At a socially distanced ceremony outside Hopwood Hall on Thursday afternoon, Associate Provost Dr. Chip Walton announced the winners of this year’s faculty awards.
health and physical education
More than a dozen young children zipped around at the center of Turner Gymnasium one recent morning, each one trying to snatch colored bean bags from the floor without getting caught by the “Angry Chef.” Their laughter, smiles, and energy were infectious. After a few minutes, the University of Lynchburg students leading the exercise corralled […]
Rob Kaiser ’13 feels lucky to be teaching physical education in Tulsa, Oklahoma. “I get to teach 800 of the best kids in the world,” he said. “I teach alongside some of the greatest educators in the world, and in a district that strives to create educational equity; which is life changing every day.” Apparently, […]
The Society of Health and Physical Educators has selected Morgan Singer ’16 as a Major of the Year, an annual award that recognizes outstanding undergraduate students. She will receive the award at the national SHAPE America Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in April. Morgan is currently student-teaching in Lynchburg-area public schools.
Kari Hampton, a health and physical education professor at Lynchburg College, has been named the 2015 College/University Health Teacher of the Year by the Virginia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. The annual award recognizes faculty members in Virginia who demonstrate effective teaching, emphasizes the importance of physical fitness, and serves as a positive role model for students.
Lynchburg College’s doctor of physical therapy (DPT) program has established the LC Community Health Clinic for uninsured and underinsured residents of Central Virginia. A grand opening was held at noon on Monday, Oct.
The College plans to begin its 27-month Master of Physician Assistant Medicine (MPAM) in June 2015 and is getting support from Centra, which presented a $250,000 check to the College Aug.
Dr. Charlotte Guynes, professor of health promotion, received the College/University Health Education Professional of the Year Award from the Southern District AAHPERD (American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance), which covers 17 states from Texas to Virginia.