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ESS Students Present at Health Sciences Scholarship Day

Twenty Exercise and Sport Science students presented posters at the second annual College of Health Sciences Scholarship Day held April 19 at the EKU Center for the Arts. The scholarly work reflected individual and student-faculty research, case studies and literature reviews in athletic training, sport management, coaching, exercise physiology, human performance and fitness.

HInerman Wins Mustaine from KAHPERD

EKU faculty member Jim Hinerman receiving the Mustaine Award from KAHPERD

     Jim Hinerman, senior clinical faculty in Eastern Kentucky University's Department of Exercise and Sport Science, has been awarded the highest honor bestowed by the Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (KAHPERD). Hinerman received the 2015 Walter H.

Exercise and Sport Science Students Showcase Scholarly Work

Graduate student Michelle Kuzma received an outstanding poster award for her poster, "Current Concussion Knowledge and Return-to-Learn Management Guidelines for Educational Professionals" at the College of Health Sciences "Celebrating Student Scholarship: Improving Kentucky's Health" event on April 30th at the EKU Center for the Arts.

Bancells Honored as Outstanding Alumnus

Richard Bancells, Head Athletic Trainer, Baltimore Orioles

 

Alumnus Bowman Making her Mark

In 2010 Kayla Bowman was a senior Physical Education major in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science. She now works for the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, a non-profit group founded by the Clinton Foundation and the American Heart Association.

Anderson Receives KAHPERD Student Major of the Year Award

Whitney Anderson, a senior Physical Education major at Eastern Kentucky University was recently selected as the Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Student Major of the Year. Whitney was nominated by her advisor for the award because she is what the profession needs in future teachers. She is very involved in student activities at EKU.

Department Welcomes Dr. Michael Lane to Faculty

The Department of Exercise and Sport Science's newest faculty member is Dr. Michael Lane. Dr. Lane hails from Missouri and recently completed his PhD from the University of Kansas. He has a Master of Science degree in nutrition and dietetics from Saint Louis University and a Bachelor of Science in Non-Comprehensive Biology from Missouri State University.

ESS Awards Outstanding Students, Faculty, Alumnus

The Department of Exercise and Sport Science held its annual Honor Awards Day ceremony on May 2, 2014 in the Moberly Building. President Michael Benson welcomed students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends as 8 outstanding student awards, 1 outstanding alumnus, 3 scholarship awards, and 3 faculty awards were handed out by Department faculty. The list of award recipients included:

Ferguson Awarded Excellence in Teaching Award

Dr. John Ferguson was awarded the Excellence in Teaching Award at its annual Honor Awards Day ceremony on May 2, 2014. Dr. Ferguson is the teacher and main advisor in the P-12 Teacher Education program and has been so for many years.

McAdam Awarded Excellence in Service Award

Dr. Marianne McAdam was awarded the Excellence in Service Award at its annual Honor Awards Day ceremony on May 2, 2014. The award was given in large part for her 25 years of work as the creator, manager, choreographer and dancer in EKU Dance Theatre. Dance Theatre is a twice annual feature production involving  4-5 shows at each of the Spring and Fall concerts.

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