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The College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences is committed to student success and offers innovative programs to support your transition to college life, achievement of academic goals and career development.

Around the college

Read about how faculty, students and alumni are making a difference.

  • Students clapping at commencement

    Celebrating student achievement

    The College congratulates our outstanding group of December 2019 graduates for their many accomplishments throughout their student career, as we eagerly look forward to their future successes within their chosen field.

  • Fans cheering at anfield stadium

    Study abroad features sport business in Europe

    Students participating in the summer 2020 study abroad adventure will visit numerous venues, historic landmarks, training facilities and legendary stadiums in Ireland, England and France.

  • View from the front of the Active Learning Center

    Learning space offers engagement

    The Steelcase Active Learning Center will officially open Oct. 31, 3 p.m. in the Health and Education building. The center was funded by Steelcase Education and ideally suits courses that emphasize collaborating and cooperative learning approaches.

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Faculty Spotlight

  • Portrait of Johannes Raabe
    Johannes Raabe Assistant Professor
    Johannes Raabe joined CPASS in fall 2019. Upon completion of his Ph.D., he was part of the scientific support team for the German Soccer Association’s (Deutscher Fußball-Bund) talent identification and development program. He is a certified mental performance consultant with the Association for Applied Sport Psychology and listed on the United States Olympic Committee Sport Psychology Registry. He has worked with the German Soccer Association in development and implementation of an educational program for youth coaches.
  • Taliaferro
    Andrea Taliaferro Associate Professor
    Andrea Taliaferro is one of six WVU faculty members who received the 2019 Foundation Award for Outstanding Teaching. She directs the Friday Adapted Physical Education Practicum, providing weekly physical activity programming for nearly 100 children with disabilities while providing hands on experience for WVU students. Students recognize her passion in the field adapted education, helping the content in the classroom come to life.