Julia H. Post
The Julia H. Post Lecture was
established in 1984 to honor Miss Julia H Post, Chair of the Department of
Physical Education at Winthrop for 30 years.
Miss Post came to Winthrop in 1932, expecting to spend a few years here,
and retired in 1962. To many PEMs
of the “Post Era”, Miss Post and Physical Education were synonymous.
She made an effort to bring
nationally known leaders in the field of physical education to campus so that
students had opportunities for interaction with them. She
loaded all the students who could fit into her car and took them to professional
conferences and made sure they me the people there.
It was because of such efforts that alumnae and colleagues thought a
lecture in her name would be a fitting tribute and provide opportunities to
continue bringing leaders in the field to Winthrop.
When Miss Post retired in 1962,
she left a legacy of a dynamic undergraduate physical education program, a
reputation that continues to this day. During
her 26 years of retirement prior to her death in 1988, she continued to have a
positive impact on physical education in South Carolina and at Winthrop.
This lecture series was established by her former students, friends, and
Linda Bunker - Dr. Bunker serves as
Chairperson of Physical Education at the University of Virginia at
Charlottesville where she has been instrumental in building the department into
a nationally recognized one. Dr. Bunker is eminently qualified to initiate
this series, having received the Outstanding Alumna Award from the University of
Illinois, Outstanding Teacher Award from the University of Virginia, and the
Mabel Lee Young Professional Award given by AAHPERD.
Clifford Lewis -
Dr. Clifford G. Lewis was formerly Associate Dean for Instruction in the College
of Education at the University of Georgia at Athens where she completed her
undergraduate degree. She has had an outstanding career in physical
education, and her talents as a leader were recognized first by her selection as
chairperson of physical education at Georgia and later as Associate Dean in the
College of Education, a post from which she retired in January of this year.
She is the author of a number of articles, books, and monographs. Perhaps
part of her success can be attributed to her "training" at Winthrop
under Miss Post when she served as a young instructor in the Winthrop Physical
Mary Sue McElveen - As a
student at Winthrop College, Mary Sue Britton was SGA treasurer, Senior Class
president, Senior Order Chair, and coordinator of a dance band. She
graduated with a B.S. degree in physical education and was listed in Who's Who
in American Colleges and Universities.
leadership she demonstrated as a student has been visible in her many activities
since her college days. Mrs. McElveen was twice elected as President of
the Winthrop College Alumni Association and served on the Executive Board for 12
years. In Lake City Presbyterian Church, she served as historian,
vocational guidance counselor, circle chair, Sunday School teacher and held
district and state offices in the women's church groups. She currently
chairs the Lake City Board of Directors of the Citizens and Southern National
Bank of South Carolina.
1970, Winthrop Alumni elected her to the Winthrop College Board of Trustees and,
in 1974, she was re-elected by the South Carolina Legislature. She has
served continuously since 1970 and was elected chair in 1985.
Sue McElveen has given abundantly of her time and energy to her Alma Mater.
She exemplifies those distinctive qualities of the mind and the heart that
Winthrop seeks to develop in all its students.
Jean Mundy -
Dr. Jean Mundy is a professor and department head of Human Services and Studies
at Florida State University. She received her B.S. and M.S. degrees in
recreation from FSU and her Ed. D. from Columbia University. She was
assistant professor of special education and health at Winthrop from 1969-72.
Her interests include leisure services, recreation, special education and
Mundy is very active in the recreation and leisure services area, having served
as president of the Society of Park and Recreation Educators. She is much
in demand as a consultant in the United States and abroad. Her most recent
consultation services have been with the departments of Navy, Interior, and
Defense, as well as with Walt Disney World. She has made presentations in
14 countries and currently is doing recreation training with the U.S. Air force
at 26 bases.
addition, Dr. Mundy has had grants funded in excess of $1.5 million and has had
numerous articles and books published. We welcome Dr. Jean Mundy back to
Winthrop to deliver this fifth address in the Post Lecture Series.
Judith Wilkins Rose
Jerry Thomas -
Dr. Jerry Thomas is professor and chair of the Department of Exercise
Science and Physical Education at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona.
Dr. Thomas received a B.A. from Furman University and an M.A. and Ed. D. from
the University of Alabama. He is an active professional and has taught at
the elementary, junior college and university levels. He has been a
participant, coach and director of athletics.
Thomas is an author, having written seven books, contributed chapters in at
least twelve others and has had more than one hundred articles published.
He served as editor of the Research Quarterly of the AAHPERD for six years.
He is a renowned researcher, having garnered more than a half million dollars in
grants. Dr. Thomas is a Fellow in the Research Consortium of AAHPERD.
has a variety of interests and his thirst for knowledge makes him well educated
in many areas. He is among the foremost authorities in the U.S. on youth
sports. Hs is president-elect of the North American Society for Psychology
of Sport and Physical Activity. Currently he is the Alliance Scholar of
AAHPERD. We welcome Dr. Thomas to deliver the sixth annual Julia H. Post
1991 S - Ronald Hyatt
1991 F - Judith Wilkins Rose
Patsy Crockett Boroviak
Boroviak is an assistant professor of Human Performance and Sport Studies and
coordinator of the graduate assistantship programs at the University of
Tennessee at Knoxville. A native of Wytheville, Virginia, Mrs. Boroviak earned her
B.S. degree in health and physical education at the University of Tennessee,
began her teaching career at Armstrong College in Georgia, returned to her alma
matter to earn a master’s degree and continued teaching at UT.
Boroviak has been an active member and leader in numerous professional
associations including the National Association for Physical Education in Higher
Education, the Tennessee Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation
and Dance, the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and
Dance, the Tennessee Women’s Golf Association, Pi Lambda Theta and the
Southern Association for Physical Education of College Women.
has made presentations related to teaching, college physical education programs,
graduate assistantships and dance. Her
numerous publications include co-authorship of books on fitness, recreational
dance and games for children. Her
honors include the TAHPERD Professional Honor Award, the NASPE Distinguished
Achievement Award, an
Presidential Citation and the University of Tennessee’s Alumni outstanding
Teacher Award, the Phillips Professional Service Award and the Brady Teaching
Award, both given in the School of Human Performance and Sport Studies at
- Robert T, "Bob" Jenkins currently
holds the position of head track and cross country coach and counselor at
northwestern High School. Last summer he was named to the South Carolina
Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame. His coaching experience
includes football, basketball, track and cross country with emphasis on the last
two. He has been at northwestern High School since 1971 and has been named
regional Track Coach of the Year 14 times, regional Cross Country Coach of the
Year 10 times, S.C. Track Coach of the Year 6 times, S.C. Cross Country Coach of
the year 4 times, National Track Coach of the Year, and National Cross Country
Coach of the Year. He spearheaded the development of cross country in the
state, founded the S.C. Track and Cross Country Association, and was selected as
a National Team Coach in 1981 and 1982.
- Joan Cronan currently holds the position of
Women's Athletic Director at the University of Tennessee. Under Cronan's
leadership, the program at Tennessee has gained recognition as one of the
premiere women's athletic programs in the country. Her ten years as leader
of the Vols have
been marked by outstanding achievements throughout the program, including the
three national titles for the Lady Vols' basketball teams.
In addition to the success of
the teams in her program, Cronan has received numerous personal recognitions and
has been cited for her leadership throughout the Knoxville Community. She
serves on the boards of Children's Hospital, YMCA, and Dogwood Arts. she
is a deacon in the Central Baptist Church and a former president of the
Executive Women's Association. Cronan has served on numerous NCAA
committees and was appointed to the 14-member executive committee of the NCAA.
Prior to returning to the
University of Tennessee in 1983, where she had previously coached women's
basketball for two years, she spent 12 years at the College of Charleston, first
as tennis coach, later as basketball coach, and finally as director of women's
athletics. She was responsible for the development of the women's program
at the College of Charleston and was active in the leadership of women's sports
development at South Carolina.
Joan Cronan completed her B.S.
and M.S. degrees in physical education at Louisiana State University. She
and her husband tom have two daughters who have recently graduated from the
University of Tennessee.
John Smyth- Recently
became the Director of the United States Olympic Committee at the Colorado
Springs Olympic Training Center. From
1966 to 1994 he held a number of positions at the Citadel ranging from a
Professor, the Deputy Director of the Citadel Summer Camp for Boys, and the
Department Head of the Health and Physical Education Department.
1971, Dr. Smyth received his P.E.D. in Physical Education from Indiana
University. He earned his M.S. and
B.S. degrees in Physical Education from Indiana State University.
Smyth has been a member of SCAHPERD since 1968, and has served this professional
association in many capacities during his career.
In 1982, Dr. Smyth received the prestigious SCAHPERD honor award.
Phi Delta Kappa presented him the chapter award for Leadership and
Service in 1976. He is a lifetime
member of AAHPERD and NIRSA and has held many leadership positions in these
- After completing her undergraduate degree at Wesleyan College in Georgia and
teaching high school physical education, Dr. Gaskin left teaching to return to
school at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She completed
both master's and doctoral degrees there and accepted a faculty position.
After 24 years, she returned to Georgia as Chair of the Department of Health and
Physical Education at the State University of West Georgia.
Dr. Gaskin has been recognized
as a distinguished teacher with particular strengths in the areas of golf,
aquatics, curriculum, administration, research and legal issues. She has
published extensively and is contributing author to two recent books, Sport
law of School Managers and Sport at Risk: Issues and
Dr. Gaskin is a member of 15
professional associations and has held leadership roles in most of them.
She just completed a term as president of the Southern Academy of Women in
Physical activity, Sport, and health and is a member of the Board of Directors
of the Society for the Study of Legal Issues in Sport and Physical Activity.
Hally B.W. Poindexter - is known as one of
the most dedicated, distinguished, and productive professionals in her field.
She has taught elementary physical education, coached and taught at the college
level, and served as an administrator in higher education.
her active involvement and
visionary leadership have been recognized by honor awards from the American
Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance at state, regional
and national levels and by the National Association for Physical Education in
Higher Education. She has receive numerous other honors and awards.
Dr. Poindexter's impressive
record of scholarship includes books in teaching physical education activities
and coaching women's sports. She has numerous publications in professional
journals and has received funding for a number of grants.
She leads by example in
teaching, leadership and scholarship.
Ralph E. “Buck” Jones
- completed his undergraduate degree at Fairmont (WV) State College. He
was awarded his master's degree from West Virginia University and his doctoral
degree from the University of Tolego. Dr. Jones has held positions at
Lucas High School in Ohio, the University of Wisconsin, and is presently Associate Professor at the University of Tennessee.
Dr. Jones is a distinguished
speaker who has been invited to give lectures across the United States and in
Scotland and Korea. He also has an array of articles published in well
known journals such as Palastra, Science and Golf, and Scholastic
Dr. Jones has been the
Executive Director of the Tennessee Association of Health, Physical Education,
Recreation, and Dance since 1996. In addition, he is an active member of
numerous other associations and committees. Dr. Jones has been recognized
as a distinct leader in the field of Physical Education through various awards
and honors. among his numerous honors was his selection in 1996 as
Community Hero Olympic Torchbearer. He is the recipient of the University
of Tennessee National Alumni Award for Public Service, the College of Education
Advising Award, and the TAHPERD Honor Award.
John Paul Muczko
- completed his undergraduate degree at Florida
State University. He was awarded his master's degree from the University
of Kansas. Dr. Muczko has held positions at Palm Beach Junior College in
Florida, Louisiana Tech University, and is presently an Associate Professor of
Kinesiology at Shenandoah University.
Dr. Muczko is a distinguished
speaker who has been invited to give lectures and seminars across the United
States and Canada. He also has articles published in both national and
state journals. He is included in the registries of sport psychologists
for both the United States Olympic Committee and the National Football League.
An active member of several
organizations including the American Psychological Association, the
International Society of sport Psychology, and AAHPERD, he also is a certified
consultant of the Association for the Advancement of applied Sport Psychology.
Dr. Muczko has been recognized as a distinct leader in the field of Physical
Education through various awards and honors. He has received the
Excellence in Substance Abuse Education Award, the Student Government
Association Outstanding Faculty Service Award, and the Student Government
Association Advisor of the Year Award, all from Shenandoah University.
Lauren J. Lieberman
- completed her undergraduate degree at
West Chester University. She was awarded her master's degree from the
University of Wisconsin - Lacrosse and her doctoral degree from Oregon State
University. Dr. Lieberman has held positions at Oregon State University
and is presently an Associate Professor of Adapted Physical Education at SUNY
Dr. Lieberman is a
distinguished speaker who has been invited to give lectures and workshops across
the United States and Canada. Dr. Lieberman has written several books and
co-authored chapters in others. She also has articles published in both
national and state journals.
A member of several
organizations including The International Federation of Adapted Physical
Activity, The national Consortium for Physical Education and Recreation for
Individuals with Disabilities, and the American Alliance for Health, Physical
Education, Recreation and Dance. Dr. Lieberman has been recognized as a leader
in the field of adapted physical education through various honors and awards.
She received the Outstanding Program Award for Camp Abilities; a developmental
sports camp for children with disabilities, and the International Federation of
Adapted Physical Education Elly D. Friedman Award.
Karl Rohnke is a graduate of Washington and Lee University;
Lexington, VA. He was one of the founders of Project Adventure in
Hamilton, MA, and the High 5 Adventure Learning Center in Brattleboro, VT, where
he currently resides and works. He has authored over 18 adventure
curriculum books including Silver Bullets,
Cowstails & Cobras, and the Funn
Stuff series. Most recently he presented the Kurt Hahn address
at the A.E.E. International Conference in Tucson, AZ.
R. Pate, a native of upstate
New York, was educated at Springfield College (B.S., 1968) and the University of
Oregon (M.S., 1973; Ph.D., 1974). In 1974 he joined the faculty of the
University of South Carolina where he now serves as Professor in the Department
of Exercise Science and Associate Dean for Research in the School of Public
Health. During leaves of absence from the University of South Carolina, he
has held positions at the University of Virginia and the Medical College of
Pate is an exercise physiologist with interests in physical activity and
physical fitness in children and the health implications of physical activity.
He has published more than 140 scholarly papers and has authored or edited five
books. His research has been supported by the National Institutes of
Health, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Heart
Association, and several private foundations and corporations. He heads a
research team that currently is supported by more than two million dollars per
year in federal and other funding.
Pate has served in several leadership positions with the American
College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), and in 1993-94 served as that
organization’s president. He is a past-president of the National
Coalition on Promoting Physical Activity. He is an elected fellow of the
American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education, and he has served since
1988 as an appointed member of the South Carolina Governor’s Council on
Physical Fitness. In 1996 he received the Citation Award from the American
College of Sports Medicine, and in 1999 he received the Alliance Scholar Award
of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.
A lifelong distance runner, Pate completed in three U.S. Olympic Trials
marathons and twice placed among the top ten finishers in the Boston
Marathon. For more than 20 years he served as president of the Carolina
Marathon Association, which hosted the U.S. Olympic Trials: Women’s Marathon
in both 1996 and 2000.
Greg Dale, an Associate Professor and Sport Psychology Consultant at
University . As
a professor Greg teaches and conducts research in the areas of Sport Psychology
and Sport ethics. As a sport psychology consultant, Greg helps coaches and
athletes reach their full potential by helping them develop systematic
approaches to the mental aspects of performance. In addition to his work with
athletes and coaches at Duke, Greg consults with coaches and athletes in
professional football, soccer, baseball, golf, track and field, and tennis.
Greg is a
former middle and high school coach in New York City and San Antonio,
He has conducted over two hundred workshops with coaches and athletes from a
variety of high schools and colleges across the country and
. He is the coauthor of the book, “The Seven
Secrets of Successful Coaches: How to Unlock and Unleash Your Team’s Full
Potential.” He is a certified sport psychology consultant by the Association
for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology and is a member of the sport
psychology staff for
USA Track and Field.
Before his move to
, Greg was an Associate
for six years. He was
instrumental in writing the curriculum that brought a Sport
Management Program. He also started the CHAMPS Life Skills
program in Athletics.
2005 Dr. Carol Oglesby is
chair of the Department of Kinesiology at California State Northridge and
Interim Director of the Center of Achievement for Adaptive Physical Activity.
Dr. Oglesby received her PhD in Physical Education from Purdue University in
1969 and earned a second PhD in Counseling from Temple University in 1999. Her
service to women in sport is extensive. She was the Inaugural President,
Association of Intercollegiate Athletics for Women, 1971-72; President National
Association of Girls and Women in Sport, 1977-78; President Women’s Sport
International, 1997- present, and served as a Trustee of the Women’s Sports
Foundation, 1991-1997. She has served on numerous international committees
including the International Working Group on Women and Sport 1998-2002, and the
United States Olympic Committee, Board of Directors, 1992-1996.
Dr. Oglesby’s honors and recognitions include the AIAW Award
of Merit; NAGWS Honor Fellow; Women Sports Foundation Billie Jean King Award;
American Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Honor
Award; AAHPERD R. Tait McKenzie Award; AAHPERD Charles. D. Henry Award; The
American Psychological Association Div 47 Lifetime Achievement Award, and the
Phillip Noel Baker Research Award, ICSSPE. She is a charter member of the North
American Society of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.
Her publication record is extensive and includes over 50
chapters, articles and monographs and edited texts such as: Women and sport:
From myth to reality, 1978; The encyclopedia of women and sport in
America, 1998; Black women and sport, 1979; and a special issue of
Women & Therapy: Constructing exercise and sport as therapeutic modalities.
For over thirty years, Dr. Oglesby has provided leadership to women in
sport on both the national and international stage. She was on the frontlines
of the battle for Title IX implementation, has written copiously on women in
sport, and has dedicated her career to providing women throughout the world
opportunities for physical activity.
Mr. C. Frank Randall, III, ATC is in
his 34th year with the Iowa State University Athletics Department.
He is currently the Assistant Athletics Director for Operations. In this
capacity, he oversees Athletics Department buildings and grounds, including
coordinating the schedule for the Bergstrom Indoor Football Facility. He also
oversees the operations of the Feldman Athletic Care Center, the ISU Sports
Medicine Clinic and the athletics strength and conditioning facility. He is in
charge of team travel for football and men’s and women’s basketball. He also
serves as the Athletics Department liaison to the Iowa State University Campus
Facilities Planning and Management Department and he has special responsibility
during athletic related construction projects.
Randall spent 28 years as the Head Men’s Athletic Trainer at Iowa State
University (1970-98). During his tenure in that role, he was integral to the
professional development of many undergraduate athletic training students,
graduate assistant athletic trainers and assistant athletic trainers. His
protégés are in every level of athletic training from high school to major
college to professional sports. Prior to employment at Iowa State, Mr. Randall
was the Head Athletic Trainer at New Mexico State University (1961-65), New
Mexico Military Institute (1965-69) and Idaho University (1969-70). He also has
experience coaching baseball and basketball. He earned his Bachelor of Science
in Agricultural Economics from New Mexico State University in 1962 and his
Master of Arts in Physical and Safety Education from Western New Mexico
University in 1965.
Randall has worked extensively to develop the athletic training profession. He
has served on the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Board of
Directors and as the Vice President of the organization. His hard work and his
excellence as an athletic trainer have been recognized by his peers. He was
inducted into the prestigious NATA Hall of Fame in 1991 and into the Mid-America
Athletic Trainers’ Association Hall of Fame in 1995. This year (2005) he was
inducted into the Iowa Athletic Training Society’s Hall of Honor.
2007 Dr. Judith Rink
is a professor in the Department of Physical Education
at the University of South Carolina, Columbia. She has published numerous
books, research and articles related to effective teaching of physical
education. She has been an editor of both the
Journal for Teaching Physical Education
Research Quarterly for Exercise
and is on the editorial board of Quest. Dr. Rink was the chairperson of the
committee to develop the first national content standards for physical
education and has been the recipient of the NASPE Hall of Fame Award, the
Curriculum and Instruction Academy Honor Award and the American Education
Association Special Interest Group Outstanding Scholar Honor Award. She is
currently the program director the South Carolina Physical Education
Assessment Program and is working with the National Association for Physical
Education and Sport to develop performance indicators and assessment
materials for the national standards.
is an internationally known promoter of sports.
He is a sought-after speaker with years of
successful sport marketing and promotions experience.
His marketing expertise
has been documented in such diverse publications as the
Business Journal and
Mr. Veeck comes from a family of baseball
sports teams owners and promoters.
A few of the more noted baseball sports
stories are a result of the Veeck family.
His father, Hall of Famer Bill Veeck, once
sent a midget to bat in a major league baseball game.
Another legendary Veeck promotion - the
outrageous Disco Demolition Night resulted in a riot in Chicago’s
Mr. Veeck will share his stories and
experiences as a successful baseball owner, promoter and marketer.
2009 Dr. David Bassett, Jr.
research interest is measuring physical activity and energy expenditure in
humans, especially with objective methods (as opposed to questionnaires). He has
conducted a number of studies on the validity and reliability of pedometers,
accelerometers, and heart rate monitors, in order to improve on existing methods
of assessing physical activity in free-living people. In many of these studies,
respiratory gas exchange is used to measure calorie expenditure.
Dr. Bassett has used pedometers to measure walking
activity in different populations. He and his students have collected data on
groups ranging from school children to sedentary, middle-aged adults to Amish
farmers. They are exploring the relationships of pedometer-determined values of
“steps per day” to body weight, blood pressure, and other cardiovascular risk
factors. A number of studies conducted in his laboratory have examined the
benefits of walking and swimming for weight loss, blood pressure reduction, and
He serves on the American College of Sports Medicine
(ACSM) board of trustees, and on the editorial board of three journals (Journal
of Applied Physiology, Journal of Physical Activity and Health, and Research
Dr. Bassett obtained the Bachelor of Science degree
from Oberlin College (1981), the M.S. degree from Ball State University (1983),
and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison (1988). The
American Heart Association, International Life Sciences Institute, and National
Institutes of Health have funded his research.
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