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Health, Physical Education & Recreation

Professor Lives her Adventurous Dream

2019-09-05T11:57:25-05:00September 5th, 2019|Campus News, College of Professional Studies, Health, Physical Education & Recreation, Magazine|

Just 320 days after surgery for a brain aneurism, Dr. Linda Oakleaf, assistant professor of health, physical education and recreation, participated in a two-day, 52-mile Harbor to Harbor hike in California, trekking from Oceanside to San Diego. “I’m really glad I did it in spite of the fact that my [...]

Eleven Honored at Awards Banquet

2019-06-12T10:24:52-05:00January 7th, 2019|Alumni Profiles, Art, Biology, Chemistry, Communication & Journalism, Craig School of Business, Engineering Technology, English & Modern Languages, Graduate Studies, Health, Physical Education & Recreation, MWSU Foundation, Psychology, School of Fine Arts, School of Nursing & Health Professions, Uncategorized|

Eleven alumni and friends were honored at the Alumni Association’s 36th annual banquet Homecoming weekend. Congratulations! Dr. Keith Evans Keith Evans ’78 MD, PT, DPT Distinguished Alumni Award Dr. Keith Evans, a former Griffon linebacker, is CEO/Director and owner of the Atlanta Human Performance Center, a facility offering [...]

HPER Creates New Lab and Upgrades Another

2019-06-12T10:24:52-05:00September 12th, 2018|Campus News, College of Professional Studies, Health, Physical Education & Recreation, MWSU Foundation|

There’s a new look in the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, making its hands-on labs more appealing and even more functional than before. The Looney Complex now contains a new Personal and Commercial Fitness Lab and a remodeled Health and Exercise Science Lab with new equipment. Dr. Justin [...]

Hurricane catastrophe times three: Seven alumni share their experiences with Harvey, Irma and Maria  

2019-06-12T10:24:54-05:00May 8th, 2018|Biology, Chemistry, Craig School of Business, Features, Health, Physical Education & Recreation|

Three major hurricanes, Harvey, Irma and Maria, hit the Carribbean and southern United States within a few weeks, causing loss of life, injuries and billions in damages. We spoke with several alumni in those areas who were affected, and what follows is an accounting of their experiences with the storms. [...]

Campus Kudos

2019-06-12T10:24:54-05:00May 8th, 2018|Academic Affairs, Art, Biology, Campus News, Center for Entrepreneurship, Communication & Journalism, Craig School of Business, Health, Physical Education & Recreation, Music, School of Fine Arts, Student Government Association|

For the third year in a row, students in Dr. William Russell’s Research Methods course won the McSwegin Research Award at the Missouri Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Convention in Lake Ozark, Missouri. Student winners in 2017 were Miranda Migletz, Paige Mathews and Camile Banez. Honors student [...]

Serving our country with honor

2019-06-12T10:24:56-05:00January 5th, 2018|College of Professional Studies, Criminal Justice, Legal Studies & Social Work, Engineering Technology, Features, Health, Physical Education & Recreation, Military Science/ROTC, Western Institute|

Missouri Western assists veterans Several campuswide initiatives to serve veterans and active-duty military have resulted in a prestigious recognition, a course held on an air base, a new partnership and a more military-friendly University. The efforts have been led by Dr. Gordon Mapley and Mary Marston in the Western Institute. [...]

New Options and Agreements Prepare Students for Careers

2019-06-12T10:23:54-05:00September 7th, 2017|Campus News, Health, Physical Education & Recreation|

Two initiatives in the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation mean greater opportunities for students and better preparation for their careers. This fall, the department began offering a new concentration for its physical education degree – Personal and Commercial Fitness. And, department personnel recently signed articulation agreements with the [...]

Faculty Excellence: A Hallmark of Missouri Western

2019-06-12T10:23:54-05:00September 7th, 2017|Academic Affairs, Biology, Campus News, College of Liberal Arts and Science, College of Professional Studies, Criminal Justice, Legal Studies & Social Work, Faculty Excellence, Health Information Management, Health, Physical Education & Recreation, Music, Psychology, School of Fine Arts, School of Nursing & Health Professions|

Fulbright Scholar and Fulbright Specialist Two legal studies faculty members were selected to teach as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Fulbright Scholar Program. Joanne Katz, professor of legal studies, received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to Vietnam to teach mediation and restorative justice this fall. David Tushaus, [...]