Mississippi State University
Dr. Stamatis Agiovlasitis at Mississippi State University is seeking to recruit 2 students for pursuing a Ph.D. degree with an assistantship under his mentoring at Mississippi State University. He is looking for motivated students with good research, writing, and communication skills. The 2 positions are for students with research interests in the area of Physical Activity and Health in Individuals with Down Syndrome and Intellectual Disability Across the Lifespan.
Preparation of Leadership Personnel in Adapted Physical Activity
East Carolina University, in collaboration with eight universities throughout the United States, has been selected to receive funding from the Office of Special Education, U.S. Department of Education to train doctoral students in the area of adapted physical activity.
This funding will support tuition, stipends, and conference travel funds for doctoral students from 2019 to 2024. Doctoral scholars will have the opportunity to participate in a nation-wide, multi-site consortium focused on doctoral training in adapted physical activity.
Training Leaders to Improve Education and Health Outcomes of Individuals with High-Intensity Needs: A Multi-institution Mentorship Consortium
Three Primary Facets
(a) bi-weekly online seminars
(b) annual face-to-face summer institute
(c) exchange program
Faculty and Universities Involved
Marty Block (University of Virginia)
Suzanna Dillon (Texas Women’s)
Justin Haegele (Old Dominion University)
Sean Healy (University of Delaware)
Samuel Hodge (Ohio State University)
Sam Logan (Oregon State)
Deborah Shapiro (Georgia State)
Andrea Taliaferro/Samantha Ross (West Virginia)
JK Yun (East Carolina)
For more information, please contact:
East Carolina University
Justin A. Haegele
Old Dominion University