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
Physical education students give kids a Head Start on fitness
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 […]
LC professors inspire Tulsa’s teacher of the year
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 […]
SHAPE America honors LC health and physical education student
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.
Professional group names Kari Hampton for statewide health educator award
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.
LC offers free community health clinic
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.
LC receives $250,000 for Physician Assistant Medicine Program
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. Guynes named health education professional of the year
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.