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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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Brattain, athletic enhancement specialist and business owner

UIndy exercise science alum, Nick Brattain ’11 is the Athletic Enhancement Specialist and owner of Brattain Sports Performance (BSP). “It is my job to study the movements of the athletes before training, and then to create a premium program for training. As part of this, I take the client’s goals into mind while also evaluating

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UIndy Master of Science in Sport Management alum coaches for Doane College

When Amanda Mason was at UIndy, she was not only the UIndy women’s soccer assistant coach and recruiting coordinator, but also a graduate student in the Master of Science in Sport Management program. Mason is currently the head coach of Doane College women’s soccer team. Her passion for sports and her desire to be a

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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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Planning the Special Olympics Basketball Tournament — a community health major’s perspective

Written by Ashley Jones, community health major This semester, I had the opportunity to be in the KINS 481 Applied Event Management class where eight other students and I were in charge of planning and implementing the Special Olympics State Youth Basketball Tournament that is held every year at University of Indianapolis. This year’s event

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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… sometimes even Plan B doesn’t work!

One key ingredient to being an effective teacher is the ability to think and react on the fly. Even the best-laid plans go out the window but you still must continue as though nothing has happened. Such is the case for our recent collaborative Clinton Young Elementary Math/Literacy Night. My husband, Mike Sipe, is a

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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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Tips on Picking the Right Major

Your area of study while in college can have a big impact on your life outside of the classroom; the people you meet, the jobs available to you, and your options for graduate school are all affected by what you study in college. There are a number of things you can do to make sure

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Mrs. Sipe’s musings on teaching… What we learn along the way

As my previous entries have indicated, it takes practice, practice, and more practice to be a highly effective teacher. Looking back to when I first started teaching, I was not that good. I made many mistakes along the way. All I knew was that I did not have effective PE teachers during my K-12 education.

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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… It takes practice

What is the most important thing to you? Your phone, your computer, pictures? At one point in most people’s lives, they will say their children and they would do anything for them. And that means finding the best school and hopefully the best teachers along the way. Education is changing every single day — in

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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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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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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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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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