Clubs

Several clubs and special interest groups exist within the Kinesiology Department to promote fellowship and well being among undergraduates. They include the following:

Kinesiology Club

www.clubs.psu.edu/up/kinesclub

The Kinesiology Club is for undergraduate students enrolled in the Kinesiology major or minor. The purpose of the club is to provide students with a forum of extracurricular opportunities. Such opportunities shall include leadership, hands-on experiences, networking, seminars, certification programs and a voice for Kinesiology students at the department and college level. Also, a goal is to promote the "professional responsibility" of its members with a specific focus on enhancing their opportunities. The faculty adviser is Bob Ricketts.

Point your web browser to http://www.clubs.psu.edu/up/kinesclub/ or contact student club leaders for more information:

Undergraduate Program Office
275 Recreation Building
814-863-0442

Student Athletic Trainer's Club (ATC)

www.clubs.psu.edu/up/atclub

The ATC is an educational component of the Athletic Training Major. The club promotes unity among all student trainers and furthers their educational experiences. Activities include films and guest speakers. The faculty adviser is S. John Miller.

Contact student club leaders for more information:

Undergraduate Program Office
276 Recreation Building
814-863-0442

PHETE Club

The PHETE Club is for undergraduate students who are in the Health and Physical Education Teacher Education Option of the Kinesiology major. The purpose of the club is to organize activities of special interest to students who want to be K-12 teachers of health and physical education. One of its major activities is to organize a trip to the annual conference of the Pennsylvania Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. Additional events are planned at the suggestion of the student members.

Student Organizations at University Park

The Penn State Office of Student Affairs recognizes a number of student organizations and maintains a website with information regarding the organization's mission, officers, and contact information. You may review the list by going to the Office of Student Affairs website at: http://www.sa.psu.edu/usa/studentactivities/search.asp.

An organization that may be of interest is the Pre-Physical Therapy Club, which is intended for students who may want to pursue Physical Therapy as a profession. The Club adviser is Linda Eck.