Don Lawrence, Ed.D.

Professor Emeritus, School of Education

Phone: (909) 229-9860
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This is my 42nd year of service in Christian higher education. The primary positions I have held are: Athletic Director (5 years at Nyack College), Chairman of the Physical Education Department (undergraduate, 1982-2001), Chairman of the Graduate Physical Education Department (1988-1995), Assistant Professor, Professor, Department of Physical Education, (1969 to present), Chairman and member of various university committees (1973-2001), collegiate basketball coach for 18 years, collegiate soccer coach for 17 years. Designed and implemented the High Sierra Semester (2001), Director of the High Sierra Semester program, (2001-2005).


  • Ed.D. - Brigham Young University
  • M.Ed. - East Stroudsburg State College
  • B.S. - The King's College


  • First Aid and CPR certification, 2007

Academic Area

  • School of Education

Courses Taught

  • PE 108 – Fitness for Life: Walking/Jogging (F, S)
  • PE 240 – Health Education (F, S)
  • PE 251 – Methods of Teaching Contemporary Activities
  • PE 406 – Sociological and Psychological Aspects of Physical Activity and Sport
  • PE 450 – Physical Education in Elementary Schools, K-6
  • PE 552 – History and Philosophy of Physical Education
  • PE 561 – Ethics in Physical Education and Athletics
  • PE 582 – Seminar in Professional Literature in Physical Education and Sport