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We like the sand in this at college in Georgia -- taking a bold step to transform its on campus wellness program at Spelman College.
Which historically has been a school for black women.
There are now planning to strap scrap rather their NCAA athletics program.
And use that money to benefit the entire student body Elizabeth brand live from Atlanta -- on -- hi Elizabeth.
Hi Jamie you're right this isn't -- cut the division three athletic program could potentially benefit all 2100 students on campus.
And the president of the college says she's getting a lot of increase about the transition.
The time is running out for the Spelman College -- -- Sophomore in Burbank snows this will be her last year as a division three athletes it's it's -- -- -- -- In fact this is the last year for all NCAA conference court that found that.
The historically black women's college in Atlanta college president doctor Beverly Tatum decided to shift funds used for uniforms referees and travel.
Two will wellness program for all 2100 spelman students.
Since the announcements have been made other colleges have contacted me to say we're in just in what you're doing we'd like to know more.
Health statistics show that four out of five African American women are considered obese the highest rate of any group in the U -- Our students most of whom are African American women.
Are twice as likely to become diabetic.
More likely just experience heart attack or stroke in their lifetime.
Parents -- will renovate its athletic complex into a state video art fitness center complete with -- guidance fitting rooms with the running track.
Students will learn about healthy food choices an overall wellness.
For the hardcore athletes there will still be in Ramiro leaks athletics -- in bills -- game.
And it really builds discipline and whatever you do in life.
And Jamie -- -- to tell us that she is in in this become tradition of being a.
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