Tom Stueber, program director and instructor of athletic training at William Woods University, received a Presidential Citation from WWU President Jahnae H. Barnett at the university’s academic convocation April 21.
Stueber, a Mexico resident, received the award for “his substantial contribution to the academic life of the university.” He worked for three years to enable William Woods University to achieve national accreditation for its program in Athletic Training.
The Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) recently notified the university of its accreditation.
Before joining William Woods in 1998, Stueber was the clinical athletic trainer at Healthworks (a division of the Audrain Medical Center) in Mexico and at Scott Orthopedic Center in Huntington, W.Va.
Stueber also taught as an adjunct faculty member at Shawnee State University in Portsmouth, Ohio; and as a high school athletic trainer while attending Ohio University in Athens.
He received his bachelor of arts degree in education at Marshall University in Huntington, W.Va., and his master of science degree in physical education at Ohio University. Stueber is a registered athletic trainer in Missouri, a NATA certified athletic trainer and has been an American Red Cross basic life support and first aid instructor.