Matthew Ruiz, Ph.D., associate professor of exercise science and chair of the department of kinesiology and sport leadership, will be leaving the university at the end of the school year for a job at Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tenn., his alma mater. He has been at the university for nine years.
Holding off the 2013 NCCAA National Champions, Ohio Christian University, to get to the championship round of the Ness Brothers Hall of Fame, the Foresters pulled out a narrow 75-68 win against Asbury University Nov. 15 to defend their title.
Students now have access to university news and information straight from their smartphones, thanks to a group of computer science students. “The Forest” app, the first official app for the university, is currently available to download from the Apple app store for iPhones and Google Play for Android devices.