RHT News


Athletic Training Students Celebrate 100% Pass Rate

March 17, 2015

Earlier this month, nine seniors in the Athletic Training program found out that they had achieved a 100% first-time pass rate on the field's rigorous certification exam. Read more...

CEHD Publishes Ten-Year Strategic Plan

March 2, 2015

The College of Education and Human Development recently published a strategic plan to guide the next decade's priorities. Read more...

Jason Sturm Places 1st in Para-Bobsled for Team USA

February 24, 2015

In January, sophomore Jason Sturm won first place for Team USA in the first-ever Para-Bobsled World Cup in Igls, Austria. Read more...

Think Summer! New Pool Management Course Now Available

February 20, 2015

A new three-day, three-credit course over spring break provides students with knowledge and certification in pool management. Read more...

CEHD Faculty Books: 2013-14

February 18, 2015

Enjoy this roundup of books written or edited by faculty from the College of Education and Human Development. Read more...

Student Focus: Anna White Maximizes Her Mason Experience

February 9, 2015

Anna White, a junior in the Tourism and Events Management program, makes the most of Mason with the help of online courses. Read more...

Best Course Ever? Cruise Ship Management

January 22, 2015

Seventeen George Mason students spent a part of their TOUR 480 course on a five-night cruise that sailed from Miami to the Cayman Islands. Read more...

In the News: Charley Casserly

January 20, 2015

The George Mason faculty member and former Redskins general manager appears in Saturday's issue of the New York Post. Read more...

Kinesiology Program Launches a New B.S. Degree

February 4, 2015

It’s official! “Kinesiology” at George Mason University is now its own degree. Read more...

Research on Youth Sports Physicals Appears in Pediatrics Journal

January 6, 2015

The January issue of Pediatrics, the journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, features research by Shane Caswell and other SRHT professors. Read more...

Congratulations Winter Graduates!

December 19, 2014

More than 3,700 degrees were presented at George Mason's winter graduation ceremonies. Read more...

Student Spotlight: Taylor Brown

December 15, 2014

Junior basketball standout Taylor Brown is also making her mark in the classroom and behind the camera. Read more...

David Anderson is Featured Expert for Chronicle Discussion on College Drinking

December 3, 2014

The Chronicle of Higher Education caps off its week-long series on college drinking with a Google Hangout discussion on Friday with Professor David Anderson. Read more...

Young Alumna Lands Her Dream Job at Nike

December 8, 2014

Just two years after graduating from George Mason, Kelsey Moore is at Nike headquarters in Oregon working on a global sports initiative. Read more...

Mason's Christopher Atwater Ranks No. 9 on RateMyProfessor.com

October 23, 2014

Out of the 1.4 million college instructors listed on RateMyProfessor.com, Assistant Professor Atwater is ranked #9! Read more...

KC Royals' Front Office is Led by George Mason Alumni

October 22, 2014

GM Dayton Moore and two additional Mason alumni have been key to the Kansas City Royals' resurgence and World Series run. Read more...

Running Blogger "Deb Runs" Reviews 3-D Gait Analysis at the SMART Lab

October 21, 2014

Serious runners like Debbie Casola are taking advantage of the 3-D Gait Analysis available at George Mason's SMART Lab, one of only three sites in the U.S. Read more...

Kinesiology Program Earns National CAAHEP Accreditation

October 20, 2014

The Kinesiology program at George Mason recently earned the field's highest stamp of approval as a CAAHEP accredited academic program. Read more...

Help George Mason Win the Outdoor Nation Challenge

September 22, 2014

George Mason is one of ten universities selected to be part of the Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge from Sept 27 - Nov 22. Read more...

Sport Management Alumnus Takes Company from Dorm to NYC

September 22, 2014

Felix Addison, a Class of 2012 alumnus, has received venture capital funding for a company he started while an undergraduate at George Mason University. Read more...

CEHD Alumna Makes Team Sports Accessible for Children With Autism

September 22, 2014

Margarita Benavides, a graduate of the Special Education program, is the founder of a growing team sports program for children with special needs. Read more...

Team Mason to Honor SRHT Alumnus at Softball Tournament

August 29, 2014

The Kyle Wilson Memorial Softball Tournament this Sunday, August 31, honors an alumnus of the School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism. Read more...

"Best and Worst Cities for Recreation 2014" Features Interview with James Kozlowski

August 27, 2014

Associate Professor James Kozlowski lends his expertise for an article on how public parks and recreation help define the quality of life in most communities. Read more...

Welcome to Ten New Faculty Members

August 29, 2014

CEHD welcomes ten new faculty members to the college's two schools, the Graduate School of Education and the School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism. Read more...

Sport and Video Game Design Program Prepares Students for New Careers

August 14, 2014

U.S. News and World Report's website notes the surge in university video game design programs, including Mason's undergraduate minor in Sport and Computer Game Design. Read more...

Athletic Training Student Receives NATA Foundation Academic Scholarship

September 24, 2014

Senior Cheryl Hairston has been awarded the first NATA Foundation academic scholarship ever received by a George Mason University student. Read more...

One- and Two-Credit Physical Activity Courses Are the Perfect Fit

July 2, 2014

Physical activity courses introduce fun and fitness to students' busy schedules. Read more...

Eco-Tourism Students Research the Use of Local Food at Conferences

June 19, 2014

Students in Tour 312 conduct research on how conference planners can go "green" by using local food producers. Read more...

Discussing Sports: Not Merely a Trivial Pursuit

August 26, 2014

Chris Elzey, co-director of the Center for the Study of Sport and Leisure in Society, explains how discussion of sports is a discussion of what matters in our nation. Read more...

Thank You Cam Videos - RHT Graduation 2014

May 17, 2014

Enjoy these videos from graduates of the School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism!  Read More...


Graduation! Photos & Videos for the Class of 2014

May 12, 2014

Are you graduating this weekend? Check cehd.gmu.edu/class2014 for videos and more! Read More...


Take Courses at Mason's Arlington Summer Sports Institute

May 12, 2014

Interested in sport management? Students are invited to take courses this summer at Mason's Arlington Summer Sports Institute. Read More...


John Moore, Former Marriott Executive, Joins Mason Faculty

April 24, 2014

John Moore, formerly of Marriott International, has joined the faculty of the School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism in Mason’s College of Education and Human Development. He will begin teaching in Fall 2014. Read More...


Real Life 101 Weddings Panel Features Maggie Daniels

April 21, 2014

Monte Durham of "Say Yes to the Dress Atlanta" and Maggie Daniels captivated a full house with their talk on weddings last week.   Read More...


Moving SMART-ly: Lab Helps Athletes Avoid Injury

April 11, 2014

In recent decades, runners have adjusted to new shoes, music, clothing and energy bars. The innovation they would most like to see, however, has eluded them. Read More...


New Research to Focus on Youth Lacrosse Injuries

March 19, 2014

Mason professors will soon begin US Lacrosse-funded research that uses sensors to track how and why head and other injuries occur. Read More...


"Mason Miles" is First of Three Events for Kyle Wilson Memorial Scholarship

March 19, 2014

Mason's 5K/2K run tomorrow, a 10K walk in April, and a softball tournament over Labor Day all help raise funds for the Kyle Wilson Memorial Scholarship. Read More...


Bring on the Ice! Dr. Banville Merges Love of Winter Sports with Teaching

February 14, 2014

With the Winter Olympics in full swing, interest in the sport of curling is sky high! Read More...


Faculty, Students, and Alumni Represent Mason at the VATA Annual Meeting

January 13, 2014

Close to 50 faculty, students, and alumni from George Mason University participated in the Virginia Athletic Trainers' Association annual meeting this past weekend. Read More...


Morgan Maravich is Named to Top Ten Next Gens in Group Travel

January 9, 2014

A 2009 graduate of the Tourism and Events Management program was just named a Top Ten Next Gen for the tourism management industry. Read More...


Congratulations to Winter 2013 Graduates!

December 20, 2013

The faculty and staff of the College of Education and Human Development send all best wishes to the Winter 2013 graduates. Read More...


Postcards from the Field: An Internship With the Gravely Seadogs

November 12, 2013

Katie Cusson was a student teacher at an elementary school, an experience that confirmed her interest in becoming a physical education teacher. Read More...


Industry Experts Brainstorm Future Growth of Tourism and Events Management Program

November 26, 2013

The Tourism and Events Management program invited industry experts to provide their insights at a "think tank" yesterday to brainstorm the future growth of the popular program. Read More...


Mason Students Pass Rigorous Board Exam for Athletic Trainers

November 21, 2013

The Athletic Training Education program at George Mason University announced that nine seniors passed the national Board of Certification examination last week. Read More...


Graduation Information - December 19, 2013

November 18, 2013

Are you graduating in December? Many congratulations! Please see the graduation page for important dates and information. Read More...


Postcards from the Field: An Internship With the Washington Redskins

November 12, 2013

Olivia Mershon is a senior Sport Management major who provides an inside look at her sought-after internship with the Washington Redskins. Read More...


Spend Your Spring Break Studying Sports in Italy, Germany, and Switzerland

November 11, 2013

What are YOU doing over spring break this year? How about heading to Italy, Germany, and Switzerland for a unique, firsthand experience in international sport? Read More...


George Mason Researchers Think Saliva Might Contain Bio-Marker for Concussions

November 6, 2013

An article on NFL.com today and many other news outlets highlights the exciting work of George Mason professors Shane Caswell and Chip Petricoin in searching for concussion bio-markers in saliva Read More...


Continuing Education on Preventing Sudden Death in School-Age Athletes

November 5, 2013

A group of athletic trainers and directors, school nurses, and primary care physicians are meeting at George Mason University today to learn how to prevent sudden death in children and adolescents participating in sports.  Read More...


Shane Caswell's Research on Concussions is Highlighted in Washington Post

November 4, 2013

Shane Caswell's groundbreaking research on concussions in high school sports was highlighted in a major front page article in Sunday's Washington Post. Read More...

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