Academy President and CEO Dr. Thomas P. Rosandich has been appointed as a member of the Sports Sciences Steering Committee of the American Football World Center in Dallas, Texas.

Betsy Smith, Director of Academic Administration and Continuing Education, is leading the Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT) study tour of American sports programs from Sept. 17-30.

Dr. Marion “Will” Evans has been promoted at the Academy to Dean of Academic Affairs.

Dr. Wirt Edwards is the Academy’s new chair of Sports Exercise Science. He has over 15 years of teaching experience at Louisiana State (LSU), Wright State, Texas A&M-Kingville and Lander University.

Dr. Dexter J. Davis, an Academy distance learning faculty member, is now teaching at York College of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Simon Pack, an Academy distance learning faculty member, taught CEM 551 Sports Public Relations Sept. 3-7 for International Certification in Sports Management (ICSM) in Thailand.


The 19th International Seminar on Olympic Studies for Postgraduate Students – Sept. 1-30 in Olympia, Greece

The 4th Board Member Meeting of the International Federation of Sport for All (FISpT) – Oct. 2 in Portugal

International Sports Heritage Association (ISHA) Annual Conference – Oct. 24-26 at the International Tennis Hall of Fame and Museum in Newport, Rhode Island

Peace and Sport International Forum – Oct. 31-Nov. 2 in Sochi, Russia

The Eighth International Olympic Committee (IOC) World Conference on Sport, Culture, and Education – Nov. 25-27 in Amsterdam, Netherlands