Fargo, N.D. –– Anita Gust, doctoral student in the wellness program at NDSU; David Barney of Oklahoma State University; and Gary Liguori, associate professor of health, nutrition and exercise sciences at NDSU, had the manuscript, “College Students’ Usage of Personal Music Players During Exercise,” accepted to the International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance Research Journal.
Kelly Sassi, assistant professor of English and education at NDSU, and West Fargo teachers Alissa Helm and Molly Bestge, will present at the 100th anniversary conference of the National Council of Teachers of English in Chicago, Nov. 17-22. Their presentation, "Common Core Standards and the Dilemma of Writing a District-wide Curriculum," is based on a yearlong project to adopt the common core standards and write district curriculum that aligns with the new standards. The discussant for their presentation will be Anne Gere, director of the Council’s James R. Squire Office of Policy Research, in Washington, D.C.
Brad Strand, professor of health, nutrition and exercise sciences at NDSU, was the keynote speaker at the Montana Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance 75th anniversary convention held in Helena, Mont. The title of his speech was “The Role of a Lifetime.” He also presented a session for future professionals titled “Intentional Networking and Professionalism.”
Gary Liguori, associate professor of health, nutrition and exercise sciences at NDSU, was invited to give the keynote lecture at the 16th annual Japanese Fitness Association meeting in Tokyo. This will be Liguori’s second trip to speak at the conference.