Blair Presents Two Papers at International Conference

Dr. Ellie Blair presented two papers titled, “Connecting school leaders’ role to teacher leader’s agency: Narratives from England, Jamaica and USA” and “Those who can, teach and work two jobs:  Teacher moonlighting in Jamaica” at International Educational Administration & Leadership Conference-Jamaica in Kingston, Jamaica on March 8, 2019.

Schultz Publishes Article

Dr. Callie Schultz, faculty member in the Parks and Recreation Management Program, along with Dr. Eric Legg, faculty at Arizona State, have published an article in Leisure Sciences, titled, “A/r/tography: At the Intersection of Art, Leisure, and Science. They argue that as a field of scholars who value new ways of knowing and embracing experiential education, using a/r/tography as a lens through which to explore lived, dreamed, and not-yet-imagined experience represents a valuable methodological addition to the leisure literature.

Class Completes Sensitivity Training

Students in Leigh Hilger’s Physical Activity and Aging course (HPE 365), completed the Area Agency on Aging’s Sensitivity Training in January.  The program included discussion and hands-on activities to gain understanding of the physical challenges older adults may experience, from arthritis in the hands to changes in vision.

HPE Faculty Present at NAKHE

Health and Physical Education faculty members, Drs. Bob Beaudet, Resa Chandler, Amy Stringer, Gayle Wells, and Tom Watterson, presented at the annual meeting for the National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education (NAKHE), in Savannah GA from January 9-12, 2019.

VonDohlen Publishes Article


Dr. Heidi Von Dohlen, faculty member in the Department of Human Services, has published an article in the International Journal of Teacher Leadership, titled, “Teachers’ Self-Reported Leadership Behaviors in Formal and Informal Situations.” Read the whole article here:

Bobilya Selected as Affiliate Faculty


Dr. Andrew Bobilya was recently selected to serve as an Affiliate Faculty Member in the Kurt Hahn Consortium for Values and Experiential Education at Penn State University. The Consortium is a central hub to connect research, practice and policy with a focus on all aspects of Hahn’s legacy organizations. It is  comprised of leaders from around the world with a unique expertise in working, researching and thinking about Hahn’s legacy organizations. Dr. Bobilya has focused his research efforts in part on outcomes related to participation in Outward Bound programming which Hahn founded in 1941.