Dr. Barrie Gordon, visiting Fulbright Scholar and senior lecturer in health and physical education at Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand will be on campus to present a talk in the Holmes Student Center, Tower Room 305 from 4 to 6 p.m. More information about Dr. Gordon can be found here. Details about his talk can be found here.
Dr. Paul Wright, director of the Physical Activity and Life Skills (PALS) Group and professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KNPE), has been named to the Elizabeth C. Lane, Ph.D., and M. Nadine Zimmerman, Ph.D., Endowed Kinesiology and Physical Education Professorship – the first endowed professorship in the College of Education.
PALS Group Pre-Conference Workshop, "Use of the Tool for Assessing Responsibility-based Education (TARE)"; Wednesday, June 12 from 2-5 p.m. at the TPSR Alliance Conference (June 12-15) on the campus of the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Dr. Paul Wright, Associate Professor and Director of the Physical Activity Life Skills (PALS) Group presents keynote address at the Saskatchewan Physical Education Association Conference 2013 at the University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan; information here.
Pre-Conference Workshop by Dr. Wright on May 1st entitled "Using Physical Education To Teach for Personal and Social Responsibility"
Clinton Rosette Middle School campus visit to the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education; the opportunity for more than 300 middle-schoolers to visit the NIU campus, learn about the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, and participate in fun games and activities; organized and led by the PALS Group.
Noted educator, author, project director, Dr. Thomas Martinek from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro presents "Developing Leadership in Adolescent Youth through Physical Activity"; details here.
Dr. Paul Wright, Associate Professor and Director of the Physical Activity Life Skills (PALS) Group presents keynote address at the CHOICES 2013 Conference, the conference that celebrates food, health, and collaboration; Grand Rapids, Michigan; sponsored by The Michigan Nutrition Network at Michigan Fitness Foundation.
Rochelle Middle School campus visit to the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education; the opportunity for more than 600 middle-schoolers to experience the university environment and test their skills at eight different physical activity stations; supported by the PALS Group and the NIU-CEA.