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.
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).
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.
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.
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.