April 1, 2013
On the Wednesday prior to Spring Break the staff of the Student-Athlete Affairs Department arrived at Bierman Field Athletic Building and promptly changed into their uniform for the day: maroon medical scrubs emblazoned with the University of Minnesota logo.
For the day they would be serving as the Resume Doctors, performing procedures varying from minor check-ups to major surgeries on the resumes of student-athletes. A fully functional tailgating “fanbulance” was donated for the day by a community member and stood parked outside the building for the duration of the event.
Student-athlete volunteers staffed the vehicle, distributing hot chocolate and drawing in patients to the event utilizing the sirens and loudspeaker.
Inside the building student-athletes engaged in one-on-one meetings with staff members, collaborating to improve and perfect their resumes for upcoming summer job and internship applications.
Appointments ranged from 5 to 35 minutes in length, and by the end of the day more than 15 student-athletes left with improved resumes and the confidence needed to seek out summer employment.
Gopher Athletics Host Varsity REPS Program
A new collaboration between the Office of Student-Athlete Development and the M Club began last week as the Varsity REPS program held its inaugural event.
Gopher Athletics Continues to Excel in NCAA's Recent APR Awards
The Gophers had a public-institution best 11 athletic programs receive Academic Progress Rates (APR) Public Recognition Awards.
2017 Golden Goldys Handed Out
University of Minnesota volleyball and men’s basketball teams highlighted the 2017 Golden Goldys, held tonight at TCF Bank Stadium.