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Academic Excellence Showcase

The first Western Oregon University Academic Excellence Showcase was May 31, 2006. It highlighted outstanding scholarly and creative presentations and activities of WOU students.


Link: 2006 WOU Academic Excellence Showcase official Web site

"This celebration ... underscores the university's aspiration that our students will understand how to employ clarity in writing and speaking, critical thinking, and a strong capacity for lifelong learning ..."
-President John Minahan

Highlights from the Division of Health and Physical Education


Poster by Charisse Jolliff (PDF document) prepared for
HE 350 Introduction to Health Careers: "Theory of Planned Behavior"

She is pictured with Dr. Peggy Pedersen (left), assistant professor of Health and Physical Education.

Poster by Fallon Stewart, John Weaver and Barbara Wagner, HE 420/520 Healthy Relationships: "Growing a Healthy Relationship"

They are pictured with Dr. Jerry Braza (left), professor of Health and Physical Education.

Poster by Elizabeth Thomas (PDF document) HE 350 Introduction to Health Careers:
"Using the Health Belief Model to Guide Behavior Change"
Presentation by Ingrid Adams (PowerPoint) Ed 534M Qualitative Research in Education:
"Spouse Abuse: A Phenomenological Study"
Presentation by Jennifer MacWhorter (PowerPoint) HE 426 Sports and Exercise Nutrition:
"Chromium Picolinate: A Critical Analysis of the Ergogenic Claims"



Division of Health and Exercise Science
College of Education
Western Oregon University
Monmouth, OR 97361

Fax: 503-838-8370

Phone: 503-838-8908

Diana McAlpine
Administrative Program Assistant

Peggy Pedersen, Ph.D.
Division Chair