Dr. Melanie Poudevigne, director of Health and Fitness Management, and Dr. Harry Chung, assistant professor in Health and Fitness Management, successfully achieved national accreditation of our Health and Fitness Management program. This now means that all the College of Health programs eligible for accreditation are nationally accredited.
Dr. Rodger Bates, professor of Sociology, was honored as the recipient of the 2016 GSA Meritorious Service Award at the Georgia Sociological Association Meetings in October. Bates was recognized for his contributions to scholarship in support of the Journal of Public and Professional Sociology. He has three of the top five most accessed articles in the journal, and his contributions have been viewed in more than 30 countries.