School of Kinesiology has Strong Showing at Southern District AAHPERD Convention


The LSU School of Kinesiology had a strong showing at the Southern District AAHPERD Convention in Lexington, Kentucky the weekend of February 22, 2014. The Southern District includes that states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

LSU School of Kinesiology awards and positions included:

  • Human Movement Science junior, Ricky Richard, received the Outstanding Future Professional of the Year Award.

  • Associate professor, Dr. Russ Carson, received the Scholar of the Year Award.

  • CHSE Dean, Dr. Damon Andrew, received the Sport Professional of the Year Award.

  • Assistant professor Dorothy Jacobsen, became Vice President of the Sport and Leisure Division.

  • Assistant professor, Dr. Wanda Hargroder, reported to the Representative Assembly an update from LAAHPERD and Louisiana physical education/physical activity issues.

  • School of Kinesiology Alumna and Director of LSU Online, Dr. Charity Bryan, became Past-President of the General Division & received the 2014 Presidential Award.

Congratulations to all the awardees and the School of Kinesiology on being recognized for its high standard of excellence.

About CHSE
The College of Human Sciences & Education (CHSE) is a nationally accredited division of Louisiana State University. Formed in 2012, CHSE brings together programs and capitalizes on individual strengths to create a dynamic new college that addresses the socially significant issues we face as a state and nation. The College is comprised of the School of Education, the School of Leadership and Human Resource Development, the School of Kinesiology, the School of Library and Information Science, the School of Social Work, and the University Laboratory School. These combined schools offer 8 undergraduate degree programs and 18 graduate programs, enrolling more than 1,900 undergraduate and 977 graduate students. The College is committed to achieving the highest standards in teaching, research, and service and is continually working to improve its programs.

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About SOK
The LSU School of Kinesiology advances the understanding of physical activity, sport, and health to optimize the quality of life for diverse populations through excellence in teaching, learning, discovery, and engagement.

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