Academic Goals

SCHOOL WIDE INITIATIVES

GOALS

  • Continue to review and implement recommendations from Academic Program Review
  • Construct the Human Performance Complex
  • Incremental implementation of the West Campus Plan
  • Identify five core areas for each division for advising services and at least two unique needs
  • Establish Peer Advising program in each division; identify core peer advising functions and value added strategies for engaging peer advisors
  • Update HPELS website and briefing book
  • Begin construction on Wetlands Demonstration Park ; development of new recreational and athletic fields
  • HPELS Hall of Excellence

ATHLETIC TRAINING INITIATIVES

GOALS

 

  • Continue to review and implement Academic Program Review recommendations
  • Doctoral program intensive study area; seek external funding for program
  • Capture sports medicine as outreach public service
  • Implementation of LLC partnership
  • Seek accreditation for MS from NATA
  • Seek re-accreditation for BA from CAAHEP
  • Seek NIH funding for research in the area of Athletic Training

HEALTH PROMOTION AND EDUCATION INITIATIVES

GOALS

  • Implement student outcome assessment protocol
  • Continue preparations for implementing doctoral program intensive study area
  • Continue to market and develop 2+2 Program in Health Promotion and Education,
    especially examining the 2+2 Dental Health Program with Hawkeye Community College
  • Plan for environmental health laboratory
  • Expansion of partnerships between Global Health Corps and health and human service agencies
  • Establish a strong Eta Sigma Gamma Chapter
  • Expansion of Project EXPORT connections with HBCU and other minority serving institutions
  • Begin accreditation process for Environmental Health Degree and for Women's Health, Worksite Wellness and Disparities degrees
  • Commence accreditation process under the auspices of SABPAC
  • Establish an active plan/approach for in-state and out-of-state minority recruiting
  • Re-establish external advisory board meetings
  • Examine/strengthen school health education curriculum n consideration of high school reform initiatives and health trends of youth
  • Continue to review and refine the curriculum

 

LEISURE, YOUTH AND HUMAN SERVICES INITIATIVES

GOALS

  • Implementation of park management with Hawkeye Community College 
  • Continue to review Institute of Youth Leaders
  • Seek (20 th year) re-accreditation from NRPA
  • Review student conduct standards
  • Document, promote and enhance civic engagement activities
  • Continue to improve undergraduate advising procedures
  • Assume responsibility for implementing summer camp and recreation job fair
  • Develop website and promotional materials for RS
  • Review opportunity to implement volunteer fair and program

PHYSICAL EDUCATION INITIATIVES

GOALS

  • Enhanced physical education teacher preparation program
  • Infuse technology across the PE curriculum
  • Implement Human Performance Institute
  • Incorporate MPLS PE faculty and curriculum into HPELS
  • Implement MA Exercise Science-Community Physical Activity Promotion program in Sibley, Iowa
  • Explore and develop Strength and Conditioning program within MA Exercise Science