Student-Athlete Allies Group to Host “Amplifying People of Color” Panel Thursday

Valparaiso University’s Student-Athlete Allies group will host a Zoom panel on “Amplifying People of Color” on Thursday, Feb. 4 at 8 p.m. CT to discuss the experiences of people of color throughout their time on campus. The purpose of this event is to spread awareness of the injustices that occur and ultimately work to find ways we can uplift and amplify people of color in our community.


Valpo Athletics Announces Reimagined #oneVALPO Promise

The Valparaiso University Department of Athletics has unveiled its reimagined #oneVALPO promise, the product of the department’s “I Still Promise” initiative.


Valpo Athletics Launches Victory for Valpo

Valparaiso University director of athletics Mark LaBarbera announced today the launch of Victory for Valpo to address the financial impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on Valpo Athletics.


Home Valpo Athletics Events to Remain Closed to Public

As Valpo Athletics starts to welcome teams back to campus in anticipation of the start of their spring seasons, the department announced that all home athletic events will continue to remain closed to the public until further notice due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.


Quintin Smidzik Added to Valpo Sports Medicine Staff

Head Athletic Trainer Nate Twedt has announced the addition of Quintin Smidzik (MEd, LAT, ATC) to the Valparaiso University Sports Medicine staff. Smidzik will serve as the athletic trainer for the Valpo softball program.


Valpo Athletics Boasts Strong Semester in Classroom

The Valparaiso University Department of Athletics continued its run of academic success this semester with another strong performance in the classroom.


Seven Valpo Programs Boast Perfect Graduation Success Rates

The Valparaiso University Department of Athletics continued its trend of academic success this week as the NCAA released its most recent Graduation Success Rate (GSR) data. Valpo owns an 89 percent GSR, its best rate since also posting a GSR of 89 in 2013-14.


Valpo Athletics Welcomes Lanie Steinwart as FAR

Valparaiso University Director of Athletics Mark LaBarbera has announced that Lanie Steinwart has taken over as the department’s Faculty Athletics Representative.


Valpo Athletics Announces ‘I Still Promise’ Initiative

The Valparaiso University Department of Athletics has announced plans to reimagine the #oneVALPO promise to reflect the thoughts, needs and priorities of the current student-athletes, administrators, coaches and staff members.