E-News Fall 2018

Six Scholars Join AHS Faculty

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New faculty members joined the Departments of Speech and Hearing Science, Kinesiology and Community Health, and Recreation, Sport and Tourism. Meet them.

Fall Event Welcomes New Students

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Freshmen and transfer students turned out to learn more about their college and have fun during our Fall Welcome. See our gallery here.

AHS to Honor Distinguished Alumni in October

Tara K. Scanlan and Kevin Fritz

Recipients of the College of Applied Health Sciences’ Distinguished Alumni Award and the Division of Disability Resources and Educational Services’ Harold Scharper Award will be feted during Homecoming week. Find out who they are.

Sapora Symposium Forges Connections

Josh Whitman, speaking

Students can meet and mingle with leaders in the recreation, sport, and tourism industries during the 14th annual Sapora Symposium. Read more.

Undergrads STARTing to Help People Age Well

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AHS faculty members are mentoring student scholars in the area of aging through the START program. Read more about the program.

Drs. Rogers and Mudar Partner with OneClick.chat to Enhance Aging

Raksha Mudar and Wendy Rogers

The scholars will investigate the web-based video chat platform’s ability to enhance social connections and engagement among older adults. Read more.

RST Alum Patrick Kaler Honored for Professional Achievements

Patrick Kaler

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

Fighting Illini Wide Receiver Plans Speech-Language Pathology Career

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Caleb Reams says he has always wanted to help people. Read more.