The Events and Tourism Institute at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis wants to become the leading institute for events and tourism innovation worldwide.
Shaquitta Dent, a student in the Department of Kinesiology, has been selected as a recipient of the Adam W. Herbert Master’s Fellowship.
Maria Meschi and Meg Lanham received accolades last week at the Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Indiana Chapter’s IMPRESS Awards.
This April, The Moving Company at IUPUI presents “Dear Diary”. The evening celebrates moments in our lives that make each day stand out.
Selection as one of IUPUI’s Top 100 students is one of the most prestigious recognitions offered by the campus. PETM congratulates the 2017 selected students for IUPUI’s Top 100: Emilee Freeland, Exercise Science, senior; Erin Ingram, Exercise Science, senior; Brittani Grove, Exercise Science, senior; and Charly Wolford, Exercise Science, junior.
Arthur Scott wants to help veterans get healthy. The U.S. Air Force veteran found his way to PETM after struggles with his own health and learning that many vets are working to lose weight and get physically active in civilian life.
Jana Renner has been working for the benefit of students in the School of Physical Education and Tourism Management (PETM) since 2013 when she joined the then brand-new Office of Student Success. Her efforts were recognized campus wide last month when she achieved the distinction of IUPUI’s first Senior Academic Advisor.
The NFL Scouting Combine, which brings the nation’s top college football players together to be evaluated ahead of the NFL Draft, has historically been closed to the general public. This year, the NFL opened the first-ever NFL Combine Experience, inviting fans in for photos, autographs, and other activities. Ten students were nominated and recruited by faculty to represent IUPUI and TCEM as Area Managers.
Thursday, February 23, 2017, Rafael Bahamonde, Ph.D., Interim Dean of the School of Physical Education and Tourism Management, was presented with the Dr. Joseph T. Taylor Award. The award recognizes exemplary IUPUI individuals, academic and support programs, events, policies and activities that have led to progress in diversity and inclusion.
IUPUI-SITE enables students with intellectual disabilities to receive transition education for 1-2 years on the IUPUI campus. Students in the SITE program audit classes at IUPUI, building their skills in career preparation, wellness, time management, campus and city navigation, computer skills, and other areas. PETM is home to IUPUI’s elective physical education courses, which engage SITE students in fitness and wellness classes.
Students in Erica Shonkwiler’s Event Production class prepare to plan a fundraiser for Camp Yes And, a summer camp aimed at using improv to develop communication skills in teens with autism. The camp also provides a free professional learning opportunity for teachers to learn how improv can help them support these students in their classrooms.