image of The Fell Gates on the Quad of Illinois State University

The School of Kinesiology and Recreation welcomes three new faculty members this academic year.

Hiking in Cinque Terre Italy

Starting in 2019 KNR students will have two more exciting places to study in Italy and New Zealand.

When Mike Pedersen ’05 graduated with a degree in recreation and park administration, he doubted that he would ever use some of the skills he learned such as writing bids, designing recreation facilities, or creating websites.

Picture of Tina Serocke

Tina Serocke ’08 chose to study exercise science because she enjoyed learning about the human body. However, earning her bachelor’s degree was only the start of what has become a satisfying career as an occupational therapist.

Sarah (Dran) Hallberg

Sarah (Dran) Hallberg is a physician on a mission to reverse Type 2 diabetes. She is convinced it can be done without using medicine—read insulin—to treat what she terms “a food problem.”

Monique (Witkowski) and Tristan Borzick and family

Ten thousand ounces of milk. That’s what Monique (Witkowski) Borzick ’06 provided to premature newborns as a result of pumping for 10 months following the birth of her third child.