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Kinesiology and Physical Education

The Kinesiology and Physical Education department offers majors in Physical Education and Sport & Leisure Management for students who have a love of fitness and physical exercise. Students take classes in in exercise science, pedagogy and health/wellness while enjoying clinical field experience in public schools, recreational facilities and other agencies.

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Eastern Alumni

Zenzie, Lauren

Lauren Zenzie Communication ’15 “My communication classes taught me what I needed to know to pursue an on-air job after graduation.”

Minikowski, Andrew

Andrew Minikowski English ’12 “When I began law school, I discovered that my studies at Eastern had already honed most of the skills necessary to practice law. In addition to learning to write persuasively and critically, I learned to synthesize diverse viewpoints and facts into a coherent whole.”

Abigail Caselli

Abigail Caselli Psychology ’17 “Being involved in undergraduate research was the best decision I made at Eastern; I presented at research conferences, which helped me to be accepted into graduate school.”

Gardella, Chris

Chris Gardella Accounting ’15 “Volunteering with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program opened the door for me at KPMG, and also impacted me on a personal level — the gratitude you get from helping a client in need leaves a mark on you.”

DeFelice, Jessica

Jessica DeFelice Political Science ’16 “Eastern’s rigorous academic training provided me with the skills to successfully conduct research and proficiently author and present arguments. I look forward to a career of shaping policy to address women’s, children’s and family issues.”

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