CPASS ENEWS

Grad student recognized at 3-Minute Thesis competition

Ashley Cranney

Ashley Cranney, Sport and Exercise Psychology graduate student and doctoral candidate,earned the People’s Choice award in the 3-Minute Thesis competition recently held on campus. Cranney presented her research, titled “How far is too far? Understanding identity and overconformity in collegiate wrestlers,” April 7 at the Mountainlair. 

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ACE grad moves into high school coaching position

Brian Houk Portrait

Brian Houk, CPASS Athletic Coaching Education graduate, credits connections made as a member of the WVU Men’s Lacrosse team, along with support from CPASS mentors, for helping him land the head coaching slot with the University High School boys’ Lacrosse team. 

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Dallas Branch Retirement

Dallas Branch Portrait

Dallas Branch, associate professor, College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences, celebrated his career accomplishments with colleagues, family and friends at a reception and dinner on April 15, 2016 at Lakeview Resort in Morgantown and hosted by CPASS.

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Expand your mind and body this summer by taking a Sport and Exercise Psychology class

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CPASS is offering online and on campus SEP courses this summer. Sign up for Psychological Perspectives in Sport (SEP 272), Sport in American Society (SEP 271), or African-Americans in Sport (SEP 373). On campus courses run three weeks; online courses are six weeks in length. These are General Education Classes and are offered to all students. SEP 271 and SEP 272 are 3-credit courses which fulfill pre-major requirements. SEP 272 fulfills GECs 4 and 6; SEP 271 fulfills GECs 4 and 7 and SEP 373 fulfills GECs 4 and 7. Register today for classes through your STAR account. For more info, contact:  damien.clement@mail.wvu.edu. Register on line via http://summer.wvu.edu/.

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New Office of Student Success will provide resources to support student achievement

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The West Virginia University community is invited to attend the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences’ official dedication of the Office of Student Success. The ceremony will take place April 14 at 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the main lobby of the CPASS building. A reception will follow the event. James Hannon,CPASS assistant dean of Academic Affairs and Research, will host the program and introduction of the new services.

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