General Department News

Tartan Athletics Club Adds Two to Board of Directors
Tartan Athletics Club Adds Two to Board of Directors

September 08, 2022

Two Carnegie Mellon alumni have joined the Tartan Athletics Club Board of Directors, as they will provide continued leadership and insight. Joining the Board in 2022 are Jackie (Guevel) Harrison and Joshua Kimball will join a Board that has made a significant impact on the Carnegie Mellon Athletics program since its inception in August 2012.

CMU Athletics Receives Leadership Commitment to Establish DEI Endowed Fund
CMU Athletics Receives Leadership Commitment to Establish DEI Endowed Fund

August 09, 2022

Carnegie Mellon has received a $1.25 million commitment to establish an endowed fund supporting diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives within the athletics department. The gift, which is from an anonymous donor, was made in honor of former head football coach Rich Lackner.

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Shea Little Hired as Strength & Conditioning Assistant

July 28, 2022

The Carnegie Mellon University Department of Athletics has hired Shea Little to be the Tartans’ assistant strength and conditioning coach to work alongside Alan DeGennaro, the director of strength and conditioning for the Tartans for the past 12 years.

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Terrence Stanton Hired as Coordinator of Events & Facilities

July 20, 2022

The Carnegie Mellon University Department of Athletics has hired Terrence Stanton to be the Tartans’ Coordinator of Events and Facilities. The position was made possible through the NCAA ethnic minorities and women’s internship grant, as well as a newly-established endowed fund that supports diversity, equity and inclusion within the athletics department. Stanton will play a lead role in the successful execution of home contests for several varsity sports, coordination of day-to-day operations and maintenance needs of athletic facilities, as well as develop and implement a promotional strategy for varsity athletics.

Kim Kelly Promoted to Senior Associate Director of Athletics
Kim Kelly Promoted to Senior Associate Director of Athletics

July 14, 2022

Carnegie Mellon University Director of Athletics Josh Centor has announced the promotion of Kim Kelly to Senior Associate Director of Athletics. Kelley was named Assistant Director of Athletics in 2015 before moving into the role of Associate Director of Athletics in 2018.

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Hunter Poust Joins Recreation Staff

July 12, 2022

The Carnegie Mellon University Department of Athletics has hired Hunter Poust as the assistant coordinator of recreation.

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Carnegie Mellon Athletics Earns Best-Ever Finish in Final Division III Learfield Directors’ Cup Standings

June 16, 2022

The Carnegie Mellon University Department of Athletics finished 15th in the 2021-22 Division III Learfield Directors’ Cup standings, as announced by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA). Carnegie Mellon totaled 725.75 points to record its highest finish in the 27-year history of the Learfield Directors’ Cup. Following the 2017-18 school year, Carnegie Mellon was 23rd. The Tartans are one of four University Athletic Association institutions to crack the top 15 in the standings.

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Carnegie Mellon Unveils Third Athletics Hall of Fame Class

June 08, 2022

Four individuals and one team will be enshrined in the Carnegie Mellon University Athletics Hall of Fame, as the new class of Tartan legends was announced today.

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Tartans Prove Excellence is Possible in All Arenas

June 07, 2022

After one of the most successful years in Tartan history with 13 programs earning bids to the NCAA Championships, the Carnegie Mellon University student-athletes continued their excellence in the classroom as well. For the spring, 141 student-athletes posted a 4.0 grade-point average (GPA) with 62 percent earning a 3.50 GPA or better.

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Graduating Class Celebrated at Annual Athletics Banquet

May 05, 2022

The Carnegie Mellon University Department of Athletics hosted its annual awards banquet on Wednesday, May 4 to celebrate the year and the accomplishments of the senior student-athletes. The event was hosted in Simmons Auditorium in the Tepper Quad.

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Carnegie Mellon University Launches Sideline Store with BSN

April 18, 2022

The Carnegie Mellon University Department of Athletics has launched a new sideline store through BSN SPORTS featuring Nike apparel.

Carnegie Mellon Ranks 24th in Final Learfield Directors’ Cup Winter Standings
Carnegie Mellon Ranks 24th in Final Learfield Directors’ Cup Winter Standings

April 11, 2022

The Carnegie Mellon University Department of Athletics is 24th in the final winter Division III Learfield Directors’ Cup standings, as announced by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA). Carnegie Mellon totaled 410.75 points through the fall and winter seasons, marking its highest ranking in the 27-year history of the Learfield Directors’ Cup following the winter. The Tartans are one of five University Athletic Association institutions to crack the top 25 in the standings, with all eight institutions finishing among the top 65.

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CMU Athletics COVID-19 FAQs and Spectator Policy – Updated March 28

March 28, 2022

The following FAQ document is intended to serve as a resource for the Carnegie Mellon Athletics community. It will be updated as more information becomes available.

Carnegie Mellon University Athletics Announces Departmental Promotions
Carnegie Mellon University Athletics Announces Departmental Promotions

March 24, 2022

Andy Girard, Monica Harrison and Stefanie Santo, three members of the Carnegie Mellon University athletics department, have received promotions to assistant director roles as announced by Director of Athletics Josh Centor. Girard will take on the title of Assistant Director of Athletics for Leadership and Development Programs; Harrison, Assistant Director of Athletics for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI); and Santo, Assistant Director of Athletics for Business Operations.

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105 Carnegie Mellon Student-Athletes Earn Winter Academic Honors

March 21, 2022

A total of 105 Carnegie Mellon University student-athletes were named to the University Athletic Association’s (UAA) All-Academic Recognition list for the winter sports teams, as announced Monday, March 21.