UNCG Campus Weekly

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Campus People – March 31, 2010

011310CampusPeopleGraphicFeatured this week: Patrick Martin – Dr. C. P. Gause – Dr. Catherine Ennis

033110CampusPeople_MartinPatrick Martin
has joined UNCG as an assistant director of athletics. Martin has spent the last 15 years as a member of the athletic staff at Florida State. For the last three years, he served as the assistant director of athletics for ticket operations. He supervised all ticket operations for the department including home and away contests. Martin went to Florida State after working at the University of Virginia for 10 years and at the University of Louisville for three years. At UNCG, Martin will be responsible for identifying new initiatives for revenue generation; the design, plan and implementation of a departmental internship program; creating new effectiveness and efficiency plans for the department; and cultivating the department’s partnership with the Greensboro Sports Commission and other external audiences. He is also expected to take a vital role in the university’s upcoming NCAA certification process. Martin graduated from the University of North Carolina with a BS in journalism in 1981 and from Ohio University with a Master’s of Sports Administration in 1982.

033110CampusPeople_GauseDr. C. P. Gause was awarded a $5,000 travel grant from Dr. Dennis Carlson, professor and director of the Center for Education and Cultural Studies at Miami University and the Ford Foundation. The travel grant has been provided for Gause to present at the International Conference on Youth Work and Youth Studies, Sept. 6-10, in Glasgow, Scotland. Through a grant awarded by the Ford Foundation, Carlson has been collaborating with scholars from across the United States on the development of an edited volume on Youth Sexuality and Popular Culture by hosting two “Youth Sexuality Summits” this past year.

033110CampusPeople_EnnisDr. Catherine Ennis (Kinesiology) delivered the Alliance Scholar Lecture March 18 at the national convention of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance in Indianapolis, Ind. Her lecture, “On Their Own: Preparing Students for a Lifetime,” addressed the knowledge, skills and attitudes students should learn in order to stay physically active throughout their lives, particularly when parents, teachers and coaches are no longer there to provide the activities, structure and motivation. Ennis, whose research focuses on curriculum theory and development in physical education with specific applications to urban schools, is the president of the alliance’s Research Consortium.

WithTheStaffGood-bye: Kelvin W. Mosely, Grounds