The award honors distinguished professionals in the field of leisure and recreation who are considered to be a positive role model epitomizing the values and desired outcomes of recreation and demonstrates enthusiasm for the profession.
Earlier this summer, Katherine Carter ’96 served as a contact for a group of Elon students visiting her adopted country, Namibia, embodying the saying ‘once an Elon student, always an Elon student.’
The first presentation was titled: Sport Success in Three Easy Steps and was offered on Nov. 11. The second presentation was titled: The Pleasure Principle: The Biochemistry of Choice and was offered on Nov. 12.
The article by Carol Smith and Rodney Parks explored deepening experiential learning in the absence of technology and will appear in the Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning.
Elon University earns 33 badges for excellence in rankings based on the outcomes of a college education. The rankings were published Sept. 8 by USA Today and College Factual.
The grant is for the project titled "Jumpstarting a Multi-Year Health Promotion Project through Connections and Collaborations."
In this class, Associate Professor of Health and Human Performance Carol Smith discusses how there is more to the Olympic games than athletic competition and national pride.
The lessons Robert Cody ’80 learned as an Elon football player have translated to success as a high school coach.
The chapter by the associate professor of health and human performance is included in "Exploring Teachers in Fiction and Film: Saviors, Scapegoats and Schoolmarms," which was published in April.
Four faculty members and 19 retirees were honored May 11 for excellence and service to Elon.
Carol Smith, associate professor of health and human performance, presented at the SHAPE America annual convention, April 5-9, 2016.
Elon University, Davidson College and Furman University collaborated this month to host an undergraduate research forum featuring student projects that sought answers to several public health questions and concerns.
Three second-year Elon DPT students and two faculty members recently presented research at the 2015 ACSM conference held in San Diego.
Gerald Francis, executive vice president and professor of mathematics, Anne Bolin, professor of anthropology, Michael Calhoun, professor of health and human performance, and David Crowe, professor of history, will all receive emeritus status upon retirement.
Survey of student health behaviors/experiences. Link sent to students via email on Monday, April 21st. Active now through Friday, May 8th.
Elon Teaching Fellows and the School of Education co-sponsored a program that shared with future teachers advice and activities that foster more balanced and holistic lifestyles.
Amanda Tapler, senior lecturer in the Department of Health and Human Performance, and Elon students are featured in an international training film for The Jamkhed International Institute for Training & Research.
Liz Bailey in the Department of Health and Human Performance shares in regional newspapers her advice for setting realistic and obtainable goals for improving your life in the new year.
Carol Smith, associate professor of health & human performance, presents at Alabama State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.
Judy Esposito, Human Service Studies, and Resa Walch, Health and Human Performance, present at the International Society of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference.
Liz Bailey in the Department of Health and Human Performance, joined by two students studying to be physical education teachers, have teamed this year with a Burlington elementary school as part of a national initiative led by First Lady Michelle Obama.
A roundup of the most recent news from the Department of Health and Human Performance.
The grant will help build a strong, sustainable faculty learning community related to contemplative pedagogy at Elon.