Langstaff Named Arcadia Faculty Athletic Representative
GLENSIDE, Pa. - The Arcadia University Department of Athletics and Recreation has announced the addition of Ogdensburg native Renee Langstaff '98 MSPAS, PA-C as the department's Faculty Athletic Representative. A member of the Arcadia faculty for over 12 years, Langstaff is in her second year as the Department Chair and Program Director of the Medical Science Department after previously serving as the Director of Admissions and Director of Assessment and Remediation of the Physician Assistant program. "My time as a student-athlete has shaped who I am today," Langstaff remarked. "I learned the importance of teamwork, discipline, and how to be resilient. I draw from these experiences often when life becomes challenging. I look forward to working with the athletics department to promote an environment for our students-athletes that is conducive to personal growth and development." Langstaff is a graduate of Arcadia's inaugural physician assistant class in 1998 and earned her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Ithaca College in 1990 where she was a two-time All-American for the Bombers' Swimming and Diving program. The daughter of Mike and Linda Langstaff was a standout swimmer at Ogdensburg Free Academy at the high school level.
"We are fortunate to have Professor Langstaff join our staff as our Faculty Athletics Representative," Executive Director of Athletics and Recreation Brian Granata said. "I look forward to working with her to support our student-athletes while providing a valuable experience."
In her role as the Knights' Faculty Athletic Representative, Langstaff will help ensure a quality student-athlete experience and promote success in the classroom, in athletics, and in the community by striking a balance among academic excellence, athletics competition, and social growth as they prepare for lifelong success.