You want to help people prevent injuries and become competent movers. You want to develop an understanding of the biological and physiological changes that occur during activity.
You can turn that passion into a degree in exercise science or physical education at Lander.
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The Physical Education and Exercise Science (PEES) Club offers all majors opportunities to participate in service projects including the Bearcat Breakout 5k and 1k, the Greenwood Miracle League, Activate Greenwood, Special Olympics and Senior Olympics. Students also have opportunities to hear professionals in respective fields and to collaborate with professors on research projects conducted at Lander and other institutions.
PEES majors can also get involved with national, regional and state organizations, such as:
Awards are granted annually to outstanding university students from all disciplines during a ceremony each spring.
Excellence in Exercise Science Award
Given annually by the physical education and exercise studies faculty to the graduating senior majoring in exercise science who best exemplifies academic achievement, moral character, leadership, and service activities for the department.
Lander University’s College of Education recognized students and their achievements during this year’s pinning, hooding and academic award ceremony.
Hannah McKinney, of Rock Hill, began her journey through college at the University of South Carolina before deciding to transfer to Lander University, saying that “I realized I wanted a smaller school experience.”
Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Exercise Science Dr. Jeff Barfield, the newest winner of Lander University’s Young Faculty Scholar Award, was a pitcher in college. As he puts it, “I was able to take my interest from playing and carry that into academia.”