Wednesday, October 17, 2012

KIN 422 to be offered again this spring

My recently developed elective course, KIN 422: Advanced Principles of Group Exercise Leadership, will be available again for enrollment for the spring 2013 semester.

Friday, October 12, 2012

Wediko Children's Services

This organization offers a paid internship, and contacts us regularly to recruit internship students.

The Wediko Summer Program is a short term residential treatment program that serves approximately 150 children with emotional and behavioral difficulties. Each year, we hire a group of dedicated, ambitious, and talented individuals to make the program meaningful and successful for each child. We offer a unique opportunity for students in a variety of majors to teach art, athletics, theatre, mountain biking, fishing, and other water based activities. There is also an opportunity for students who are interested in teaching in the classroom and direct care positions.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Happy Birthday, Blog!

I created this blog one year ago today! Still going strong! Leave a comment if there are any opportunities you'd like me to keep an eye out for, any topics you'd like me to address, or any other ideas you have for the blog!

Monday, October 8, 2012

AFAA Group Exercise Certification

The Kinesiology department will host the AFAA Primary Group Exercise Certification on Saturday December 15, 9am-5pm, in Godwin Hall room 140.

Self-study prior to the workshop is required. To enroll visit AFAA's website,

Questions, contact Jana at

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Reminder: LifeTime Fitness Recruiters to Visit Godwin Hall

Life Time Fitness to Visit Godwin Hall
Mr. Tamer Moumen (General Manager) and Ms. Teresa Cavanaugh (Senior Personal Training Department Head) from Life Time Fitness ( will be on-campus in Godwin Hall room 344 on Friday, October 12 from 9am-Noon to provide information regarding personal training internship and employment opportunities.
As the Healthy Way of Life Company, Life Time (NYSE: LTM) delivers the certified professionals, comprehensive businesses and incredible destinations that help people positively change their lives every day. The Company's healthy way of life approach enables its customers to achieve their health and fitness goals by engaging in their areas of interest — or discovering new passions — both inside and outside of Life Time's distinctive and large sports, professional fitness, family recreation and spa destinations. Today, the Company operates 102 centers under the LIFE TIME FITNESS® and LIFE TIME ATHLETIC(SM) brands primarily in suburban locations, in 22 states and 28 major markets.
A short presentation will begin at the top of the each hour – 9am, 10am and 11am. Time at the end of the session will be used as an open forum for question and answer.
You do not have to attend the entire 3 hours. Attend for as long as you can, when you can.
Dress is business casual. Bring a resume and cover letter to leave if you are interested in being considered for a spring or summer semester internship.
Contact Jana Walters,, 568-4864, with questions.

Reminder: KIN 471 or KIN 481 in the Spring 2013 Semester?

Spring 2013 Fieldwork Information Sessions

To: Exercise Science students
From: Jana Walters, ES Fieldwork Coordinator
Subject: Information about completing KIN 471 Practicum or KIN 481 Internship during the Spring 2013 semester

Do you need to complete KIN 471 Practicum or KIN 481 Internship* during the Spring 2013 semester?  You must attend a mandatory information session. Times are:

Katie Winters - Alumni Highlight

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