TAMUC Health and Human Performance Faculty, Students Attend State Conference

Faculty and students representing the A&M-Commerce Department of Health and Human Performance recently attended the Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (TAHPERD) annual conference in Arlington, Texas. The group made several presentations and brought home one award.

Graduate student Omar Ramirez (pictured) and Associate Professor Vipa Bernhardt earned a first-place finish for their poster design in the Graduate Research Poster presentation.

Sandy Kimbrough, Ph.D., accepted the leadership gavel for a one-year term as the organization’s new president. She also presented “TAHPERD Race on Foot Expedition (TRoFE) is 22,” and “Kardio with Juli and Sandy.”

Faculty members Dean Culpepper, Ph.D., and Steve Prewitt, Ph.D., presented “Esports: A Sport and a Degree,” co-authored with Samantha Roberts, Ph.D., in memorium.

Retired A&M-Commerce instructor Henry Ross, Ed.D., presented “Leadership You-Niversity.”

Learn more about TAHPERD and the Department of Health and Human Performance at A&M-Commerce.