Name of Engagement
Dr. Thomas Moran
From the Empowerment3 Center (Kinesiology): Overcoming Barriers Physical Activity Mentoring Programs (Fall Spring & Summer) 14 programs each semester serving children ages two -young adults with disabilities. Eight community based and four on campus. Ability Olympics Event (local families – fall; statewide – spring) Fall is the culminating event for our Overcoming Barriers Programs Two Day Statewide Olympic style event for participants with virtually any disability ages 3-30. 150 participants from across the state came and participated in 18 different sports and physical activity opportunities.
Involves Students, Involves Faculty, Involves Participants External to JMU
Academic Year AY '15-'16
Ongoing (Currently in existence, year round)
Areas of Engagement
Community Engagement, Engaged Learning