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AAHPERD National Convention set for April 1

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The American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance is inviting members to its latest conference, which will be held in St. Louis, Mo. from April 1-5. Feb. 27 is the deadline for discounted registration for the 2014 AAHPERD National Convention and Expo, which will feature keynote speakers Shannon Miller, a 16-time Olympic and world champion and Deborah Tackman,…

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ECSS calling for abstract submissions

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The 19th annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science (ECSS) is calling for abstract submissions, as well as participation in its Sport Science Around the Canals in Amsterdam, Netherlands, to be held July 2-5 at the RAI Convention Centre. The deadline to submit an abstract is Feb. 15 and contributions from all aspects of sport science and sport…

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Academy launches new webpage celebrating Black History Month

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The United States Sports Academy is honoring those who faced discrimination in the world of sport through an oral history project featuring African American athletes from Mobile County Training School (MCTS). In conjunction with the MCTS Alumni Association, the Academy has launched a special webpage for the project called the Black Sports History Project to celebrate Black History Month.

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Church group visits the Academy

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The Senior group from Jubilee Baptist Church in Daphne visited the Academy Thursday to take in the sights associated with the American Sport Art Museum and Archives on campus. The group spent about an hour on campus being guided on tour by Dr. Fred Cromartie, the Academy’s Director of Doctoral Studies.

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Dr. Stephen Butler, the Academy's Dean of Academic Affairs meets with Academy alumnus and owner of the Gulf Coast Interstate Relay.

Academy to be transition point for GCI Relay

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Academy alumnus Anthony D’Onofrio met with Academy faculty and staff, including Dr. Stephen Butler, Dean of Academic Affairs and Matthew Cope, Director of Operations, on Jan. 20 to discuss the Academy’s role as one of six transition points during the 263-mile Gulf Coast Interstate Relay race from New Orleans, La. to Pensacola, Fla. The Academy will also help mark a…

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Dr. Bill Steffen teaches coaching around the country

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From the sunny coast Florida to the northeastern U.S., the Academy’s Dr. Bill Steffen has been sharing his wealth of knowledge with coaches throughout the month of January. Steffen, the chairman of the Academy’s Sports Coaching department and former collegiate soccer coach, recently returned from a speaking engagement at the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Convention in Philadelphia on…

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