April 6, 2018
National Student-Athlete Day
National Student-Athlete Day is generally recognized April 6 nationwide, but can be celebrated throughout the months of March and April at NCAA colleges and universities. The day recognizes the accomplishments of student-athletes who excel in the classroom, on the playing fields, and who give back to their community through service projects.
International Day of Sport for Development and Peace
On August 23, 2013, the the United Nations General Assembly decided to proclaim April 6 as the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace. The mission is to place sport at the service of humankind and promote a peaceful society and healthy lifestyles by associating sport with culture and education and safeguarding human dignity without any discrimination whatsoever.
National Alcohol Screening Day
National Alcohol Screening Day is an outreach, education, and screening initiative that raises awareness about harmful and dependent drinking behaviors and connects individuals who are at risk with treatment options. It is held annually on Thursday of the first full week of April. Thousands of colleges, community-based organizations, and military installations provide the program to the public each year.