Exercise Science Student Association

ESSA 2012

The purpose of the Exercise Science Student Association (ESSA) is to promote and advocate for wellness and fitness. Students have the opportunity:

  • to attend seminars, workshops, conferences and exhibits, related to exercise science, wellness, and fitness.
  • to provide educational workshops for the campus and the community.
  • to provide organized fitness activities for the campus and the community.

Membership is open to all Western Illinois University undergraduate students majoring in Exercise Science. The organizations academic advisors are Ms. Cathy McMillan and Mr. Tim Piper.


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2016-17 Officers

Mike Tangorra

Vice President
Josh Bick

Jamie Ali

Cathy McMillan
Tim Piper