Behavioral Sciences and Education: Morgan Mayers (Biglerville, Pennsylvania), bachelor of science in kinesiology
Mayers’ journey at Penn State Harrisburg includes high academic achievements as well as involvement in research, volunteering and campus clubs. Mayers is a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success and has been on the dean’s list. She has experience in two kinesiology laboratories at the college. In the Sports Psychology Research Lab, she worked with Candace M. Hogue, assistant professor of kinesiology, on research published in the journal Psychology of Sport and Exercise. Mayers also is collaborating with R. Tyler Richardson, assistant professor of kinesiology, in the Biomechanics Laboratory, to prepare a research proposal on glenohumeral (shoulder joint) mechanics during baseball pitching. She is currently interning as a physical therapy technician and plans to continue this position until she enters graduate school in the fall.
Mayers is a member of the Penn State Harrisburg Kinesiology Club and a member of the Love Your Melon Club, which supports children battling cancer. She has always been passionate about the study of human movement and has an interest in the promotion of health and well-being. Mayers has been accepted into Shenandoah University where she will study to become a doctor of physical therapy.