CPASS ENEWS

CPASS professor will promote physical activity at state healthcare conference

Dr. Sam Zizzi

Healthcare innovators from across West Virginia will gather next month in an attempt to prevent and reverse West Virginia’s soaring rates of chronic disease. Sam Zizzi, Pat Fehl Endowed Professor, sport and exercise psychology with CPASS, will share insight and research at Try This for Healthcare Professionals Conference, June 1-3 at West Virginia Wesleyan College in Buckhannon, West Virginia.

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Sport management faculty member honored for international scholarship

Group Photo of Reception Gonzalo Bravo, CPASS associate professor, was recognized at the West Virginia University Second Annual Scholarship Celebration. The event, organized by the Office of the Provost, honored WVU faculty who produced a major piece of scholarship work during the 2016 academic year.

CPASS Dean Dana Brooks and Sport Sciences Department Chair Jack Watson joined President E. Gordon Gee and Provost Joyce McConnell earlier this spring to honor award recipients at the Wise Downtown Library.  

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SEP doctoral graduate, student credit WVU network for professional success

Marc Cormier, SEP doctoral graduate, has joined the University of Kentucky as assistant professor to develop and coordinate a sport and exercise psychology program.

Aside from teaching and conducting research, Cormier will act as director and coordinator of the new SEP master’s program at the University of Kentucky. Cormier has been working to develop the program during the past two years.

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