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CPASS's Tyler Elvin is Elected to Homecoming Court 2013

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CPASS is honored to announce that Tyler Elvin, senior Sports Management major, has been elected to the 2013 Homecoming Court. Elvin is very active throughout campus participating in the American Red Cross Blood Drive and Trunk or Treat. He is a member of the Sigma Nu fraternity, currently serving as president this year. Elvin serves on the Greek national board of governors. In the 2012-2013 school year Elvin was named Greek Man of the Year for his outstanding work in the Greek community. Elvin is an active member of Alpha Lambda Delta, College Republicans, Sport Management Club and Ski/Snowboard Club. Homecoming King and Queen will be announced on October 19 at half-time during the WVU football game against Texas Tech.

Grad Urges Teachers to Take Time with Students

James C. Jenkins, a Physical Education Teaching Education graduate, has become a jet setter since earning his degree. Jenkins, certified in both physical education and mathematics, has been teaching internationally for nine years.

“I spent two years in Bangkok, Thailand, two years in Tel Aviv, Israel, and five years in Hong Kong,” Jenkins said.

Markets Shift in the Battle of the Bats

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Jack Marucci, CPASS athletic training grad, and director of athletic training at Louisiana State University, was featured recently in USA Today about how his company, Marucci Bat Company, is rivaling the Louisville Slugger.

Jack Marucci’s hobby of making baseball bats in his backyard led him to start his company in 2002 to meet the demand of big league hitters. What no one knew was how successful the bats would become and that they would rival the infamous Louisville Slugger.

Summer Job Provides Student with Career Inspiration

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Michael “Mickey” Bennett credits his education from the College for his success in landing a summer position with the Rec PAC Program in Fairfax County, Virginia. 

“I feel like I have been extremely prepared for my future with so many things the CPASS program has offered me. It goes beyond learning in the classroom,” said Bennett.

Student Gains Hands-On Experience Through Internship

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Michael Jackson, West Virginia University sports management major, recently completed a summer internship with the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, a professional baseball team in the Atlantic League, Waldorf, Maryland.

Michael is a fifth year senior at WVU and transferred from Liberty University in 2011 where he played football. Jackson learned in November 2012 that he got the internship.