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.
Dean Dana Brooks will retire from the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences June 30, 2019, after more than four decades committed to promoting diversity and student success at West Virginia University. “I have had the honor of working with outstanding and gifted faculty, staff, students and alumni from the college. West Virginia University and the state of West Virginia changed and enhanced my life. I am proud to be a Mountaineer,” said Brooks.
Anne Mitchell and Mark Hengemihle, both seasoned outdoor recreation professionals, have established Knapps Creek Trout Lodge within a unique, niche market in the outdoor recreation industry. The partners report 30 percent growth in bookings while developing special programs to support veterans and the local community.
An innovative arrangement, developed by Public Employees Insurance Agency and managed by West Virginia University, was recognized nationally for the fee-for-service model housed at community-based fitness centers, designed to promote healthy living. Ultimately, College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences staff helped to enroll approximately 9,000 members in the program.