Health and Exercise Sciences

  • Fitzpatrick Awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

    May 29, 2018

    Jamie Fitzpatrick, ES (’18), has been awarded a NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. Created in 1964, the scholarship promotes and encourages graduate education by rewarding the Association’s most accomplished student-athletes through their participation in NCAA championship and/or emerging sports. Athletics and academic achievements, campus involvement, community service, volunteer activities and demonstrated leadership are evaluated. An equitable approach […]

  • Benjamin Lasser is a 2018 Phi Beta Kappa Initiate

    May 3, 2018

    Benjamin Lasser, a junior Health Science and Biology double major currently studying abroad in Spain was among 22 students recently inducted into the Delta of Missouri Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at Truman State University. Ben is the son of David and Marianne Lasser of Normal, Illinois. The Truman State University chapter of Phi Beta […]

  • Athletic Training Student Passes BOC on First Attempt

    May 1, 2018

    Jillian Fields, senior athletic training major, passed the BOC exam on her first attempt! After graduation, she will be a certified athletic trainer.  The athletic training program is at a 100% first time BOC exam pass rate this year!

  • HES Student Travels to Belize

    March 20, 2018

    Exercise Science senior Jessica Carlson traveled to Belize over winter break for AMSA’s 8-day medical mission trip. The purpose of the trip was to provide medical care to Belizean communities in need. This trip was an international servicing learning trip provided by ISL. In Belize the students were able to serve the community and also […]

  • Laura Stade Shares her Truman HES Experience

    February 15, 2018

    As a transfer student, I sought a reputable and established program that would allow me to achieve my educational goals within a specific time frame.  My education in Health Science at Truman far exceeded my expectations and provided me with a strong foundation that has been essential in shaping the professional I am today. I continue […]

  • HES Student and Athlete Displays Cup Stacking

    January 21, 2018

    Elijah Farrales is an avid cup stacker, and has been from a young age.  He is a Junior Exercise Science major and an Admissions Ambassador, as well as a member of the Track and Field team. Elijah aspires to enter the medical field and to use his knowledge to help others live fuller lives. **Elijah […]

  • Truman HES — A Great Starting Point for a Career in Public Health

    January 20, 2018

    “As an international student, I was quite nervous about attending university in the U.S., but Truman was so welcoming that it became home for me for the years I spent there. After graduation I went back to my home country, Tanzania, so that I could work in the public health field there. In 2016, I […]

  • HLTH 440 Students Present their Capstone Projects

    January 19, 2018

    On December 4, 2017 the following Health Science students in HLTH 440 (Program Implementation and Evaluation) course presented their Capstone projects: Jessi Falvey & Nicole Sparks:  HLTH 255 & HLTH 290 Teaching Assistants Aviance Webb & Mitchell Schroeder:  Dental Health for Pre-K & K Students Shayda Afrassiab:  Matter of Balance Classes Hyerin Kim & Raven […]

  • Truman Alum Recounts on HES Experience

    January 18, 2018

    Where has the time gone?!?!  I graduated from Truman with an Exercise Science (Pre-Med) degree in 2005.  In my four years there, not only did I grow as a professional/student, I also grew as a person.  I can’t give enough credit to the phenomenal HES professors I had (many of which are still there to this […]

  • Gaining the Knowledge & Tools to Pursue a Passion for Medicine

    December 12, 2017

    The HES program at Truman State University provided me with all the knowledge and tools I needed to pursue my passion for medicine. My favorite things about the HES program were the small class sizes and the ability to build relationships with my professors. My professors were very accessible and willing to provide me with extra opportunities […]

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