Closing The Branding Gap Between Male And Female Athletes-
On Forbes’ list of the world’s highest paid athletes, not a single female athlete made the cut. Why is that? Recent research from the Department of Health and Kinesiology in the College of Education and Human Development aims to demystify why female athletes do not stack up to their male counterparts in building profitable personal brands.2
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3rd Annual Voices Of Impact Speaker Series Planned-
The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held February 6 at 6 p.m. at the Ice House on Main in Downtown Bryan.
National Mentoring Month: How a Mentee Becomes the Mentor-
If not for a generous mentor, Clinical Assistant Professor Dr. Michael Thornton may have never earned his EdD, or even attended college at all.
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CEHD Advances In Latest Online Education Rankings-
The 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs rankings, released today, list the college’s online graduate programs as 16th in the country.
Randolph Foundation Supports Texas A&M Handball Through $1 Million Endowment-
On Nov. 30 Randolph gave $1 million to support the Texas A&M Handball team and the sport of handball in Physical Education Activity Programs in Health and Kinesiology, a department in the College of Education and Human Development.
Dr. John N. Singer Named Associate Dean For Diversity And Inclusion-
Ready, Set, Write! is the brainchild of Drs. Li-Jen Kuo and Quentin Dixon, associate professors in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture at Texas A&M University. They worked with doctoral student Stephanie Moody to develop curriculum that focuses on improving writing skills of struggling second grade students.
Live From The International Space Station: Human Health Risks Of Spaceflight-
Spending time aboard the International Space Station poses challenges to human health and performance. On Thursday, November 29, astronaut Serena Auñón Chancellor, M.D., NASA physician astronaut and former flight surgeon, will join us to discuss living in the space environment.
Alcohol Awareness For Children Starts With Parent Attitudes-
Parent behavior can mean the difference between healthy and unhealthy drinking outcomes for children. Texas A&M alcohol researcher, Dr. Adam Barry, debunked the myth that allowing underage drinking in a home environment with parental supervision results in healthier outcomes for children.
Texas A&M Sport Researcher Finds Rude Coaches Hurt Team Performance-
College basketball season is here. As the games get heated, remember to mind your p’s and q’s. Texas A&M sport researcher Dr. George Cunningham found that impolite coaches in NCAA women’s basketball teams negatively impact their players and overall team performance.
The Coaching Academy: A Playbook For Success-
Michael Park ’73 walked onto the Texas A&M University campus for the first time in fall of 1968, a year before the College of Education was founded.
He came to the university with a dream of playing football, eventually earning a spot on the team as a walk-on. At the end of his college football career, he received the honor of varsity football letterman.
Education Is Key In Ending Relationship Violence On Campuses-
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence, or relationship violence, is an epidemic on college campuses.
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2018 Outstanding Alumni Announced-
Seven alumni of the college will be recognized for their professional achievements and college-wide impact at the 2018 Outstanding Alumni Awards Ceremony.
Prioritizing Health and Wellness-
Over the past 10 years, researchers have seen a growing number of college students suffering from depression, anxiety, obesity and hypertension. Those trends caught the attention of Amy Sharp ‘19, Texas A&M University’s newest Student Body President.
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2 CEHD Students Spoke At Summer Commencement-
Sophia Zekkour ’19 and Ashley Melgar ‘18 were chosen to speak at the Texas A&M University Summer 2018 Commencement on August 10, 2018.
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Inaugural Conference To Explore Diversity In Literacy-
The Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture in the College of Education and Human Development is hosting the inaugural Celebrating & Exploring Diversity in K-12 Literature & Literacies (CEDK12) Conference. The conference will be held September 4 and 5 on the Texas A&M campus.
Stress-Free Approaches To Managing Health In Diverse Older Adults-
America is aging, with about 15 percent of the population over the age of 65. As Americans age, susceptibility to chronic conditions increases and level of overall health can decline.
Testosterone Research Brings New Hope For Cancer Patients-
Loss of body mass is responsible for approximately 20 percent of cancer deaths. New research targeted this loss, known as cachexia, using the natural hormone testosterone and found increased quality of life for cancer patients.
Fear Limits Self-Management In Type 2 Diabetes-
In 2017, 13 percent of all individuals diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in the United States were African-American. This is the second highest diagnosis rate for a demographic in the country.
Dr. Paula J Miller Retires After 34 Years-
For Dr. Paula Miller, teaching a computer technology course in the Department of Health and Kinesiology was more than just showing students how to use software. It was an opportunity to connect with students on a personal level, develop their professional skills and make an impact.
Become Stronger To Live Longer-
As summer approaches, older adults may shy away from physical activity due to rising temperatures. However, Dr. Nicolaas Deutz says it is important for older adults to continue exercise to maintain muscle mass and appetite — the keys to increased longevity.
ITP3 Builds Lasting Framework For Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs-
May is teen pregnancy prevention month. It is also one of the last months of funding for the Innovative Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program (iTP3). Dr. Kelly Wilson, principal investigator and health education associate professor, says their grant funded research built the framework for implementing effective teen pregnancy prevention programs across the nation.
Able, Active, Adaptive: The Students Behind The Conference-
Sidewalks are created with enough room for one person using a wheelchair to move comfortably alongside an individual without disabilities. However, what happens when two people using wheelchairs want to travel side by side on a sidewalk? There isn’t enough room. This is the anecdote Dr. Sloane Milstein, sport management professor, used to make her students think about the obstacles that people with disabilities face every day.
From The Court To The Corner Office: Girls In Sport And Leadership-
Girls that are raised running on the field might grow up to run companies as adults. Dr. Marlene Dixon, professor of sport management, said girls that participate in sports learn a number of skills that help them fulfill leadership roles in their adult life.
3 CEHD Faculty Named Distinguished Achievement Honorees-
Three faculty in the College of Education and Human Development will be honored with a 2018 Distinguished Achievement Award from the Association of Former Students.
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