Busy Summer in Store for Bowie State's Emerald Fulmore

by Bulldogs Sports Information Department 


Bowie, MD – Bowie State University Associate Athletic Director of Compliance, Emerald Fulmore, has been selected to attend the NCAA Effective Facilitation Workshop that will take place June 22-25, in San Diego, Calif. as well as the 2017 NCAA Pathway Program, June 25-30 in Indianapolis, Ind.

The NCAA engages energetic administrators and coaches, dedicated to student-athlete well-being, with training that enhances facilitation knowledge and ability, as well as develop the confidence and competence to lead large- and small-group discussions and implement activities for today's college athletes.

Annually, NCAA leadership development conducts Effective Facilitation Workshops, interactive professional development experiences where you receive personalized feedback on your specific leadership style and gain skills in active learning and engaging facilitation. After attending the workshop, you can bring your increased facilitation skill level back to campus or the conference office to create meaningful group discussions with student-athletes and run effective meetings for department staff, all with the awareness of how and when new skills are obtained.

Attendees of the workshop can also take their newly acquired skills to the national level. Many will be asked to conduct and facilitate detailed curriculum for student-athletes at the annual NCAA Student-Athlete Leadership Forum.

The Pathway Program is designed to elevate those currently in senior-level positions within athletics administration to the next step as a director of athletics. This year-long program is an intensive, experiential learning opportunity for selected participants representing NCAA Divisions I, II and III.

Since its inception in 1997, the Pathway Program (formerly the Fellows Program) has produced more than 100 alumni. Nearly 25 percent of the participants have gone on to become directors of athletics, while more than 60 percent have received promotions in their careers.

Fulmore earned her Bachelor of Science in Sports Management and Business Administration from Winston-Salem State University in 2004, where she was also president of the Sports Management Club. She earned her Master of Business Administration from Morgan State University in 2009.

Ms. Fulmore is a current member of the National Association of Collegiate Women Athletics Administrators (NACWAA), Black Women in Sports Foundation (BWSF), National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA), Minority Opportunity Athletic Association Inc. (MOAA), National Youth Sports Program (NYSP), National Association of Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated.