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Palm Beach Atlantic Agrees to Provisional Membership with SSC

WINTER PARK, Fla. (Conference News) – The Sunshine State Conference (SSC) has received official acceptance from Palm Beach Atlantic University to become a provisional member of the conference beginning July 1, 2014. Palm Beach Atlantic joins Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, who will also become a provisional member this July. “On...  read more

Buccaneers Team With Make-A-Wish® To Grant Gustavo His Dream

MIAMI SHORES, Fla. – Barry University was able to help grant the wish of a local child battling a life-threatening medical condition in a special Make-A-Wish® reveal event Saturday at its homecoming basketball games. Barry's efforts raising funds and hosting this celebration helped Make-A-Wish send Gustavo, a Miami-area kid, to visit one...  read more

Volleyball Visits Everglades for Cleanup Project

When Barry University volleyball coach Steve Hendricks moved to Florida he was amazed by the natural beauty and preserved wildlife that surrounds South Florida. After a trip to Shark Valley, a national park in the Everglades, he perceived there may be a need for volunteers to help maintain its splendor. What he discovered was that the government's...  read more

40 Buccaneers Named To The Fall 2013 SSC Commissioner's Honor Roll

WINTER PARK, Fla.–A record number 468 student-athletes, including 40 Barry Buccaneers, were named to the Sunshine State Conference Fall Commissioner's Honor Roll for the 2013 fall semester, announced Thursday by Commissioner Ed Pasque. A total of 70 student-athletes carried a perfect 4.00 grade-point average for the fall semester.The Bucs...  read more

SSC Tops in Academic Success 7th Straight Year

SAN DIEGO – For the seventh-straight year, the Sunshine State Conference posted the top NCAA Division II Academic Success Rate. The Academic Success Rate (ASR) for all 24 Division II conferences was released at the NCAA Convention held in San Diego in January. SSC member institutions posted an ASR of 86 percent again to lead all conferences....  read more

Eule Earns Women's Basketball Academic All-South Region

MIAMI SHORES, Fla.-- Barry University senior women's basketball guard Colette Eule was named to the College Sports Information Directors of America/Capital One Academic All-South Region Team released Thursday. Eule, a 5-10 guard from Lutz, Fla., has a 3.87 GPA in biology. She has been a member of the university's Dean's List every semester and...  read more

Fivelstad Earns Men's Basketball Academic Honor

MIAMI SHORES, Fla. -- Barry University senior men's basketball player Magne Fivelstad was named to the College Sports Information Directors of America/Capital One Academic All-District Team released Thursday. Fivelstad, a 6-foot-6, 200-pound forward from Bergen, Norway, has a 3.78 grade point average in f  read more

Women's Basketball Volunteers at Miami Rescue Mission

MIAMI—The Barry women's basketball team completed their spring service project on Tuesday, Jan. 7, at the Miami Rescue Mission. The team and coaches helped with food preparation and then served over 100 lunches to the homeless. “Part of Barry University's mission is to serve others and it was rewarding to see our student-athletes with smiles...  read more

Covone Dedicates Entire Career to Barry

MIAMI SHORES, Fla. -- Michael L. Covone sat in his office preparing to take a phone call. "I'm not the most important person," Barry University's Director of Athletics said. Always one to deflect credit away from himself to others, Covone has done so much for Buccaneer athletics over the 30-year history of the program. From his soccer  read more

SSC Welcomes Embry-Riddle as New Member

WINTER PARK, Fla. – The Sunshine State Conference (SSC) has received official acceptance from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University to become a provisional member of the conference beginning July 1, 2014. "The Sunshine State Conference is excited that Embry-Riddle has accepted our conference's offer of provisional membership," said SSC...  read more

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