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Recent Student Accomplishments

J.B. Nash Award

  • Abigail Stewart (2014)
  • Karyn Schutzer (2011)
  • Melissa Fromm (2010)
  • Nicole Corcoran (2008)

Department Majors of the Year

  • Abigail Stewart and Kevin Crudele (2014)
  • Mackenzie Klump and Andrew Herman (2013)
  • Aimee Cook and Andrew Herman (2012)
  • Karyn Schutzer and Zachary Kiggins (2011)
  • Melissa Fromm and Nick Mangan (2010)
  • Alyse Valentini and Jake Colwell (2009)

NASPE Outstanding Major of the Year Award

  • Ryan Walker (2014)
  • Andrew Herman (2013)
  • Nick Mangan (2012)
  • Karyn Schutzer (2011)
  • Brandon Herwick (2010)
  • Lauren Friedlander (2009)

Adapted Physical Activity Council Student Recognition Award

  • Scott Miele (2013)

EDA Outstanding Future Professional Award

  • Kaitlyn Fortier and Kyle Shea (2014)

Chancellor’s Award

  • Kyle Shea (2014)
  • Jessica Evans and Lima Stafford (2013)
  • Brandon Herwick (2010)
  • Ashley Chapple (2009)

Bessie Park Award

  • Jennifer Ranieri (2014)
  • Sara Koppenhaver (2013)         
  • Rachel Barry (2012)      
  • Karyn Schutzer (2011)
  • Melissa Fromm and Rose Morrison (2010)
  • Ashely Chapple and Lauren Friedlander (2009)

Dorothy Arnsdorff Award

  • Kaitlyn Fortier (2014)
  • Suzanne Leslie (2013)
  • Nicole Sherman (2012)
  • Kelsey Allen (2011)
  • Kate Bartholomew (2010)
  • Ilona Szotyori (2009)

T. Fred  Holloway Award

  • John Stephens (2014)
  • Harrison Hefele (2013)
  • Jared Myhrberg (2012)
  • Gino Bisceglia (2011)
  • Bryan Wiley (2010)
  • Jake Zanetti (2009)

T. Fred “Prof” Holloway Award

  • William O’Hare and Alexandra Levine (2014)
  • Kevin Yarnell and Elena Fallon (2013)
  • Scott Gilberti and Lauren Herman (2012)
  • Jack Murphy (2011)

Francis J. Moench Award

  • Kyle Shea (2014)
  • Kevin Yarnell (2013)
  • Kevin Yarnell (2012)
  • Michael Fickbohm (2011)
  • David Fannon (2010)
  • Sean Cully (2009)

Phi Kappa Phi Scholar of the Year

  • Kyle Shea (2014)
  • Sara Koppenhaver and Suzanne Leslie (2013)
  • Nicholas Mangan and Jenna Lynn Monahan (2011)

Excellence in Leadership

  • Lauren Herman (2011) 

Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society

  • Kimberly Quartier (2012)

Tau Sigma National Honor Society

  • Michael Carofano, Aimee Cook, Kyle Roberts and Brianna Sullivan (2014)
  • Rachel Andrews, Sean Doner, Thomas Meyerson, and John Taft (2013)

Leadership in Civic Engagement Award

  • Abigail Stewart and Nicholas Vachon (2014)
  • Scott Stampfl (2012)

Undergraduate Research Assistantship

  • Abigail Stewart (2014)
  • Kelsey Bordwell (Summer Fellowship, 2013)

Graduate Research Foundation Award

  • Jessie Ford (2014)

Graduate Student Publications and Presentations

 

Glennon, W. (2014). More than just laps. Mini-Conference, SUNY Cortland, NY.

Byrnes, M., Stimson, J., & Jones, J. (2014). Adding some adventure in physical education. Mini-Conference, SUNY Cortland, NY.

Perkins, K., Columna, L., Lieberman, L., Bailey, J. (2013). Parental perceptions of physical activity for their children with visual impairments and blindness. The Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 107(2), 131-142.

Foley, J.T., Gasperetti, B.A., MacDonald, C. M., Yang, S.P., & Lieberman, L. (2013, April) Exergames to Engage Youth With Visual Impairments in Physical Activity. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Conference, Charlotte, NC.  Abstract: Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 84:sup1, A-87.

Foley, J.T., Gasperetti, B.A., MacDonald, C. M., Yang, S.P., & Lieberman, L. (2013, April) Exergames to Engage Youth With Visual Impairments in Physical Activity. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Conference, Charlotte, NC.

Chaapel, H., Columna, L., Lytle, R., & Bailey, J. (May 31, 2012). Parental expectations about adapted physical education services. Journal of Special Education. Retrieved from http://sed.sagepub.com/content/early/2012/05/29/0022466912447661.full.pdf.

Perkins, K., Columna, L., Bailey J., & Lieberman, L. (March, 2012). Parental perceptions toward physical activity for children with visual impairments. Presented at the AAHPERD National Convention (poster), Boston, MA.

Stuttle, K. & Foley, J.T. (March, 2012). Reliability of the New York State Basketball Skills Rubric. Presented at the AAHPERD National Convention, Boston, MA.

Cook, A., Columna, L., Foley, J., & Bailey, J. (March, 2012). Parental perceptions of adapted physical education teachers working with children with autism. Presented at the AAHPERD National Convention, Boston, MA. 

Walkuski, J.J., Bevivino, D.J, & Berkowitz, R. (November, 2011). Play hands free with Sepak.         Presented at the NYSAHPERD Conference, Verona, NY.

Boffoli, N., Foley, J. T., Gasperetti, B., Yang, S.P, & Lieberman, L. (2011). Enjoyment levels of youth with visual impairments playing different exergames. INSIGHT: Research and Practice in Visual Impairment and Blindness, 4 (4), 171-176.

Corcoran, N., Columna, L., Rocco, S.D., Davis, T., & Bailey, J. (April, 2011). Physical education teacher candidate’s perceptions toward teaching in inclusive classes. Presented at AAHPERD National Convention, San Diego, CA.

Foland, J.L., Kniffin, M., Foley, J.T., & Bailey, J. (March, 2011). Body image in female participants of an outdoor education program. Presented at the AAHPERD National Convention, San Diego, CA.

Foland, J.L., Kniffin, M., Foley, J.T., & Bailey, J. (March, 2010) Body image in female participants of an outdoor education program. AAHPERD National Convention (poster), Published Abstract: Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.

Foley, J., & Murphy, J., Graczyk, C. (2010). The four most important documents in physical education. Presented at NYSAHPERD Central Zone Conference, Cortland, NY.

Foley, J.T., Folmer, E., Morelli, T.M., Morningstar, M., Corcoran, N., & Lieberman, L., (June, 2010). Comparison of vibrotactile/audio and audio cues while playing an exergame for users who are blind. Presented at American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. Baltimore, Maryland.

Boffoli, N. & Foley, J.T., (March, 2010) Enjoyment levels of youth with visual impairments whileplaying exergames. Presented at the AAHPERD National Convention. Indianapolis, Indiana.

Gasperetti, B.A., Foley, J.T., Yang, S.P., Columna, L., & Lieberman, L. (March, 2010). Comparison of three exergames played by youth with visual impairments. AAHPERD National Convention (poster), San Diego, CA. Published Abstract: Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.

Gasperetti, B., Milford, M., Blanchard, D., Yang, S.P., Lieberman, L., Foley, J.T. (2010). Dance Dance Revolution and EyeToy Kinetic modifications for youth with visual impairments. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 81(4), 15-17.

Yang, S.P., Broddus, R., Miller, S., Cofrancesco, J., Keeney, K. (2010). Does feedback really           work? The effects of feedback on step accuracy and perceived exertion while playing iDANCE. Presented at Games For Health 2010, Boston, MA (poster).

Columna, L., Chaapel, L., Barnhart, J., Friedlander, L. (2008). Sensory and developmentally appropriate activities for children with disabilities. Presented at NYSAHPERD Central Zone Conference, Cortland, NY.


Undergraduate Publications and Presentations

 

Stewart, A. & Baert, H. (2014). Fun One-Minute Physical Education Brain Busters. Mini-Conference, January 31, 2014.

Stewart, A. & Baert, H. (2014). Role modeling in technology. Poster Presentation, AAHPERD Conference, St. Louis, MO.

Foley, J.T., Lloyd, M., Vogl, D., & Temple, V.A. (2014). Obesity Trends of 8-18 year old Special Olympians: 2005-2010. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 35(3), 705-710. doi: 10.1016/j.ridd.2013.12.005.

Madden, M. & Adams, A. (2014, Spring). Teaching invasion games through tactics. Presented at the SUNY Cortland Mini-Conference, Cortland, NY.

Madden, M. & Adams, A. (2013, Fall). Teaching invasion games through tactics. Presented at the New York State AHPERD convention, Verona, NY.

Walkuski J., Carlone G., Ehrenreich M. & Weaver M. (2012, November). Creativity, Fun and Comfort in the Water. New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, and Dance Annual State Conference, Verona, NY.

Walkuski J., Mercado A. & Trombly M. (2012, November). Teaching Fitness Concepts the Active Way. New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, and Dance Annual State Conference, Verona, NY.

Klump, M. & Walkuski, J.J. (November, 2011). The meshing of art and movement. Presented at the NYSAHPERD Conference, Verona, NY.

Walkuski, J.J., Baert, H., Cunningham, E., Moore, C., Gage, C. & Koppenhaver, S. (November, 2011). Get ready for fitness assessment!  Presented at the NYSAHPERD Conference, Verona, NY.

Walkuski, J.J., Bevivino, D.J, & Berkowitz, R. (November, 2011). Play hands free with Sepak.          Presented at the NYSAHPERD Conference, Verona, NY.

Warren, G., Heim, C. & Walkuski, J.J. (November, 2011). Touch rugby for everyone. Presented at the NYSAHPERD Conference, Verona, NY.

Walkuski, J.J., Schutzer K., Heil, K & Piperato, J. (November, 2010). Major’s Club survival skills: Keeping everyone on the island. Presented at NYSAHPERD Conference, Verona, NY.

Walkuski, J.J., Corcoran, N., Bartholemew, K., & Cunningham, E. (November, 2010). Fitness: Build It In. Presented at NYSAHPERD Conference, Verona, NY.

Yang, S., DiRienzo, A., Caloia, A., Cunningham, E., Herman, L. (October, 2010). Exergame Workshop Presented at NYSAHPERD Central Zone Conference, Cortland, NY.

Yang. S.P., Bevivino, D.J., Stroh, F. (2010). Get your game on: How video games inform good physical education teacher practices. Proceedings from ED-MEDIA 2010.-World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (Published abstract).

Foley, J., Yang, S. & Weaver, J.  (2009). MVPA comparisons while playing DDR, Eyetoy Kinetic and Xavix Tennis. Presented at the AAHPERD National Convention, Tampa, FL.

Columna, L. &  Atencio, J. (2009). Perceived barriers and benefits of physical activity of Hispanic parents of children with disabilities living in Guatemala. Presented at the AAHPERD National Convention, Tampa, FL.

Columna, L., Chaapel, L., Barnhart, J., Friedlander, L. (2008). Sensory and developmentally appropriate activities for children with disabilities. Presented at NYSAHPERD Central Zone Conference, Cortland, NY.