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  • December 8-12
    Final examinations
  • December 13
    Commencement begins at 10 a.m. in the Convocation Center.
  • January 12
    Classes meet as scheduled
  • January 19
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
    Classes do not meet.
  • March 9-13
    Spring Break.
  • PHOTO: Kinesiology Students
  • PHOTO: Kinesiology Students
  • PHOTO: Kinesiology Students
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  • PHOTO: Kinesiology Students
  • PHOTO: Kinesiology Students
  • PHOTO: Kinesiology Students

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PHOTO: Jimmy Little

Jimmy Little ('99) Named Maryland Middle School Teacher of the Year

Fall 2014

1999 JMU graduate, Jimmy Little was presented the 2014 Maryland State Middle School Teacher of the Year award by MAHPERD.

PHOTO: Students runningSusan Nye Motivates a Community Into Motion

January 10, 2014

Susan Nye, a professor in the department of kinesiology, founded the Central Bear’s Mileage Club, to encourage children and adults to achieve individual running goals.

PHOTO: Award winners

Amy Wheeler ('05) Receives Award

December 19, 2013

Amy Wheeler ('05) recently received named as 3rd place 2013 Economic Educator Award winner by the Virginia Council on Economic Education.

Welcome from Kinesiology

PHOTO: Chris Womack

Welcome to the Department of Kinesiology! Kinesiology involves the study of human movement and our faculty and students do so from a physiological, biomechanical, and psychosocial perspective. More >

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Featured Alumni

  • PHOTOAlli Knighton ('09)
    recently wrote to us to tell us about her work with middle school girls through the "Girls on Track" program. Read Story >
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