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Professor, Associate Dean Named National Kinesiology Fellow

Camille O’Bryant has been selected to join the ranks of this year’s National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education Fellows.

The fellowship designation acknowledges leaders who have made significant contributions to the field of kinesiology, according to NAKHE officials.

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Camille O'Bryant

O’Bryant, a former NAKHE president, is one of 16 fellows selected this year. The fellows will be recognized during the NAKHE conference in San Diego in January.

O’Bryant has been at Cal Poly since 1999. She currently serves as associate dean for student success, inclusion and diversity in the College of Science and Mathematics, interim chair of the Kinesiology Department, and diversity and inclusivity faculty mentor for the Office for University Diversity and Inclusivity.

O'Bryant is also a recipient of the 2014-15 Cal Poly Distinguished Teaching Award as well as the E.B. Henderson and Rachel E. Bryant awards from the Society of Health and Physical Educators of America (SHAPE America). The E.B. Henderson award is given to a minority member who has increased involvement of ethnic minorities and/or underserved populations within their profession, SHAPE America or society. The Rachel E. Bryant award honors those with strong leadership and futuristic thinking in girls' and women's sports.

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