Christian Larson awarded for outstanding undergraduate teaching
Monday, May 11, 2015
Christian Larson, instructor of kinesiology, is among the four Kansas State University faculty members who were rewarded for years of exceptional teaching with the Commerce Bank Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award at the All-University Awards Ceremony recently.
Larson has taught courses ranging in size from 20 to 220 students. He is the course coordinator for Biobehavioral Bases of Physical Activity.
A member of the Department of Kinesiology faculty, College of Human Ecology, he uses his seven years of experience in the health and wellness private sector to aid his teaching. He has worked in the development and item writing for an international fitness exam and is a current board member for an international fitness credential. In addition, he is a member of seminar presentation staff focusing on youth fitness.
Sponsored by the William T. Kemper Foundation and the Commerce Bancshares Foundation, and coordinated through the Kansas State University Foundation, the awards include a $2,500 honorarium.
The other recipients are Ashley Rhodes, instructor of biology; Laura Tietjen, instructor of curriculum and instruction; and Shannon Washburn, professor of communications and agricultural education.