department of kinesiology

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Student Profiles

Chelsey Da Silva ’16

Chelsey Da Silva is from Fall River, MA and received both her bachelors and masters in exercise science from Kinesiology. She speaks very highly about the program as it provided her with numerous opportunities to succeed, such as being a GA on the faculty lead J-term trip to Hawaii, having multiple internships and developing the skills needed for this field etc.

Jane Baruch ’16

Jane Baruch is graduating this May from URI with a Master’s degree in Exercise Science. What she love about the graduate program here at URI is the close collaboration and interaction with the professors and experience to teach labs while being a graduate student.

Donovan Walker ’16

Donovan Walker will be moving back to New York to pursue his teaching career. He is one of the first students to have completed their degree under the new MATCP graduate program. He did his internships at Rhode Island public schools and at URI with the strength and conditioning coaches.

Jackie Greaves ’16

Jackie Greaves is a MATCP Graduate, Class of 2016. She came to URI as a graduate transfer student. The best part of her URI experience was learning activities that make her think outside the box and also working with the students in her practicum and student teaching experiences…

Ronald Scott ’10

Ronald Scott was initially thinking of going into physical therapy but had a change of heart when he discovered an unexpected interest in the human heart. He took an internship at Miriam Hospital, and was offered a position there after he graduated.

Jessica Russo

Jessica Russo ’10

Jessica Russo speaks highly of the individual attention the kinesiology professors give their students. She is planning to head into a doctoral physical therapy program after graduating.

Chris Raymond ’10

As an exercise specialist with Plus One, a corporate fitness and wellness company,  Chris Raymond spends his day running group fitness classes, teaching clients safe and effective exercise programs, and promoting wellness for the employees at Raytheon.

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