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Bear PAL

The first annual Bear Physical Activity Leadership (Bear PAL) Academy was held in July 2017 on the UNC campus to share ideas on increasing and improving physical activity in schools.  


Bear PAL Fast Facts:

  • Keynote Speaker Dr. Michael Beets from the University of South Carolina delivered a presentation on the Summer Slide
  • Two MAT PE-PAL graduates, Erin Manzanares and Clint Borel presented their school physical activity initiatives
  • Over 100 attendees attended and networked throughout the event
  • The Colorado Health Foundation, Innovation@UNC, and UNC's Extended Campus sponsored the event