james preston, keith dils, wendy fagan, bob and pam arnhold and matt aaron

For its work in championing inclusion of athletes with intellectual disabilities through sports and providing critical resources and program support, Special Olympics Pennsylvania named Slippery Rock University its first "Unified Sports Center of Excellence" Nov. 15. The recognition was part of SOP's Youth Summit, a day-long leadership program for western Pennsylvania students with and without intellectual disabilities. (From left) James Preston, assistant dean of College of Education; Keith Dils, dean of College of Education; Wendy Fagan, instructor of physical and health education; Robert Arnhold, professor of physical and health education; Pamela Arnhold, assistant professor of physical health and education; and Matt Aaron, chief executive officer, Special Olympics of Pennsylvania.