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A-State Will be Closed on Thursday, March 5

Arkansas State University will remain closed on Thursday, March 5 due to incoming winter weather. This includes the main campus at Jonesboro and the Paragould center.

For the convenience of students, faculty/staff and the community:
  • The Acansa Dining Hall will operate under inclement weather hours, 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • The Red Wolf Center will be open from noon - 5 pm.
  • The Dean B. Ellis Library will decide on their hours after campus conditions are evaluated Thursday morning.
  • GradStock has been rescheduled to March 9, from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at Cooper Alumni Center.
  • The Testing Center will be closed.
  • Wednesday's performance of "12 Angry Men" has been cancelled. Contact the Box Office for refund information.
  • NEA Science Fair has been postponed to March 16 at Hames Room, Convocation Center.
  • Communications Day (March 7) has been cancelled.
  • The SunBelt basketball match-ups with South Alabama will be played as scheduled.
  • This weekend's baseball matchup with UTA has been moved to Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson, MS. First game is Saturday, March 7 at 7 p.m. and a doubleheader on Sunday, March 8 at 1 p.m.

The university reminds students to monitor their official Arkansas State student email account for information regarding classes, as explained in an announcement from Provost Lynita Cooksey.

For further updates, watch the A-State website at AState.edu and official social media: Facebook.com/ArkansasState and on Twitter @ArkansasState.

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Dr. Lance G. Bryant

Associate Professor, Physical Education Teacher Education


Education

  • Ph.D., The University of Alabama
  • M.S., Mississippi State University
  • B.S., Mississippi State University

Teaching Specialties

  • Adapted Sport Pedagogy
  • Secondary Methods in Physical Education
  • Measurement & Evaluation
  • Research Design
  • Swimming

Research Interests

  • Adapted Sport Pedagogy
  • Perceptions and Attitudes related to Physical Education Teacher Education
  • Teacher Socialization

Affiliations

  • American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
  • AAHPERD Research Consortium
  • Arkansas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance

Biography

Selected Presentations:
Nichols, B., Bryant, L. G., & Stillwell, J. L. (2011, April). Students' perceptions of an elementary physical education practicum experience. 21st European Teacher Education Network Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Nichols, B. & Bryant, L. G. (2011, March). Pre-service teachers' perceptions of a final field experience. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, San Diego, CA.

Bryant, L. G. (2009, October). PETE students' perceptions of professional preparation. National Association for Sport and Physical Education Physical Education Teacher Education Conference. Myrtle Beach, SC.

Bryant, L. G. & Stillwell, J. L. (2009, May). The physical education teacher/coach in American culture. 11th International Conference on Education. Athens, Greece

Bryant, L. G. & Curtner-Smith, M. D. (2008, April). Impact of disability on pupils' perceptions of effectiveness & learning. American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Fort Worth, TX.

Selected Publications:
Baghurst, T. & Bryant, L. G. (2012). Do as I say, not as I do: Improving the image of the physical education profession. Strategies, 25(4), 11-13.

Bryant, L. G. & Curtner-Smith, M. D. (2009). Influence of a physical education teacher's disability on middle school pupils' learning and perceptions of teacher competence. European Physical Education Review, 15 (1), 5-19.

Bryant, L. G. & Curtner-Smith, M. D. (2009). Effect of a physical education teacher's disability on high school pupils' learning and perceptions of teacher competence. Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 14(3), 311-322.

Giacobbi, P. R., Stancil, M., Hardin, B., & Bryant, L. (2008). Physical activity and quality of life experienced by highly active individuals with physical disabilities. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 25 (3), 189-207.

Bryant, L. G. & Curtner-Smith, M. D. (2008). Impact of a physical education teacher's disability on elementary pupils' perceptions of effectiveness and learning. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 25 (2), 118-131.

Lance G. Bryant


Contact Information

P: (870) 680-8101
F: (870) 972-3096


Office

Building: HPESS Complex
Room: 229



Alternative Contact

Sherry Reece
P: (870) 972-3066