Dr. Shawn Cradit, Associate Professor in the Sport Health Science & Athletic Training programs at Life University (LIFE), interviewed with several schools before coming to work at LIFE in March 2019 because she felt at home. “The campus really stuck out to me. It wasn’t so big that you felt like you were going to get lost. When I got home, and I was talking to my boyfriend and my sisters, I just kept coming back to how the campus was intimate.”
LIFE U WOMEN’S RUGBY CAPTAIN SPIFF SEDRICK NAMED MA SORENSON AWARD WINNER
Marietta, Georgia, May 7, 2020 – Life University women’s rugby senior captain Spiff Sedrick was recently named the 2020 MA Sorensen Award winner, which is given to the best women’s collegiate rugby player in America.
“A typical day is always busy. We don’t go nine to five, we often work 12 to 16-hour days. We’ve got to love our families and spouses and kids for understanding that,” said Sam Clark, Head Coach for Women’s Soccer at Life University, describing her average day at work. “But there is no typical day, and I think that is one of the most intriguing and most wonderful things about athletics – it’s always a new challenge.”
LIFE UNIVERSITY SWIMMING POSTS HISTORIC WEEKEND AT NAIA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
Knoxville, Tennessee, March 9, 2020 – The Life University women’s and men’s swimming programs continued to climb in national placement this weekend at the 2020 NAIA National Championships hosted by the University of Tennessee’s Allan Jones Aquatic Center. The weekend was headlined with Life U’s first ever National Runner-Up in freshman Dora Reizinger.
With the goal of winning Nationals in mind, Vidallon created a simple cardboard sign as an inspirational daily reminder. “It helped me think, ‘You are enough; you can achieve these things,’” she recalled. “Winning [a national championship] was really special to me because every single day, I was working so hard toward that goal. It was definitely an amazing experience for sure.”
In many ways, Mack Beggs is a typical college student. The 20-year-old is a sophomore at Life University and a student-athlete on the Life U men’s wrestling team, competing for the first season at the collegiate level after redshirting last year. Mack is also Health Science major, studying hard to excel academically.
LIFE UNIVERSITY WOMEN’S WRESTLING TAKES SECOND PLACE AT WCWA CHAMPIONSHIPS
Marietta, Georgia, February 11, 2020 – The Life University women’s wrestling team brought home second place from the WCWA Championships over the weekend as sophomore Julia Vidallon captured the program’s first WCWA National Championship at 123 lbs.
LIFE UNIVERSITY BUSINESS PROFESSORS PRESENT AT DECA STATE CAREER DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE
Marietta, Georgia, February 4, 2020 – Life University (LIFE) was one of the sponsors of the Georgia DECA State Career Development Conference January 30-February 1, 2020 at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta. LIFE Adjunct Professor of Business Dr. Marla Thompson, Assistant Professor of Business and Business Program Coordinator Marie A. Powell and Assistant Professor of Business Ronald G. Ware also gave presentations on leadership during the three-day event.
LIFE UNIVERSITY WOMEN’S WRESTLING SET TO HOST WCWA NATIONALS AND PAN AMERICAN OLYMPIC QUALIFIER
Marietta, Georgia, January 31, 2020 – The Life University women’s wrestling team will officially host the WCWA National Championships at the Cobb County Civic Center in Marietta, Georgia on February 7-8, 2020. The event will also play host to a special wrestle-off for the women’s freestyle Pan American Olympic Qualifier spots.