Fall 2012 – UConn Awarded Grant to Start Sports Programming Exchange with China

UConn Awarded Grant to Start Sports Programming Exchange with China | 12/3/2012

The Daily Campus

By Olivia Balsinger

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) Sports United Division has awarded an International Sports Programming Initiative exchange grant to the University of Connecticut. As stated within the press release describing the program, “The purpose of the ‘Sports for Social Change’ two-way exchange program is to promote mutual understanding between the U.S. and China by increasing the professional capacity of individuals who design and manage3 community and school based youth sports programs to use sport to foster positive social change.” The program will allow Chinese and American youth sports administrators to share their experiences administrating within their respected countries. Read More...