ESHP News Archive
Alumnus Chris Ruden Featured on Good Morning America
Chris Ruden, an alumnus of the Exercise Science and Health Promotion program, and amputee powerlifter, entrepreneur and motivational speaker, was interviewed on Good Morning America about turning adversity into an advantage. Watch here.
Cancer Conundrum: Investigating the Complicated Side Effects of Cachexia
Researcher Andy Khamoui, Ph.D., from the Department of Exercise Science and Health Promotion, and member of FAU’s I-Health, is researching a life-threatening complication of cancer with limited treatment options, in hopes of finding a treatment. Read more.
Take A Tour of the Exercise Science Biochemistry Lab
Chair and professor, Michael Whitehurst, Ph.D., tells us about some of the advanced equipment our students use and are trained on in the Department of Exercise Science and Health Promotion's Biochemistry Lab, preparing them for exciting careers.
Spring 2020 Graduates
Kelsey Witkay, B.S. in Exercise Science and Health Promotion
Congratulations to Kelsey Witkay, who graduated with a B.S. in Exercise Science and Health Promotion. Kelsey focused primarily on athletes and athletic performance and competed for four years as a member of FAU’s Swim and Dive team. Kelsey describes FAU as her “Home away from home.” She goes on to say, “My professors always had the student’s best interest at heart and my team, especially, became my family. The Exercise Science program definitely went above and beyond in preparing me for my field of interest post-graduation."
Sigourney Kame, B.S. in Exercise Science and Health Promotion
Congratulations to Sigourney Kame, who earned a B.S. in Exercise Science and Health Promotion. Sigourney competed as a student athlete during her time at FAU, where she was a member of the FAU volleyball team. Sigourney shared, “[Now] that my time at FAU has come to an end after four incredible years, I am super grateful that God blessed me with such amazing people here at FAU (the Exercise Science and Health Promotion Department, Volleyball Team, Athletics, and entire FAU community), who all truly care about you as a person.” Read more.