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Corporate Wellness Specialization Added to M.Ed. Program

NCU recently announced the launch of a new M.Ed. degree specialization, Corporate Wellness.

The 12-week Specialization Courses are:

  • Wellness Coaching - Lifestyle Change;
  • Wellness Leadership and Professional Development;
  • Business Aspects in Corporate Fitness and Wellness; and
  • Worksite Health Promotion.

The specialization is the 19th in the School of Education’s Master of Education program. Additional information on these certificates is available here.

Kelley Walters, Ph.D.

Kelley Walters, Ph.D.

Karen Ferguson, Ph.D.

Karen Ferguson, Ph.D.

Blair Riggle, Ph.D.

Blair Riggle, Ph.D.

Jeannette Lovern, Ph.D.

Jeannette Lovern, Ph.D.

Linda Bloomberg, Ph.D.

Linda Bloomberg, Ph.D.

Mary J Goggins Selke, Ph.D.

Mary J Goggins Selke, Ph.D.

Thomas Pucci’s, Ph.D.

Thomas Pucci’s, Ph.D.

Faculty Accomplishments

  • Kelley Walters, Ph.D. was named Interim Dean of the School of Education.
  • Karen Ferguson, Ph.D. (Assistant Dean) co-presented at United States Distance Learning Association in St. Louis, Mo.; her presentation was “First Course Success: Using Data to Predict Program Success.” She also attended the AACTE Annual Conference.
  • Blair Riggle, Ph.D., joined the School of Education as a Core Faculty member.
  • Jeannette Lovern, Ph.D. and Linda Bloomberg, Ph.D., have been named Associate Directors of Accountability for the School of Education.
  • Mary J Goggins Selke, Ph.D. (Program Director) was a guest clinician at a 2-day Tulsa Community College Spring Workshop for Allied Health and Nursing Faculty. She presented and worked with faculty and administration on “Designing Rubrics for Assessment: Evaluation of Student Learning Outcomes in the Health Sciences.”
  • Thomas Pucci’s, Ph.D. (Core Faculty) article “An Examination of Teacher’s Certification or Non-Certification on Student’s Achievement” was published in the Journal of Elementary and Secondary Education. He also served as a consultant at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Certification Compliance Review and attended the National Academy of Sports Medicine’s (NASM) annual conference.