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Association of Recreation Enthusiasts (A.R.E.)

Purpose:  To provide a welcoming cohesive student based organization where members can enjoy and participate in all forms of recreation while also focusing on professional development.

Sponsor: Allie Thomas, kc37@txstate.edu  

Sponsor: Jessica Dupree, jesdupree@txstate.edu

President: Kassie Holmes

Vice President:  Holly Davidson

Treasurer: Azeneth Valle

Committee Chairs: Cady Mulke, Alyssa Romano, Masyn Upchurch, Mackenzie Falcon


Exercise & Sports Science Graduate Student Organization Mission

The purpose of this organization is to provide opportunities for graduate students with different backgrounds to embrace and celebrate the rich dimensions of diversity, to bond and work together, to attend professional conferences and social activities. New graduate students will have the opportunity to connect with other students to give them support and knowledge on how to prosper in the Exercise Science graduate program. Members will also be able to share any concerns they may have so the organization can work towards finding a solution.

Officers

  • President: Lillie Renteria
  • Vice President: Nigel Jiwan
  • Treasurer: Haley Coates
  • Secretary: Andrew Gonzales

Faculty Advisors

  • Dr. Ting Liu
  • Dr. Matt McAllister

Meetings

Meetings will be held the first Friday of the month. Minutes of the meetings will be emailed to the members.

Members

Membership in the organization shall be open to those regularly-enrolled at Texas State University as graduate level students from the Exercise Science discipline. Students will need to be in good academic standing (GPA of 3.0 or higher). There will be no membership fee for ESS graduate student to join.

How to join?

If you are interested in joining the graduate student organization, please click the link:

https://groupme.com/join_group/53246495/J4atWyV5Pleas

Activities

The Graduate Organization plans various activities including social events, community service, and fundraising events.

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Athletic Training and Sports Medicine Club

Purpose: The ATSM club is an informal place for current and prospective athletic training students to network together through social activities and learning experiences.

Sponsor: Carla Heffner, ch37@txstate.edu

Sponsor: Jason Karlik, jk19@txstate.edu 


REC Honorary Club: Rio Phi Lambda, BETA Epsilon Chapter

Purpose: is an Honorary Professional Recreation, Park, and Leisure Services Fraternity

1.      To recognize superior recreation/parks/ leisure major students;

2.      To encourage the development of professional standards for the leisure field;

3.      To stimulate the personal development of individual members' professional growth in the leisure field;

4.      To cultivate, foster and promote a sentiment of amity among the students of the leisure profession; and

5.      To recognize those persons who have made outstanding contributions to the field of recreation/parks/leisure.

Sponsor: Jo An Zimmermann, jz15@txstate.edu

President: Sam Torro

Vice President: Joshua Waclawczyk

Treasurer: Sarah Walters

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