HPU Professor Elected For Health Alliance Positions

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 25, 2011 ? Dr. Martie Bell, exercise and sports science associate professor at High Point University, was recently elected to two positions for the Southern District Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (SDAAHPERD).

In her first position, as a part of the SPAAHPERD Physical Education Association, Bell will be in charge of all programming for the organization?s college-level presentations at their conference in 2012.

Additionally, Bell was elected as the organization?s recording secretary for its executive board in North Carolina.

SPAAHPERD is a national organization that works to promote and support leadership, research, education and practices within health, physical education, recreation and dance professions.

At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people. HPU, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a liberal arts institution with over 4,200 undergraduate and graduate students from 51 countries and 46 states at campuses in High Point and Winston-Salem. It is ranked by US News and World Report at No. 3 among Regional Colleges in the South. Forbes.com ranks HPU in the top 7 percent among ?America?s Best Colleges.? Parade Magazine lists HPU in the top 25 private schools in the nation. The university offers 50 undergraduate majors, 42 undergraduate minors and 14 graduate degree programs. It is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and is a member of the NCAA, Division I and the Big South Conference. Visit High Point University on the Web at highpoint.edu.

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Pam Haynes

Communication Specialist



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