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CPASS provides creative and exciting ways to Start Fast Finish Strong

CPASS Start Fast Finish Strong program promotes student success

The College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences offers numerous resources to help students transition smoothly into their first year at West Virginia University. From online courses, to accelerated learning and leadership building programs, CPASS stands out by enhancing the first year experience for students.

The college’s Early Start Program allows incoming freshman students the unique opportunity to get a jumpstart on their coursework by taking an online summer course at in-state tuition rates. Students who take advantage of the Early Start program will also receive early registration for fall courses, an early fall move-in date and additional academic support services. The multiple benefits of the Early Start Program are hard to surpass.

ACE graduate goes global with new career opportunity

Caleb Fierbaugh launches global coaching career

Caleb Fierbaugh has always enjoyed a passion for sports. His decision to turn his zeal into a career will soon take him across the globe to begin a new position with the Kaiwen Academy in Beijing, China.

As a senior at South Charleston (W.Va.) High School, he made the decision to go into coaching through the encouragement of his summer league coach. As a fan of West Virginia University football and basketball, Fierbaugh knew that WVU was the best choice for him.

College sport and coaching science experts featured in upcoming state seminar

Guy Hornsby

Faculty from the West Virginia University College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences will host a workshop focused on sport and coaching science and long-term athlete development. WVU faculty will conduct the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) West Virginia State Clinic on the WVU Morgantown campus in early February. 

Strength and conditioning coaches and educators will provide scientific and applied based presentations and roundtable discussions on February 3, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in the WVU Mountainlair Gold and Blue rooms. The Center for Applied Coaching and Sport Science at CPASS will sponsor the event.