Faculty/Staff Speakers

Inside Athletics: August 23, 2013

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In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James are back at it as a duo, getting ready for the 2013-14 year.  They talk some of what’s gone on over the summer, but mostly dig into what the fall seasons are bringing, including all of the exciting changes for the soccer and field hockey programs…. Read more »

Inside Athletics: August 16, 2013

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Dave uses this podcast to report and reflect on the retreats and conferences that staff have been involved in during this week before student athletes return.  The Student Life division retreat focused on change, how it impacts people and organizations and how to respond to transitions.  As with a Rubic’s cube, where the center square… Read more »

Faculty/Staff Conference – Storytelling

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During the 2013 Faculty/Staff Fall Conference, several EMU Faculty and Staff share stories about what it has meant for them to serve with Compassion: -Tara Kishbaugh -Galen Lehman -Andrea Wenger Ken J. Nafziger leads the gathered community in a sending time of worship.

Faculty/Staff Conference – “Serving with Compassion” Welcome and Worship

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Faculty and Staff gather to begin the new year together with the annual Faculty/Staff Fall Conference.  Provost Fred Kniss and emcee/Director of Athletics Dave King offer words of welcome and orientation to the theme “Serving with Compassion.”  Ken J. Nafziger leads  the opening time of worship together.

Inside Athletics: August 9, 2013

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This week Dave’s guest is head baseball coach, Ben Spotts who provides detailed information about the renovation work to be done on the baseball infield. The current infield will be stripped, re-graded and sodded with Bermuda grass. Ben describes the advantages of Bermuda grass, how it plays, and the maintenance. In the second part of… Read more »

Inside Athletics: August 2, 2013

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After a two month hiatus, the podcast Inside Sports returns with Dave talking about the changes that have occurred during the summer months and what to expect coming into the new school year.  Physical changes include bleachers at the turf field and a new infield for baseball.  He describes the graduate assistantship program that begins… Read more »

Inside Athletics: June 14, 2013

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This week, Dave’s guest is Justin King, a 2012 EMU graduate and a four year member of the baseball team. This past year, Justin was the JV baseball coach at Turner Ashby High School in Bridgewater and recently was offered a teaching job in the Rockingham County School system and is being contacted about other… Read more »

Inside Athletics: June3, 2013

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This week, Dave reviews the recent ODAC board meetings that he and Sue Kolb attended.  He reports on some of the actions taken by the board regarding specific issues related to specific sports.  ODAC Board meetings include discussion items and Dave focuses on one that was prevalent throughout the meetings – finances.  There was generous… Read more »

Inside Athletics: May 24, 2013

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After a break of several weeks, Dave returns with the Inside Athletics podcast.  Dave’s special guest is Mike Downey, Head Athletic Trainer as they discuss the issue of concussions.  This is part one of a two part series looking at an issue that seems to have “exploded” in the past several years on all levels… Read more »

Inside Athletics: April 29, 2013

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This week Dave updates the activities of the post season for the spring teams and talks about the plans for staff during the summer months. While not specifically related to athletics, Dave give a brief overview of the commencement address by Mark Shriver and encourages listeners to listen to the podcast of the graduation exercises…. Read more »