DMACC and Drake University Sign New Agreement

Posted 3/8/2019

​New Pathway for DMACC Students Leads to Drake University’s Athletic Training Program.

 
three people seated at desk signing agreement
Senior leaders from DMACC and Drake University sign a new Athletic Training 2+1+2 agreement in Cline Hall at Drake University. Participating students can earn their Associates Degree in Fitness and Sports Management at DMACC and then transfer to Drake to complete their Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Athletic Training.
(From left to right)
Art Brown, Dean, DMACC’s Health and Public Services Department;
Renae Chesnut, Dean, Drake University’s College of Pharmacy;
Drew Nelson, Provost, DMACC’s Boone Campus
 
Group shot of people who participated in the signing
DMACC Fitness and Sports Management students now have a new pathway into athletic training careers thanks to a new 2+1+2 agreement signed in Cline Hall at Drake University. Once a DMACC student earns their Associate’s Degree, they can transfer to Drake University and complete their Bachelor’s and Master’s in Athletic Training. Senior leaders from both institutions met to sign the new agreement.
(Left to right, front row)
Art Brown, Dean, DMACC’s Health and Public Services Department;
Renae Chesnut, Dean, Drake University’s College of Pharmacy;
Drew Nelson, Provost, DMACC’s Boone Campus
 
(Second Row)
Jennifer Spry-Knutson, Professor & Chair, DMACC Fitness/Sports Management;
Nathan Newman, Associate Professor and Director, Drake University’s Masters of Athletic Training Program;
Megan Brady, Director, Drake University Athletic Training & Experiential Education;
Cassity Gutierrez, Department Chair and Associate Professor, Drake University Health Sciences;
Coryn Staton, of Zion, Illinois, DMACC Fitness and Sports Management student.
She is the first student to participate in the new 2+1+2 program. Coryn will attend Drake University this fall.
 
 
 
one man seated, one person standing behind him
DMACC Boone Campus Provost Drew Nelson and DMACC Fitness and Sports Management student Coryn Staton, from Zion, Illinois, attend a new Athletic Training transfer ceremony at Drake University.
 
Coryn is the first DMACC student to participate in the new transfer program. She plans to enroll at Drake University this fall to complete her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree, in Athletic Training. Coryn said she is passionate about teaching athletes how to prevent injuries. She plans to become an athletic trainer at a university upon graduation and eventually hopes to open her own rehabilitation and training facility in the future.

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