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Reflections from a graduate

Samantha Rancourt

Like many graduates, Ms. Rancourt is reflecting during convocation on the years completing her degree; on what contributed to her success; and on what lessons are worth sharing with new students.

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A pathway to resilience

Gemma Hickey

Memorial University student and public activist, Ms. Gemma HIckey hopes to encourage others to integrate physical fitness and healthier food into their lifestyle in order to combat mental illness.  After her own training this past year for her cross island Hope Walk which departs Port aux Basques in July, Ms. Hickey has seen the physical and mental benefits of a more active lifestyle.

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Matt and Maud Foster Bursary established

Drs. John Hewson and Heather Foster

On Friday, May 15, 2015 the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation had the opportunity to recognize the establishment of the Matt and Maud Foster Bursary. This will be an annual bursary for a varsity soccer player.

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For more information, contact us:
Dr. Heather Carnahan, dean
Human Kinetics and Recreation
Memorial University of Newfoundland
(709) 864-8129 or
Welcome to the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation. This website is a glimpse of the wide range of degrees we offer and the fascinating research we undertake from obesity to offshore survival, from pedagogy to basic neuromuscular investigations, to athletes/participants with disabilities, and coach development. Read more...