E-News December 2018

Homecoming Weekend

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AHS observed Homecoming by honoring outstanding alumni with college awards on Friday and hosting a tailgate party before the game on Saturday. See homecoming photos here.

Sapora Symposium Draws Record Crowd

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Nearly 250 students turned out to connect with rising stars and legends in the recreation, sport, and tourism industries during a two-day conference. Visit our gallery.

CWVHE Focuses on Women

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The Chez Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education co-hosted an event that addressed issues concerning women veterans. Read more about the event.

Dr. Petruzzello Inducted into National Academy

Steve Petruzzello

KCH professor Steve Petruzzello has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Kinesiology, the highest honor bestowed within the kinesiology field. Learn about Dr. Petruzzello’s work.

Dr. Kuehn Receives Honors of the Association

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SHS professor emeritus David Kuehn was honored by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association with its highest award, Honors of the Association, during its annual convention in November. Read more about Dr. Kuehn.

KCH Senior Named Student Laureate of the Lincoln Academy of Illinois

Sarah Brennan

Sarah Brennan is chosen by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for this prestigious honor. Learn more about Sarah.

Basketball legend Tal Brody Visits RST 130

Tal Brody standing with 20 students

New York State Hospitality and Tourism Association gives him Tourism Executive of the Year Award and he is elected the new chair of the U.S. Travel Association’s Destinations Council. Read more about Tal Brody.

U of I Partners with Georgia Tech on Technology for Aging in Place

10 professors posing together in the Dean's office of the College of Applied Health Sciences

Scholars will collaborate on research designed to help people with long-term disabilities age in their homes. Read more about the research.