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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.

Commencement 2018

CPASS will celebrate commencement on Friday, May 11, 1 p.m. in the WVU Coliseum. Students must RSVP by April 27.

Around the college

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

  • Zenzi standing in the college's lobby

    Doctoral student uses sport to help disadvantaged youth in South Africa

    Throughout her doctoral studies, Zenzi Huysmans has focused on youth sport and growth through sport. She plans to use her youth sport practice to impact positive childhood development for Swazi youth and give back to her country. Huysmans believes in the spirit of doing meaningful work around the world.

  • Portrait of Mellendick

    Graduate assistantship leads to career in student-athlete development

    While pursuing his master’s degree, JT Mellendick worked as a graduate assistant in the WVU student-athlete development office. Through his experiences working with student-athletes, Mellendick realized his career passion, counseling and tutoring college athletes.

  • Katie Sick standing out front of CPASS

    CPASS online program is ideal for teachers with demanding schedules

    Katie Sick loves her job as a physical education teacher and she wants to be the best teacher she can be. That’s why she is studying for a master’s degree in Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) from WVU Online.

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Faculty Spotlight

  • James Wyant
    James Wyant Assistant Professor
    Dr. James Wyant’s research focuses on technology integration in physical education. Currently, he is working on a research project that examines factors that facilitate and impede physical education teachers’ adoption of technology. He has presented research in this area at national conferences and published in peer-reviewed journals.
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    Emi Tsuda Assistant Professor
    Dr. Emi Tsuda's scholarship focuses on the role of motor competence among children to engage in lifelong physical activity. Tsuda also studies the impact of physical education teachers' knowledge on children's motor skill acquisition. She has conducted research projects and is starting collaborative work internationally.