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VSU Students and Faculty Attend the Share the Wealth Physical Education Conference

CHEERVSU Health & Physical Education Majors, Dr. Eugene Asola, Dr. Han Chen and Dr. Sanderson attended the Georgia Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Share the Wealth Conference on Jekyll Island (faculty not pictured: Dr.s’ Eugene Asola and Han Chen)
The primary purpose of the Share the Wealth conference is to address pertinent theories and provide practical experiences concerning physical education specialists, recreation directors and professional preparation personnel in physical education.
Students not only attended the conference, they represented Valdosta State University College of Education and Human Services by presenting.

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Encouraging Lifelong Learning – Dr. J.T. Cox

“We now accept the fact that learning is a lifelong process of keeping abreast of change. And the most pressing tasks is to teach people how to learn.” – Peter F. Drucker
Click on the video link below to listen as Dr. J.T. Cox  shares some of his insights on lifelong learning.

Dr. Cox is an Assistant Professor, and co-coordinator of MAT programs, Department of Middle, Secondary, Reading, and Deaf Education. COEHS

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KSPE Student Merlin Paulk Receives the Phillips-Baber Scholarship

scholarshipMerlin Paulk was the Phillips-Baber Scholarship winner for the 2013-2014 academic year. He was awarded a plaque and a check for $500.00 on January 30, 2014 while attending the Share the Wealth Conference. Pictured above (left to right): Merlin Paulk, Dr. Sonya Sanderson, Judy Phillips, and Deb Baber.
The Phillips-Baber Share the Wealth Scholarship began in 2007. It is awarded to a Health and Physical Education Major from Valdosta State University who is a current junior moving into their senior block; or a senior who will attend the VSU HPE Master’s program. Students must have at least a 2.75, be involved with community service, display a high level of professionalism, have several volunteer experiences, and represent their major in a positive manner. They must also submit their teaching philosophy along with three recommendations from their mentors, former teachers, or professors. This prestigious $500.00 scholarship along with a plaque is presented each year during the opening ceremonies of STW to the well-deserving winner in front of their peers and other health and physical education professionals.
(By: Elizabeth Omiteru)

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