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Kinesiology and Physical Education

Kinesiology and Physical Education


Physical education students win national college bowl

For the second year in a row and fourth year overall, Eastern physical education teacher candidates have won the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) America National College Bowl.

Posted on April 03, 2023 by Ed Osborn and Michael Rouleau

River Walk

Campus Briefs
River Walk | Neville Brown | Silent Film

Physical education students trek through Mount Hope River; Art major wins Eastern’s Library Research Award; Music students create sound for classic silent film; Senior Art Exhibition...

Posted on May 17, 2022

SHAPE Bowl team left to right: Sarah Gallagher '23, Cole Paquin '23, Joe Banas '22 and Madeleine McGee '22.

Third win for physical education students at SHAPE Bowl

Eastern Connecticut State University’s Physical Education program continued its tradition of winning the annual Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) College Bowl competition on...

Posted on May 02, 2022 by Molly Boucher


Physical education students represent state and University
Franchetti and McGee named 'Outstanding Future Professionals'

Eastern Connecticut State University students Alexa Franchetti and Madeleine McGee were recognized as Outstanding Future Professionals by the Connecticut Association for Health, Physical Education,...

Posted on December 06, 2021 by Bobbi Brown

Zuzu Acrobats

Campus Briefs

Zuzu Acrobats perform thrilling Kenyan acrobatics on campus; Baseball remains unanimous no. 1 in New England; Students and faculty awarded for research and mentorship at CREATE conference; Physical...

Posted on May 06, 2021

SHAPE America

Physical education students, professor receive SHAPE America awards

Two students and one faculty member from Eastern’s Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE) received awards at the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) Eastern...

Posted on May 06, 2021 by Bobbi Brown

alumni video chat

From a Distance, Alumni Keep in Touch with Students

COVID-19 may have created social distancing for Eastern students, faculty and staff, but the virus has not stopped Eastern alumni from doing a terrific job of staying in touch with their former...

Posted on May 06, 2020 by Dwight Bachman

KPE student captains pose for a photo.

KPE Students Win State Physical Education Cup 4 Years Running

Eastern Connecticut State University Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE) students won the Dee Perrelli College Bowl on Nov. 21. In its 10th year, the bowl is hosted by the Connecticut...

Posted on November 21, 2019 by Vania Galicia

Cross country coach Kathy Manizza and Professor Charlie Chatterton finish an early-morning lap.

11th Annual Poverty Awareness Marathon Benefits Shawn’s Cupboard

Eastern Connecticut State University held its 11th annual Poverty Awareness Marathon on Oct. 18. More than 100 members of the Eastern community ran and walked to raise awareness of poverty in...

Posted on October 18, 2019 by Vania Galicia

The new Shafer hall lounge

Goddard, Shafer Halls Reopen to New Look and Purpose

Two fabled buildings on the Eastern campus reopened their doors this fall semester after undergoing extensive renovations for more than a year. Shafer Hall, formerly home to the university’s...

Posted on September 12, 2019 by Michael Rouleau

book cover

Gregory Kane Releases New Edition Book on Sport Leadership

Gregory Kane, kinesiology and physical education professor at Eastern Connecticut State University, recently released the second edition of his book “Sport Leadership in the 21st...

Posted on January 31, 2019 by Raven Dillon

Nanette Tummers Authors ‘Healthy Choices’ Book

Nanette Tummers, professor of kinesiology and physical education at Eastern Connecticut State University, recently published “Healthy Choices for Your Health, Wellness, and Overall...

Posted on January 10, 2019 by Jordan Corey

Faculty Present in 3 October Scholars Forums

Eastern faculty continue to share their prolific scholarship with the campus community during the University’s Faculty Scholars Forum. In the month of October, three professors shared...

Posted on November 01, 2018 by Dwight Bachman

Poverty Awareness Marathon Raises 378 Food Items

Eastern Connecticut State University held its 10th annual Poverty Awareness Marathon on Oct. 5. The event culminated with 197 members of the Eastern community who walked and ran to raise awareness,...

Posted on October 12, 2018 by Raven Dillon

Running to Break the Cycle of Poverty

It’s 6:45 a.m., and the usual buzz of construction at Eastern Connecticut State University is absent this late September morning. It is too early for cars to be driving through campus, yet...

Posted on October 05, 2017 by Casey Collins

KPE Students Win College Bowl at National Convention

A team of kinesiology and physical education students from Eastern Connecticut State University won the first College Bowl at the SHAPE (Society of Health and Physical Educators) National...

Posted on April 06, 2017

Eastern’s Eighth Annual Poverty Awareness Marathon

Eastern Connecticut State University held its eighth annual Poverty Awareness Marathon on Sept. 23. More than 400 food items were donated to the Covenant Soup Kitchen and Windham Area Interfaith...

Posted on September 27, 2016 by Michael Rouleau