Congratulations to Jenny Flynn for receiving the first American Kinesiology Association National Writing Award. Jenny was chosen from all writing award nominees from AKA member departments across the country. She is currently completing her PhD in exercise physiology, working with Dr. Coe. Jenny’s publication that earned her this award was titled: Detecting indoor and outdoor environments using the ActiGraph GT3X+ light sensor in children.
Congratulations to Marcus Amos, a second year doctoral student in Sport Management will be representing our department at the Fifth International Conference on Sport and Society in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 16-17 July, 2014 (see http://sportandsociety.com/the-conference/graduate-scholar-awards). Marcus was named one of 10 Graduate Scholars who will be teaching and presenting research at the conference. He will be presenting his research on pill addiction and college athletes. Marcus is begin advised by Dr. Waller.
Congratulations to Hal Wilson, 2014 Chancellor’s Graduate Teaching Award winner. Each year, campus-wide only three GTAs receive this honor. Hal is in the final stages of his dissertation research in socio-cultural studies of sport with Dr. Dzikus advising. Hal has already accepted an Assistant Professor, tenure-track position at Georgia Southern University.