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.