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Sheila Kelly Examines Youth Obesity

Humboldt State University professor Sheila Kelly has often pondered whether a child’s motor skills have any effect on their perceived self-confidence, body weight and activity as an adult. ”There’s a link between how physically active kids are when they’re young and how active they are as adults,” Kelly said. For the full Times Standard article [...]

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Congratulations to Sheila Kelly

Kudos to Sheila Kelly, our Kinesiology lecturer, for receiving the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NAPSE) Sport and Exercise Psychology Dissertation Award! The award is given in recognition of her student research which has been identified as having the greatest potential for making a significant contribution to the knowledge base in sport psychology. [...]

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Hoopa Ed. Dir. Elected Pres. of Natl. Tribal Ed. Organization

By Allie Hostler, Two Rivers Tribune Native American or not, what happens in the Hoopa Tribe’s Education Department impacts all students within the Klamath-Trinity Joint Unified School District (KTJUSD). More than 80 percent of all the students in the KTJUSD identify as Native American, many of whom are Hoopa. It’s Hoopa Tribal Education Department Director, [...]

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Dr. Saeed Mortazavi: 2011-12 Outstanding Service Award

A free workshop & informal reception was held in honor of Dr. Saeed Mortazavi’s 2010-2011 Outstanding Service Award on November 9, 2011 at the University Banquet Room Professor Mortazavi’s workshop was titled “Shared Governance Lessons from Corporate Governance.” He presented, along with a guest speaker panel, this faculty-focused workshop on models of corporate governance and [...]

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Tasha Howe, Ph.D. Releases New Textbook

  From Amazon.com: Publication Date: September 6, 2011 Marriages and Families in the 21st Century provides an in-depth exploration of a traditional field of study using a new and engaging approach. The text covers all the important issues—including parenting, divorce, aging families, balancing work and family, family violence, and gender issues—using a bioecological framework that [...]

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CSU Leader: Working for Social Change

This week’s informative and fantastic CSU Leader issue, focuses on the CSU’s Social Work programs. In particular, the “Learning the Ropes in Social Work” article highlights field experience, particularly for service-learning courses taking place at CSU San Bernardino and Humboldt. Congratulations Social Work Department! See the CSU online publication: Learning the Ropes in social Work

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CPS Student Wins Two Highly Competitive Scholarships

  Story by Matt Mais, Yurok Today Newsletter Humboldt State University Junior, Jessica “Cooney” Clayburn recently received two highly competitive scholarships, totaling $15,000. One of the scholarships was only open to students selected by and applied for by the university. Dr. Jacquelyn Bolman, the Director of HSU’s Indian Natural Resources, Sciences and Engineering Program submitted [...]

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KRA Lecturer Leads Stockton Folk Dance Camp

Kinesiology and Recreation Lecturer Jeff O’Connor has been named the director and president of the board of directors for “Stockton Folk Dance Camp”. The 65 year old conference is recognized as the most comprehensive international dance workshop in the United States. Internationally known instructors are invited to teach at the, two, one week sessions that [...]

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Outstanding Teacher of America

Education Department instructor Shannon Morago has been selected to receive the 2011 Outstanding Teacher of America Award for her work at Six Rivers Charter High School, where she has been teaching Chemistry and Biology. The award is given by the Carlston Family Foundation, which solicits nominations from students, now in college, about high school teachers [...]

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