coursework, covering areas including accounting, business administration, criminal justice, computer programming, graphic design, word processing and office technologies. The campus permanently closed in 2018.Bristol University (California)
Bristol University was a private university established in the city of Anaheim, California, United States, in 1991 as Kensington College. It became a university in 2011, and was renamed Bristol University. The first graduating class as Bristol was in 2014. The college filed for bankruptcy in 2017.Cardinal Stritch University
Cardinal Stritch University is a private Roman Catholic university in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The university also offers courses in Brookfield, Wisconsin; Madison, Wisconsin; and has outreach programs throughout Wisconsin. Its motto, Ut probetis potiora ("To value the better things"), is taken from Philippians 1:10.Cardinal Stritch University enrollment as of Fall 2016 was 2,464. Tuition varies based on program; full-time traditional undergraduate tuition is $29,998 per year for the 2018-19 academic year.Cleary University
Cleary University is a private business university in Michigan. The main campus is located in Livingston County, in Howell, Michigan. There is also an education center located in Detroit. Cleary University offers certificate, ABA, BBA, MS, and MBA programs.College basketball
College basketball today is governed by collegiate athletic bodies including the United States's National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA), the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), and the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA). Governing bodies in Canada include U Sports and the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA). Each of these various organizations are subdivided into from one to three divisions based on the number and level of scholarships that may be provided to the athletes.
Each organization has different conferences to divide up the teams into groups. Teams are selected into these conferences depending on the location of the schools. These conferences are put in due to the regional play of the teams and to have a structural schedule for each to team to play for the upcoming year. During conference play the teams are ranked not only through the entire NCAA, but the conference as well in which they have tournament play leading into the NCAA tournament.Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
The Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (HVIAC) is a member conference of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association. It consists of eight small colleges in New York state. HVIAC's first championships were held in the 2004-05 season. Andy DeStephano, Athletic Director of Berkeley College, is the president of the conference, serving until 2019-20.Jon Horst
Jonathan Randall Horst (born April 16, 1983), is an American basketball general manager for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA), appointed on June 16, 2017 and named NBA Executive of the Year on June 24, 2019.List of USCAA institutions
As of July 2019, the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) has 89 member institutions from 28 states for competition in college athletics.List of college athletic conferences in the United States
In college athletics in the United States, institutions typically join together in conferences for regular play under different governing bodies.Northeastern Intercollegiate Athletics Conference
The Northeastern Intercollegiate Athletics Conference is a college athletic conference which holds dual affiliation with the NAIA and USCAA. Member institutions are located in Maine, Massachusetts, New York, and Vermont in the United States.Northern Maine Community College
Northern Maine Community College is a public community college in Presque Isle, Maine. It is part of the Maine Community College System. The 87-acre (350,000 m2) campus was founded in 1961 on the grounds of the former Presque Isle Air Force Base.Ohio Collegiate Athletic Conference
The Ohio Collegiate Athletic Conference was a collegiate athletic conference affiliated with the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) that began play as an athletic conference in 2009.The OCAC was composed of seven colleges and universities throughout Ohio. Those members included Ohio State Marion, Clermont College, Clark State Community College, Southern State Community College, Ohio Christian University, World Harvest Bible College, and Temple Baptist College.Penn State University Athletic Conference
The Penn State University Athletic Conference is a member conference of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association. It comprises 13 of the Commonwealth Campuses of Pennsylvania State University.Rochester College
Rochester University is a private Christian university in Rochester Hills, Michigan. The college was founded by members of the Churches of Christ in 1959.
Rochester University is primarily undergraduate (though it offers some graduate programs, such as the Master of Religious Education) and includes both residential and commuting student populations. The university also offers a degree completion program for adult students. The university is governed by a board of trustees. The Ennis and Nancy Ham Library provides service to students, faculty, staff, and others.Southern Virginia Knights
The Southern Virginia Knights are the athletic teams that represent Southern Virginia University, located in Buena Vista, Virginia, in NCAA Division III intercollegiate sports. The Knights compete as a member of the Capital Athletic Conference. Altogether, Southern Virginia sponsors 26 sports: 14 for men and 12 for women.Sports in Wisconsin
Wisconsin sports includes numerous professional and amateur sporting teams, events, and venues located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin.The Apprentice Builders
The Apprentice Builders are the athletic teams of the Newport News Apprentice School, located in Newport News, in the U.S. state of Virginia. The school is unique in that it does not grant degrees and therefore is not a member of either the NAIA or the NCAA, but has regularly competed in multiple sports against other degree-granting institutions in the area. However, the Apprentice School is a full member of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association.
The school competes in the following sports:
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For other Unity Colleges, please see Unity College (disambiguation).
Unity College is a private liberal arts college in Unity, Maine. The college is located 35 miles (56 km) southwest of Bangor, Maine and 25 miles (40 km) from the Maine coast. The college offers an undergraduate (residential and online) and graduate (online) education based on sustainability science that emphasizes study of the environment and natural resources. In 2015 the college was ranked the 19th best baccalaureate college by Washington Monthly magazine.Yankee Small College Conference
Yankee Small College Conference is a Division II conference in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association. The conference consists of two-year and four-year schools from Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and one member in New York State. The conference hosted its first championships in the 2008-09 season, and in 2011, the conference expanded to include Hampshire College and four new members from the disbanded Sunrise Athletic Conference (NAIA).