Sir Alex Ferguson joins Harvard University

    Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has agreed to take up a “long-term teaching position” in executive education at Harvard. The 72-year-old, who left his post as manager at Old Trafford last summer after 26 years in charge, will lecture in the Ivy League University’s new programme entitled The Business of Entertainment, Media and Sports, starting in May. It comes less than seven months after Ferguson’s blueprint for managerial success was included in the October edition of Harvard Business Review. “I’m delighted to have the opportunity and privilege to contribute to such a respected centre of excellence,” Ferguson said. “The time I have already spent at Harvard has been a stimulating experience and I look forward to … Continued

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Former Client Progress, Jonny MacAdam

  Check out this video of former FPUSA client, Jonny MacAdam currently studying & playing soccer at Grand View University.   If you’d like to study and play sport in America then apply to FirstPointUSA today!  

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Mitch Conning First Season Iowa Central
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Mitch Conning expiereinced a great first season at Iowa Central. He’s kindly sent us his soccer highlight video from the matches during his season. Mitch went out to Iowa in 2013 and we have been keeping up to date with his season on the Triton website. Follow Mitch on twitter at @mitchconning1 for updates on life in the USA. You can also follow the Iowa Central Tritons at @ICTritons If you’d like to apply for a soccer scholarship then apply to FirstPointUSA today!      

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University Of The Month – Cayuga Community College
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University Of The Month – Cayuga Community College Cayuga Community College was founded under the sponsorship of the Auburn City School District in 1953 as Auburn Community College; the College officially changed its name to Cayuga County Community College in 1975 when Cayuga County assumed sponsorship The Auburn campus is in Cayuga County, in the heart of New York State’s Finger Lakes region. The Fulton campus offers residents of Oswego County and surrounding areas a wide array of courses, including several complete degree programs, within easy commuting distance. Cayuga has the option of studying the following degree programs – Accounting Broadcasting and Electronic Media Business Administration Computer Technologies Criminal Justice Early Childhood Education Electrical Technologies Geographic Information Systems Health Sciences … Continued

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Which US College Sports Teams Produce the Largest Profits?

Which US College Sports Teams Produce the Largest Profits? Rank School Revenue Expenses Profit 1 University of Texas (Football) $93,942,815     $25,112,331 $68,830,484 2 Univ. of Georgia (Football) $70,838,539 $18,308,654 $52,529,885 3 Penn State Univ. (Football) $70,208,584 $19,780,939 $50,427,645 4 Univ. of Michigan (Football) $63,189,417 $18,328,233 $44,861,184 5 Univ. of Florida (Football) $68,715,750 $24,457,557 $44,258,193 6 Louisiana State Univ. (Football) $68,819,806 $25,566,520 $43,253,286 7 Univ. of Alabama (Football) $71,884,525 $31,118,134 $40,766,391 8 Univ. of Tennessee (Football) $56,593,946 $17,357,345 $39,236,601 9 Auburn Univ. (Football) $66,162,720 $27,911,713 $38,251,007 10 University of Oklahoma (Football) $58,295,888 $20,150,769 $38,145,119 11 Univ. of South Carolina (Football) $58,266,159 $22,794,211 $35,471,948 12 Notre Dame (Football) $64,163,063 $29,490,788 $34,672,275 13 University of Nebraska (Football) $49,928,228 $17,843,849 $32,084,379 14 … Continued

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2013-14 NAIA Women’s Swimming & Diving Coaches’ Poll – No. 2

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Defending national champion Oklahoma Baptist sits atop the NAIA Women’s Swimming & Diving Coaches’ Poll, the national office announced Thursday. The Bison earned all five first-place votes and 30 total points to claim their third all-time No. 1 ranking. Since the program’s inception during the 2011-12 season, Oklahoma Baptist has been ranked among the top three in all 10 coaches’ polls. The Bison have placed first in four meets this season and own dual event wins over NCAA Division II Colorado School of Mines and NCAA Division III Southwestern (Texas). Oklahoma Baptist owns the top time in three-of-five relays: the 200 Free, 400 Free and 400 Medley, and also boasts the top individual times in several … Continued

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Former Client Liam Doyle Wins All-American Award!

This past weekend, Liam Doyle was awarded NSCAA All-American and he was also awarded Academic All-American.  Liam attended the NSCAA soccer convention in Philadelphia, PA.  The pictures attached are from the NSCAA All-American luncheon.  Attendance during the All-American luncheon was just under 2,000.  After graduating from Cincinnati State this coming spring, Liam will be transferring to Ohio State to continue his education and to play soccer for the Ohio State Buckeyes.   Congratulations Liam from all at FirstPointUSA! You can check out Liam’s FirstPointUSA footage here    

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