UCLABruins.com: Title IX

As part of the re-opening ceremonies for Pauley Pavilion, UCLA honored its unequaled history in women’s athletics, honoring 40 years of Title IX.

“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.”

Female athletes from the full span of UCLA Athletics history gathered in Pauley Pavilion and mingled in the Pavilion Club prior to Saturday’s women’s basketball season opener against San Diego State. The large crowd of former student-athletes, coaches and friends, was welcomed by Senior Associate Athletic Director/Senior Woman Administrator Petrina Long, Chancellor Gene Block, and Director of Athletics Dan Guerrero. Read more…

About Amy Symons Hughes

I spent 14 years working in professional and (mostly) collegiate Sports Information/Media Relations offices. Now I am a freelance writer, primarily covering softball, women's basketball and mens & women's swimming and diving for NCAA.com. I have worked full-time in five NCAA Division I Conferences (4 BCS Conferences) and with National Coaching Associations, and I am the media coordinator for the Cathedral City Classic softball tournament.
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