Media Interviews with Dr. Charles Small to Continue This Week

After receiving significant national, regional and local media attention last week, Charles Small will make several additional media appearances this week.


Charles Small Introduced as Valpo Director of Athletics

As the unmistakable sound of the Victory Bell cut the air outside of the Athletics-Recreation Center on Thursday afternoon, even the beaming sun overhead was not as bright as the smile radiating from the face of Charles Small.


Dr. Charles Small Named Valparaiso University Director of Athletics

A dynamic rising star in collegiate athletics administration with a focus on the holistic student-athlete experience, Charles Small, Ed.D., is the next Director of Athletics at Valparaiso University, as announced by University President José D. Padilla, J.D., on Thursday, May 19, 2022. Small, who will officially assume the role on July 1 and will be Valpo’s first Black Director of Athletics, most recently spent the last four years on the athletic department’s senior staff at Iowa State University.


Valparaiso University to Announce Next Director of Athletics Thursday

Tune in Thursday morning at 11 a.m., as Valparaiso University President José D. Padilla, J.D. announces the University’s next Director of Athletics!


Athletics Holds Annual ARC Awards Ceremony Sunday Evening

For the first time in three years, Valpo Athletics student-athletes, coaches and staff were able to gather in person at the Harre Union on Sunday evening for the annual ARC Awards ceremony, celebrating the successes of this academic year and presenting the year-end awards, as voted on by the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.


Valpo Athletics Announces Annual Academic Honors

The Valparaiso University Department of Athletics announced its annual academic honors on Sunday evening at the department’s Presidential Academic Honors Banquet. President José Padilla recognized 128 student-athletes with Presidential Academic Honors.


Valpo Athletics Extends Partnership with Nike, BSN SPORTS

The Valparaiso University Department of Athletics has announced that it is extending its partnership with Nike, the world’s leading designer, marketer and distributor of athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories, and BSN SPORTS, the nation’s largest direct marketer and distributor of sporting goods to athletic institutions.


President Padilla Joins D1 Ticker

President José Padilla joined D1 Ticker to discuss his priorities for Valpo athletics and the search for the next Director of Athletics. 🗣️ "Athletics is part and parcel of our campus experience."


Athletics Set for Annual Valpo Day of Giving

Valparaiso University will hold its ninth annual Day of Giving on Wednesday, April 6, and Valpo Athletics will be raising funds to support the student-athlete experience by encouraging gifts to the Valpo Victory Fund.