School of Physical Education, Health, and Wellness

Mission Statement

The mission of the School of Physical Education, Health and Wellness is to develop effective courses and academic degree programs, provide recreation opportunities for the University family, promote wellness through evaluation, education and motivation, and serve the community with opportunities for healthy living. 

Academic Programs

Turn your love for health and wellness into a career with one of the School of Physical Education, Health and Wellness' majors or minors.

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Kevin Hughes
Email: khughes@southern.edu
Phone: 423.236.2593

Our faculty have high expectations, and we love to help students succeed. Our office doors are always open.

We look forward to meeting you and being a part of your academic and spiritual journey.


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Practice what you learn at the Hulsey Wellness Center, which features an indoor rock-climbing wall, two pools, and 100 workout stations.

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Hone your athletic ability outside of the classroom by playing intramurals. Evening games are a great way to make friends, de-stress, and stay fit for eternity.

gym

Learn new skills and become a wellness leader through one of the School of Physical Education, Health and Wellness' clubs and activities.