HPLS announce inaugural Aloysius and Lillian Kluka International Leadership Fellowship recipients

HPLS announce inaugural Aloysius and Lillian Kluka International Leadership Fellowship recipients

The School of Human Performance and Leisure Sciences is pleased to announce the inaugural recipients of the Aloysius and Lillian Kluka International Leadership Fellowship.

Founded in fall 2012, the Kluka fellowship is awarded twice annually to applicants from HPLS who display leadership at the international level by serving in leadership capacities for international organizations, are presenting at international conferences, conducting educational seminars/conferences, formulating collaborative research, or other related opportunities consistent with the HPLS five-year strategic plan.

The fellowship helps students, faculty, and staff defray the cost of international trips by fully or partially funding the travel costs, based on project budget, for professional development at international conferences.

The fellowship was named in honor of Aloysius and Lillian Kluka, parents of HPLS Dean Dr. Darlene Kluka. The award will be granted twice annually, on October 1 for activities between January 1 and May 31, and on March 1 for activities between June 1 and December 31.

The spring 2013 recipients are:

Dr. Kathy Ludwig, Chair of the Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences for being an invited USA research delegate representing Barry University at the Fifth International Conference of Ministers and Senior Officials Responsible for Physical Education and Sport (MINEPS V) sponsored by the International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization in Berlin, Germany, May 26-30,2013.

Mr. Ed Londono, Director of Campus Recreation and Wellness for presentations at the Symposium of Physical Culture, Sport and Recreation to promote Fit, Fit, Friday’s leading to partnerships between universities at the Universidad de Santo Thomas in Bogota, Colombia, May 5-19,2013.

Dr. Gualberto Cremades, Associate Professor, Director of SES Graduate Programs and Coordinator of Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology Programs for presenting his latest research on brain wave activity applications to imagery processes, to partner with faculty and students and to formulate a Memorandum of Understanding between the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain and Barry University, June 6-8, 2013.

Dr. Nauris Tamulevicius, Associate Professor, Exercise Physiology Program, SES St. Petersburg to serve as a member of the International Council Physical Activity and Fitness Research Scientific Committee, to present and chair a scientific session at the Symposium of the International Council for Physical Activity and Fitness Research in Hamilton, New Zealand, August 29-31, 2013.

Dr. Gayle Workman, Associate Professor, Coordinator of Sport Management Programs for presenting a paper on Marketing Outdoor Aventure for Mature Adults at the University of the Highlands Centre for Recreation and Tourism Research and to facilitate a Memorandum of Understanding between West Highland College and Barry University, in the Isle of Skye, Scotland, United Kingdom, May 21-23, 2013.