OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

OSU FACULTY MEMBER CHOSEN DISTRICT "COLLEGE TEACHER OF THE YEAR"

03/20/1996

CORVALLIS - Barbara Ewens Cusimano, an associate professor of exercise and sports science at Oregon State University, has been named College Teacher of the Year by the northwest district of AAHPERD, the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.

Cusimano has been teaching for 25 years, at both the elementary school and university levels. She is active in several regional and national organizations and is the Oregon coordinator of Fitnessgram, the state fitness test for students.

An OSU faculty member since 1988, Cusimano has won university awards for faculty achievement and has been recognized for her tireless efforts on behalf of students.