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Kinesiology Student 2015 Receives Prestigious Texas Chapter of America College of Sports Medicine Major of the Year Award

March 27, 2015

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas –Jasmine Green, a kinesiology student at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, recently received the Major of the Year Award at the 2015 Texas Chapter of American College of Sports Medicine (TACSM).

Green received her award at the TACSM meeting held February 26- 27 in Austin, Texas. Green was nominated for Student of the Year – Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi by her professors.

To be selected as Student of the Year, candidates must meet the following criteria: be currently enrolled junior or senior at a college/university in Texas during the current academic year, must have a declared major in exercise science or a related field, and must have at least a 3.0/4.0 cumulative grade point average.

TACSM is a professional organization that promotes and integrates scientific research, education, and practical applications of sports medicine and exercise science to maintain and enhance physical health.

Objectives of TACSM include: 

  • Promotion and advancement of medical and other scientific knowledge related to sport and exercise.
  • Cooperation with other organizations and individuals with interests similar to those of TACSM. Facilitation of educational interactions among physicians, allied health professionals, scientists, educators, students and others with interests similar to those of TACSM.
  • Promotion and support of student involvement in research and other professional activities.
  • Introduction of students to American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • Providing training for prospective leaders of ACSM

In addition, Green was elected by her peers to serve as the 2014-2015 Secretary for the Kinesiology Club. She also currently is interning at Christus Spohn Memorial in physical therapy, as well as, working at the YWCA as a Fitness Technician.