The Department of Kinesiology offers sport and movement-based programs supported by
superior teaching, scholarship, and service.
The Department of Kinesiology creates and sustains sport and movement-based programs
supported by superior teaching, scholarship, and service. We promote sport and movement
The Department of Kinesiology is one of the largest departments in the College of
Health Professions, with over 30 full time faculty and over 1200 undergraduate students.
Currently residing in Burdick Hall, we offer students enhanced learning experiences
in our state of the art classrooms, a computer classroom, a student computer lab,
an athletic training simulation lab, practical instructional facilities, faculty research
space, and a gymnasium facility.
Students graduating from our programs join the work force in a range of fields, including
exercise physiology, sports nutrition, strength and conditioning, physical education,
recreation management, health and fitness, community relations, professional sports,
medical and pharmaceutical sales, and sports medicine and physical therapy clinics.
Many also go on for further training through graduate studies in areas such as athletic
training, public health, occupational therapy, physical therapy, nutrition, sport
management, education, and chiropractics.
Outstanding Seniors 2020
Alexis Bottone, Sport Management '20
“Alexis has displayed both academic and professional expertise throughout her time
at TU. She is a reflective and analytical thinker, a strong writer and communicator,
and a thoughtful and empathetic professional who continues to represent the department,
college and university with distinction. She is indeed a worthy recipient of this
-Dr. Tim Chandler
Taylor Dudley-Vera, Physical Education '20
"Taylor Dudley-Vera is an excellent selection for the Outstanding Senior Award. Taylor
is currently a physical education teacher in Prince George’s County. In her final
senior project, a bold statement, Taylor argued that the field needs more diverse
representation in the teaching field. By drawing on research and current experiences,
Taylor promoted the importance of culturally sustaining pedagogies in physical education
- and that the field needs to shift to serve ALL students. We are very proud of Taylor’s
accomplishments in the classroom, in her current position, and in her community. There
is no doubt that she is an Outstanding representation of the Physical Education Teacher
Education program at Towson University."
-Dr. Dillon Landi
Brittany Kirk, Athletic Training '20
"Brittany has demonstrated her ability to be a well rounded student through strong
academic commitment (3.7 cum GPA), dedication to a future career in athletic training
(has accepted a graduate assistant athletic training position at Lock Haven University
in PA where she will complete a graduate degree and work as an athletic trainer),
the need for contribution to the literature (will be presenting her case study at
the upcoming Mid-Atlantic Athletic Trainers' Association Conference - regional AT
conference), and values service to the community and profession (editor for the Athletic
Training Alumni Newsletter, Member of the Athletic Training Club)."
-Mary Nadelen, Clinical Associate Professor
Nick Reveille, Exercise Science '20
"Nick is an intelligent, kind and mature student with a great sense of humor. He has maintained
a 4.0 GPA and is a member of the TU Honors College and Marching Band. Nick has been
working in my lab through Independent Study for past academic year. In the lab, he
is an incredibly hard worker, always reliable and excellent with participants. It
has been a joy to have him as a part of our lab group and we wish him the very best
for graduation and in his future endeavors!"
-Dr. Rian Landers-Ramos