Graduate Assistant Michelle McNeight Bound for NCAA Emerging Leaders Seminar

Graduate Assistant Michelle McNeight Bound for NCAA Emerging Leaders Seminar

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. ­­– Georgia College graduate assistant Michelle McNeight was recently selected by the NCAA to attend their annual Emerging Leaders Seminar (ELS).  McNeight is currently working as an assistant for athletics compliance and game day management, while pursuing her Masters in Management Information Systems.


The ELS is a professional development event that provides effective leadership, educational and transitional programing for more than 200 current graduate assistants and interns from NCAA membership schools, conference offices and affiliate organizations.  Accepted applicants are among the top tier of young professionals associated with the NCAA seeking an advanced education. The program educates, develops and connects selected participants, and can increase the likelihood for rapid career progression within college sports.


“I am really looking forward to attending this seminar and representing Georgia College,” McNeight said.  “I’m excited to further my career in collegiate athletics by taking advantage of this opportunity to learn and grow as a leader with my peers from around the country.”


McNeight will be representing Georgia College at this prestigious event among the top universities in the country.  The ELS is a three-day event that will be held in Indianapolis, Indiana Wednesday, Jan. 24.


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