Columbia College Recognized as Champions of Character Institution
Columbia College was recognized as one of 199 colleges and universities that have committed to the Champions of Character program for 2007-08.
The mission of Champions of Character is to raise character values in athletics and every day decisions. The five core values of the NAIA sponsored program are respect, responsibility, integrity, servant leadership, and sportsmanship.
"Champions of Character has a profound impact on student-athletes, coaches and in the communities the NAIA and member institutions serve. I am delighted to see an increase in the number of schools that use the program to intentionally teach character," said Rob Haworth, NAIA Vice President for Champions of Character. "Champions of Character uses the power of sport to teach lessons for life. I applaud these institutions for their commitment to advance character-driven intercollegiate athletics."
To learn more about Champions of Character visit http://www.naia.org/