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College Unified – Kean Unified Sports

July 21, 2020

Kean Unified Sports began in the Fall of 2015 as a Unified soccer program with just 4 athletes. Each year, the program has continued to grow and most recently had 42 participants – 18 athletes and 24 Unified partners! Two Kean Unified Sports alumni even continue to participate in the program! The Unified Sports program…

2020 Virtual Summer Games Recap

June 29, 2020

From Monday, June 1 to Sunday, June 7, nearly 1,000 athletes, Unified partners, and coaches from across New Jersey registered and had the opportunity to train and competed in a modified version of the annual Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ) Summer Games.  Participants in this year’s Virtual Summer Games competed in 24 sport-related activities across…

Unified Champion School Spotlight- Voorhees High School

May 29, 2020

Voorhees High School’s motto “We are One School- Choose To Include” says it all! Voorhees is a school where everyone believes that inclusion is not a box to check, but a mindset to live; a true Unified Champion School! Starting with a Unified Basketball team and a small club in 2017, in just over three…

SONJ’s Virtual Summer Games is here!

May 12, 2020

Did you hear the news? Although the 2020 Summer Games at The College of New Jersey has been cancelled due to COVID-19, its spirit lives on through our incredible athletes, Unified partners, coaches, and volunteers. Join us in celebrating the Special Olympics spirit by taking part in the 2020 Virtual Summer Games! This event is open to…