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Concussion
Sharon Moskowitz, a NIU graduate student and life-long athlete, suffered her first concussion at 15, the result of a particularly aggressive foul during a high school basketball game. Moskowitz’s opponent hit her so hard that it broke her nose and knocked her out for a few moments. Her coach benched Moskowitz for a month –...
Photo of a gymnasium
Health. Leadership. Maturity. Self-reflection. Adventure. Children everywhere need these and other building blocks to lead productive, successful lives – and faculty in NIU’s Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education are working to deliver those strong foundations. Research and engagement programs already making differences locally are poised to create a broader impact across the country and...
John Harder
NIU alumnus and high school basketball coach John Harder has scored national recognition this season. USA Today has chosen him as one of the top five coaches in Florida for high school girls basketball and has opened voting to the public to crown the best coach in each state. Fans can visit USA Today through...
Jordan Lynch in New York City
How well do you know NIU quarterback Jordan Lynch? The NIU College of Education has known him for a while since he earned his bachelor’s degree in kinesiology and physical education this summer. Lynch, currently enrolled in organizational/corporate communication at NIU, was honored recently with a collection of letters and photos from alumni, friends, staff...
Student Recreation Center
Campus Recreation will launch a new internship program during the Spring 2014 semester. The program is designed to offer students a practical application experience, thus bridging the gap between the academic setting and career goals and aspirations. Campus Recreation interns will be given the opportunity to learn about the foundation of the department and program...
Clersida Garcia
Clersida Garcia, associate professor in the NIU College of Education’s Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, has been appointed to a four-year seat on the Governor’s Council on Health and Physical Fitness. Garcia, a 22-year veteran in the field of physical education, has given more than 100 presentations at state, national and international conferences and...