School of Education, Health and Human Performance

Kayak Roll Training Offered at the Falcon Center

Monday, February 20, 2017

The Falcon Center on the shared main campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College is offering kayak roll sessions for the second year to students and community members.

The training, a collaborative effort between Falcon Center staff and Jan Kiger, a professor in the School of Education, Health and Human Performance, is designed to teach participants how to safely right a capsized kayak. The sessions are held in the Falcon Center pool on Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m. and will continue until March 9.

Learn About Program Options at Graduate Studies Fair on Feb. 8

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Fairmont State University is meeting the challenge of educating professionals in a variety of fields including architecture, criminal justice, business and multiple areas within the field of education. Many fields that once employed graduates with bachelor’s degrees now prefer to hire those with master’s degrees. Choosing to pursue a master’s degree program at FSU represents a commitment to excellence, personal growth and lifelong learning.

Students Present Health Needs Assessment Findings in Richwood

Monday, December 05, 2016

Community Health Education students are spending the 2016-2017 academic year identifying health and safety needs in Richwood, W.Va., one of the communities affected by the historic flooding in June 2016.

In October, Dr. Amy Sidwell, Assistant Professor of Health Education and Physical Education in the FSU School of Education, Health and Human Performance, and Dr. Janie Leary, Assistant Professor of Community Health Education, took a team of students to Richwood to interview residents and determine the town’s ongoing community health recovery needs.

Sprout Grant Funds EnergyMakers Middle School Program

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

A group of students in Morgantown will be the first to benefit from an EnergyMakers Middle School Program funded by a $15,000 Remake Learning grant from The Sprout Fund.

Made possible through the leading support of the Grable Foundation and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the grant from Sprout was awarded to the Fairmont State Foundation, Inc. on behalf of the project partners--the FSU School of Education, Health and Human Performance, the FSU Professional Development Schools Partnership and TEKids.

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