Student Organizations

Active

Students are encouraged to join the HPERC Department's student organization ACTIVE. The mission of this organization is to promote career and professional development opportunities for students interested in health, physical education, human performance, recreation, coaching, sport and related fields. The student organization organizes a Fall and Spring speaker series to enhance professional networking opportunities for students. The student leadership team also seeks to provide organized volunteer opportunities and hosts yearly campus events to enhance students' campus involvement, community involvement, and future career development in HPERC related fields.

Students in HPERC may consider membership to the following national organizations:

  • American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD)
  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
  • American Education Research Association Research Focus on Education and Sport (AERA)
  • American College Personnel Association Commission on Athletics and Recreation (ACPA)

There are also several regional national affiliates and individual state organizations in which departmental majors may seek membership. Please consult with your faculty advisor to identify appropriate associations.

Other UWW Student Organizations

For information on other student organizations, please visit the Student Organization Directory.