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Edward M Penson Distinguished Teaching Awards

Dan Schmidt

Dan Schmidt is a professor and former chair of the kinesiology department. He has taught a variety of kinesiology courses in his 25 years at UW Oshkosh and takes tremendous pride in the accomplishments of former students as they promote the importance of regular exercise. He is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and has long been an advocate for increasing physical activity levels among students, faculty and staff. For the past four years he has sought pledges and raised money for kinesiology scholarships by completing the Schmidt Don’t Quit bike ride across Wisconsin.