Jan 6th, 2011 @ 11:27 am | Author:
VCSU named Champions of Character Five Star Institution
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has again selected Valley City State University as an NAIA "Champions of Character" Five Star Institution for 2009-10.

Valley City State University Champions of Character representative Gregg Horner states, "We are proud to receive this honor again this year. Our students, faculty, staff and administration are very deserving of this honor. We are grateful for the support from Valley City and our athletics program will continue to work to make a positive impact in our community."

The Champions of Character program is designed to instill an understanding of character values in sport and provide practical tools for student-athletes, coaches and parents to use in modeling exemplary character traits.

Launched by the NAIA in 2000, the Champions of Character program addresses character issues more comprehensively than any other national program for youth. The program currently reaches hundreds of thousands of students on nearly 300 college and university campuses in North America and extends into their surrounding communities.

The Champions of Character Core Values:

- Respect
- Responsibility
- Integrity
- Servant Leadership
- Sportsmanship

Valley City State University (VCSU) prepares people for life through visionary leadership and exemplary practices in teaching, learning and service. VCSU is nationally acclaimed for attracting and retaining talented individuals who advance quality learning opportunities and economic growth through technology and innovation.