Alumni Academy Program

HPHE alumni honor academy program

This program provides public recognition of the outstanding achievements of the graduates (bachelor’s and master’s degrees) of the former Physical Education Men’s and Women’s (PEM, PEW) programs, Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER), and Human Performance and Health Education (HPHE) Departments.

The program seeks to: acknowledge the professional accomplishments, recognition and service of distinguished individuals; and to increase visibility of the HPHE Department through publicity of the professional contributions of graduates representing the collective fields of health, physical education and recreation.

View the previous inductees.

Professional accomplishments

  • Teaching Performance
  • Coaching Performance and Record
  • Professional Performance
  • Innovations
  • Scholarship

Community service

  • Elected term as a civic official
  • Volunteer Service
  • Community Organizational Leadership
  • Articles, grant applications

Professional recognition

  • Service
  • Leadership roles
  • Awards
  • Expertise
  • Consultant
  • Professional Accreditation/Guidelines (i.e., NATA, Governor's Council of Sport and Physical Education, AAHE/NCATE, NASPE/NCATE)
  • Reviewer for journal articles and grant applications

Nomination process

Nominations will be solicited from the graduates of the Physical Education Men’s and Women’s (PEM, PEW) programs, Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER), and the Department of Human Performance and Health Education (HPHE). Nominations must be accompanied by a current resume or vita and a letter of support. Self-nominations are accepted. The graduation date of eligible candidates must be a minimum of ten years from their first HPHE degree. The deadline to submit nominations is December 1.

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Selection process

The awardees will be selected by a committee appointed by the department chair. The award committee will be composed of current HPHE faculty and emeriti.

Award process

The awardees will be honored and recognized at the Annual HPHE Alumni Honor Academy Luncheon held in April.

The Alumni Honor Academy Lunch for 2020 will be April 18. Save the date!