Orange will leverage Teamworks Academics to help student-athletes achieve more in the classroom
DURHAM, NC – [Tuesday, January 22, 2019] – Teamworks, the leading athlete engagement platform for collegiate and professional organizations, is pleased to announce a partnership with the Syracuse University athletic department. In addition to streamlining athletics and team-related logistics with Teamworks’ core offering, Syracuse will utilize Teamworks Academics to improve academic performance and outcomes as well.
“We’re excited to partner with Teamworks to better connect every member of our department,” said John Wildhack, Director of Athletics at Syracuse. “Preparing our student-athletes for success in every facet of their lives – in the classroom, in competition and in their future careers – is our top priority. With the addition of Teamworks Academics, we will have all of our resources on a single platform for student-athletes.”
Syracuse is also part of the Teamworks Academics Advisory Board, providing key feedback on the development of the product. The module, which will launch in Summer 2019, allows academic advisors to operate more efficiently and maximize time spent with student-athletes.
“We look forward to providing our student-athletes with a more individualized experience through Teamworks Academics,” said Tommy Powell, Assistant Provost for Student-Athlete Academic Development at Syracuse. “Teamworks Academics will be vital in helping us achieve one of our primary goals of reducing student-athlete stress by giving them more control of their academic success.”
The Orange join more than 1,800 NCAA Division I teams that use Teamworks to more deeply engage with student-athletes through simplified logistics and efficient communication.
“We’re proud to welcome the entire Syracuse department to the Teamworks Family,” said Zach Maurides, CEO and Founder of Teamworks. “We appreciate the Orange being a part of our Academics Advisory Board and look forward to continuing to work with them to deliver an academics solution built for student-athletes.”
Teamworks is the leading athlete engagement platform, empowering more than 2,500 clients around the world to better connect and collaborate by simplifying their internal processes. Based in Durham, North Carolina, and founded in 2004, Teamworks continues to invest heavily in technology and expand the team to respond to the increasing customer demand. Organizations that depend on Teamworks to create a culture of communication and accountability include more than 1,800 NCAA Division I programs including every Autonomous Conference institution; professional teams in the NFL, MLB, NBA and NHL; collegiate and professional conferences; and national governing bodies. Visit www.teamworks.com for more information.
About Syracuse University
Syracuse University is a private, international research university with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York state, with a global footprint and nearly 150 years of history, Syracuse University offers a quintessential college experience, as well as innovative online learning environments. The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths. At Syracuse University, we offer a choice of more than 200 majors and 100 minors offered through 13 schools and colleges and 18 online degree programs. We have more than 15,000 undergraduates and 7,500 graduate students, more than a quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries and a student population from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. For more information, please visit syracuse.edu.