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News Archives

'Live Well, Teach Well' gives education students healthy living tips

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.

Health and human performance senior lecturer and students featured in international training video

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. 

In My Words: New Year resolutions require 'SMART' approaches

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 presents Mabel C. Robinson Memorial Lecture

Carol Smith, associate professor of health & human performance, presents at Alabama State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.

Esposito and Walch present at ISSOTL

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.

Elon partners with local school to introduce '100 Mile Club'

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.

 HHP Department News

A roundup of the most recent news from the Department of Health and Human Performance.

Resa Walch and Peter Felten receive The Center for Contemplative Mind in Society Grant

The grant will help build a strong, sustainable faculty learning community related to contemplative pedagogy at Elon.

Residence hall in The Oaks named in honor of Professor Emerita Janie Poole Brown
Administrators and friends of the university gathered in the McCoy Commons patio under cloudy skies Friday morning for the dedication of four residence halls in The Oaks neighborhood.
Residence halls in The Oaks dedicated
The buildings in The Oaks neighborhood were named in honor of four emeriti faculty in recognition for their service to the university.
Carol Smith co-leads breakout session at National PE Institute 2012
Carol Smith, an associate professor of health and human performance, co-led a breakout session July 31 at the National PE Institute 2012 conference at the University of North Carolina at Asheville.
HHP faculty, students engage in scholarship, leadership and learning
Faculty members Jeffrey Milroy, Resa Walch and Liz Bailey engaged in academic and scholarly writing, grant writing and professional development during the spring semester.
Health & Human Performance faculty, students, take part in research, scholarship and leadership activities
Senior Lecturer Resa Walch, Associate Professor Carol Smith, Assistant Professor Amy Stringer and several students participated in engaged learning and service activities during the fall semester and winter term.
Elon chosen for project on public health, liberal education
Faculty recognized for campus-wide prevention efforts
Dr. Judy Esposito, associate professor of human service studies and co-chair of the Interdisciplinary Committee on Course-Based Alcohol Education, and Resa Walch, senior lecturer in Health and Human Performance and Faculty Fellow for Substance Education, sponsored an event on May 1 for faculty participants in the Faculty As Partners in Prevention campus-wide initiative.
Profesor Emerita Janie Brown featured in Thomasville (N.C.) Times
Health and Human Performance Professor Emerita Janie Brown, who now serves as president of the Board of Directors of the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame, was recently featured by the Thomasville (N.C.) Times.To read the story, click here.
CHAMPS program matches children with Elon mentors
A wellness program for local fourth and fifth graders concluded Tuesday at the Koury Athletic Center when two dozen boys learned about physical fitness and setting goals from their Elon University mentors. And if Elon junior Brett Brawerman has his way, the CHAMPS program – short for “Coaching Health and Mentoring Positive Students” – will be something colleges elsewhere can replicate.
Wake Forest University Department of Health and Exercise Science names Liz Bailey 2011 Outstanding Graduate Student Alumni
Liz Bailey, lecturer in the Department of Health and Human Performance, was selected to receive the 2011 Outstanding Graduate Student Alumni Award from Wake Forest University's Department of Health and Exercise Science.
Carol Smith presents at regional conference
Carol A. Smith, associate professor in health & human performance, recently presented two sessions at the Southern District of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance annual conference, held in Greensboro, N.C., Feb. 16-18.
Faculty member offers tips for weight loss resolutions
For many people, it just isn’t New Year’s without a traditional resolution, and “losing weight” is always a popular pledge. Elizabeth Bailey in the Department of Health and Human Performance shares advice for not just making fitness resolutions, but keeping them, in the first of an occasional series of videos where Elon University faculty members share their research and classroom expertise.
Carol Smith receives University Teacher of the Year Award at NCAAHPERD
Carol Smith, an associate professor in the Department of Health and Human Performance, received the Physical Education Association University Teacher of the Year Award at the Annual NCAAHPERD Conference held Nov. 10-13, 2010, in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Students present at conference with faculty member
The North Carolina Alliance for Athletics, Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Annual Conference was held in Winston-Salem, N.C., Nov. 10-13. Students Megan Deutschle, Morgan Bailey, Michelle Pullen, Ned Cuthbertson, Chris Harris and Stephen Rusterholz co-presented a session about dance pedagogy with Carol Smith, associate professor in the department of Health & Human Performance.
Amy Stringer presents at international conference in Cuba
Amy Stringer, assistant professor in the Department of Health and Human Performance, recently participated in The World Forum on Physical Education and School Sport on July 10 in Havana, Cuba.
Faculty and student scholarship celebrated at SURF
The annual Spring Undergraduate Research Forum on April 27, 2010, promoted and celebrated work from more than 100 students who made presentations about their scholarship in disciplines as diverse as psychology, exercise science, chemistry, public relations and economics.
Elizabeth Bailey, Amanda Tapler and Resa Walch present at the SCHA annual meeting
Health and Human Performance faculty members, Elizabeth Bailey, Amanda Tapler and Resa Walch, presented in a tutorial session at the Southern College Health Association (SCHA) Annual Meeting in March in Columbia, S.C.
Carol Smith presents and is elected chair of new council at conference
Carol Smith recently made two presentations at the Southern District Conference for the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, and was elected chair of the Council on Community Recreatoin and Outdoor Education.
Carol Smith, students present at state convention
Health and human performance faculty present poster at national conference
Lauren Martin and Resa Walch present poster at national meeting
Carol Smith presents at state convention, publishes article
Carol Smith presents at AAHPERD
French earns NCAAHPERD Honor Award
Smith elected to NC PEA presidency, presents with student
Students present dance session at state conference