Inside Look

Exercise & Sport Science Grad Delivered Undergraduate Commencement Speech to College of Health Sciences: CHS Speaker Thanks Faculty for Guidance

Melissa Bellamy Commencement Address

Approximately 17,000 students attend Eastern Kentucky University. To some, that number may just be another statistic, but to many incoming freshmen, it can be overwhelming, at first.

Aaron Sciascia,MS, ATC, CES Elected to President-Elect of ASSET

EKU's newest addition to the Exercise & Sport Science Faculty member in the  Athletic Training Program, Aaron Sciascia, was nominated and elected as President-Elect of the American Society of Shoulder and Elbow Therapists (ASSET) at their most recent meeting.

Master's of Science in Athletic Training Recieves National Accreditaton from Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education CAATE

From Bachelor's to Master's: The Degree Saga Concludes for EKU AT Program

On May 1, 2015, EKU’s Athletic Training Program began the process of transitioning from a BS in AT to a MS in AT degree by seeking a substantive change in degree from the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).

Dr. Eric J. Fuchs, ATC, EMT named New Chair in The Department of Exercise & Sport Science


Effective July 1st, 2016, the department of Exercise & Sports Science welcomes a new department chair as Dr. Eric J. Fuchs succeeds Dr. Jack Rutherford, who has served the department with distinction as faculty member and chair for twenty years. 

Dept. Exercise & Sport Science holds Inaugral MS in AT Clinical Induction Ceremony

The inaugral cohort in the MS in AT program at Eastern Kentucky University participated in EKU's first ever MS in AT Clinical Induction Ceremony. Many healthcare professionals participate in similar traditions, marking the  readiness of students to begin the educational process that includes patient care.

ESS Faculty Receive Excellence Awards

Joel Cormier received the Excellence in Service award from Chair Jack Rutherford

Four Department of Exercise and Sport Science faculty received excellence awards at the Department's annual Honor Awards Day ceremony on May 13. Dr. Matt Sabin received the Excellence in Advising Award. The award is voted by the students, who cited Dr. Sabin's caring nature and attentiveness.