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Marvin Scott

Marvin Scott

Senior Lecturer, Kinesiology

Marvin W. Scott, Ed.D., is an instructor and the Undergraduate Program Coordinator in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Maryland at College Park (UMCP). In these capacities, he teaches undergraduate courses for the department that fulfills program requirements for the major and courses that fulfill general education requirements for the university.


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As Undergraduate Program Coordinator Dr. Marvin Scott leads a team that provides advising, oversees student orientations and implements vital student services for majors in the program. Previous to his reappointment as Undergraduate Program Coordinator, Dr. Scott served as Coordinator of the Community Kinections Program.

In this capacity, Dr. Scott has foster agreements with local community-based organizations to have students in his service-learning course enter into collaborations with community-based organizations in an effort to facilitate the implementation of the physical activity objectives associated with meeting the guidelines identified in the Healthy People 2020 federal report.

BS, Physical Education

East Stroudsburg University

MA, Physical Education

Ohio State University

Ed.D., Curriculum and Instruction and Program Development and Evaluation, Physical Education 

University of North Carolina at Greensboro 



KNES457 Managing Youth Programs

KNES386 Experiential Learning

KNES286 Empowering Healthy Physical Activity

KNES240 Exploring Cultural Diversity Through Movement

George F. Kramer Practitioner of The Year Award, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, 2011.

Stamp Service-Learning Fellow, Center for Campus Life and Center for Teaching Excellence, University of Maryland, 2011.

Muriel R. Sloan Communitarian Award, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, 2010.

Participant, Summer Institute for Teaching with New(er) Technology, Mobile Initiative Project, Center for Teaching Excellence, University of Maryland, 2009

Participant, Lilly Teaching Fellows Program, Center for Teaching Excellence, University of Maryland, 2007-2008.

Participant, Summer Institute for Teaching With Technology, Center for Teaching Excellence, University of Maryland, 2007.

Participant, Project Interact, Intergroup Dialogue as Pedagogy Across the Curriculum Pilot Project, Ford Foundation Funded Study, University of Maryland, 2002.

Jerry Wrenn Outstanding Service Award, College of Health and Human Performance, University of Maryland, 2000.
Social Action Award, Mentee/Mentor Academic Program, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, 1998.

Outstanding Contributions to Seniors Award, Office of Vice President for Student Affairs and the Senior Council, University of Maryland, 1995.

 Human Rights Celebration Lecturer, East Stroudsburg University, 1988.

Who's Who Among Black Americans,1985.

Named Outstanding Young Man of America, 1979,

Scott, M. (1993). Faculty diversity: A crucial link to the successful recruitment and retention of minority students. The Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 64, (3), 74-80.

Scott, M. (1991). A profile of job satisfaction among physical education faculty. The Bulletin: Connecticut Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 37, (2), 14-17.

Scott, M. (1989) Curriculum alignment: Implications for physical education. Proceedings of the Sixth Curriculum Theory Conference in Physical Education. The University of Georgia, 95-112.

Scott, M. (1979). In pursuit of the perfect job: A philosophical fable. The North Carolina Journal, 15, (2), 9-11.