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Are you excited to get started with college? The University of Indianapolis’ application for fall 2016 is now open. Our application is free, simple, online, and does not require essays or letters of recommendation. Completing your application early has its advantages, including: Hearing back from the University earlier Time to receive any assistance you need

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PT professor to join UIndy students on 165-mile trek

When Tammy Simmons, PT, MHS joined the faculty at the Krannert School of Physical Therapy as assistant director of clinical education in April 2014, she felt the job was the perfect culmination of all her years of varied experience in the field of PT. Little did she know that her new position would happily tie

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Mrs. Sipe’s musings on teaching… End of the Journey – Not quite

I have written several blogs this semester about what it takes to become a quality teacher. We can all identify at least one teacher in our education career that inspired us, pushed us, or molded us. Hopefully you had more than just one. In my own family of four, my husband, daughter and I are

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Mrs. Sipe’s musings on teaching… Is technology your friend or foe?

It generally takes me a while to “get” technology. I have a smart phone, and I am not a fan of gaming systems and videos, but that could be a generational thing. My Techniques and Methods of Conducting Physical Education students ran into some difficulties with the pedometers — some worked, some did not. Could it be

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Mrs. Sipe’s musings on teaching… another UIndy perspective

Junior Renee Zeigler is a great example of how effective our UIndy health and physical education major is to our students and to those whom they teach. Renee started her career in nursing but switched to physical education. I loved having Renee in class last year and watched her rise from being a shy person

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Mrs. Sipe’s musings on teaching… Is this what I signed up for?

I had the privilege of teaching Hugo Lalonde on his journey to becoming a Health and Physical Education teacher. As with most of us, we have our struggles. It is not easy in today’s world of education to write and implement developmentally appropriate lesson plans that meet the needs of all students. Hugo is originally

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Mrs. Sipe’s musing on teaching… Diversity — what does this mean?

Many majors on college campuses require courses on diversity. When searching online, I chose the following definition: “the inclusion of individuals representing more than one national origin, color, religion, socioeconomic stratum, sexual orientation.” So what does this mean in the world of teaching – especially physical education? Students come to teachers wrapped in all sorts

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Mrs. Sipe’s musings on teaching… the first days of teaching

You never know what is going to happen when you face a class of students. You can have the best lesson plan ever and something will go wrong that changes the dynamics or the outcome — for the better or for worse. Such was the case with our first official lesson taught to University Heights PE

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Mrs. Sipe’s Musings on teaching… UIndy graduate jumps in with both feet

I recently reached out to some of our Health and Physical Education graduates to check in with them. I wanted to know their current teaching/coaching duties as well as the impact that their UIndy education had on them. The following was written by Royce Carlton. Although I never had Royce in class, I could tell

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What’s in your future: Health Sciences Open House

Look at nearly any list of “hot jobs” and you’ll find health careers listed. The University of Indianapolis College of Health Sciences Open House on Saturday, March 21 can help you decide if careers in physical therapy, occupational therapy or public health are careers you want to pursue. Physical therapists, occupational therapists, and physical therapist

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Mrs. Sipe’s musings on teaching… Who was your favorite teacher?

Did you have a favorite teacher at any point in your K-12 career? What made that person stand out among the rest? Was he/she kind, caring, or masterful at creating meaningful lessons? I had two such teachers — oddly both taught math, which was my nemesis. I had a father who was an engineer and

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Five easy steps to becoming a Greyhound

The path to college and applying for admission does not have to be confusing.  At the University of Indianapolis we are here to help you better understand the admissions process to make it as easy as possible.  UIndy emphasizes personal attention and every prospective student has their own admissions counselor to help guide them on their way. 

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Community volunteers teach DPT students about life after amputation

Today the second-year DPT class had the opportunity to meet with six individuals from UIndy’s Community Patient Resource Group (CPRG)  to learn about their personal experiences with amputation, resulting prosthetics, and overall impact on their daily lives. The class was split into groups, and each individual group met with 3 of the 6 CPRG patients.

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Apply Today to Earn Your Masters in Sport Management at the University of Indianapolis

Do you want to become a leader in a college or university athletics department? Then apply today to the University of Indianapolis Master of Science in Sport Management program. Our program focuses on intercollegiate athletics and is located in Indianapolis, the “Amateur Sports Capital of the World.” We provide our students with the curriculum, experiential

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Unforgettable experience

UIndy graduate, Chase Stouder finished his internship for the Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA), and accepted a full-time position with the IHSAA. The Administration of Athletics course taught by Michael Sipe led Stouder to the realization that he wanted to work in high school athletics. Sipe is a former High School Athletic Director, and

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ISDH & CAC offer funds for quality improvement in nursing homes

Notice of Funding Availability: for the creation of Quality Improvement Regional Collaboratives focused on Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) projects for nursing homes across the State. The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) and University of Indianapolis Center for Aging & Community (CAC) have issued a Request for Proposal from interested organizations and/or fiscal

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CAC to coordinate Advanced QI Training for Long Term Care Professionals

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) has made funds available for education of long term care health professionals in four topic areas: wound care, infection prevention, quality improvement and Alzheimer’s and dementia care. The education provided by this project will be suitable for participants to pursue certification in these disciplines at their own cost

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Intercollegiate Athletics: What is included?

What do you think of when you hear intercollegiate athletics? Did you say, National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)? Well, that is what many people immediately think of when the words “intercollegiate athletics” are mentioned, but “intercollegiate athletics” is defined as taking place between or participating in activities between different colleges: intercollegiate athletics. Therefore, intercollegiate athletics

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UIndy Offering Entry-Level Master’s & Doctoral Degrees in OT

In 2015, the University of Indianapolis School of Occupational Therapy will offer two entry-level OT degrees. Each degree, the Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) and the Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) will prepare students to successfully enter the workforce as practicing occupational therapists. There are two differences in the degree levels: 1.) format (1 day/week

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CHS Welcomes New Admissions Counselor for PT Programs

When prospective students inquire about UIndy's Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physical Therapist Assistant Programs, the person on the other end of the e-mail or phone is Amber Clarke, the newest Admissions Counselor in the university's College of Health Sciences. Clarke is an Indianapolis native and a graduate of Marian University. She came to UIndy

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