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March 30, 2018

Leiss to be honored by alma mater for work in physical education


Dr. Jodie Leiss

Dr. Jodie Leiss

Dr. Jodie Leiss, an assistant professor in Northwest Missouri State University’s School of Health Science and Wellness, has been selected for induction into the Alumni Hall of Honor in the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation at Emporia State University.

Leiss, who earned her bachelor’s degree in physical education and a master’s degree in health and physical education at Emporia State, will be honored during an April 13 ceremony at the Emporia campus. The Hall of Honor recognizes alumni who represent the health, physical education and recreation field in exemplary fashion.

Leiss joined the Northwest faculty in fall 2016 after serving as an instructor in health and physical education at Emporia State. In addition to her degrees there, she has a Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction from Kansas State University.


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