Dr. Laura Bruno, Assistant Professor
Ewing, New Jersey 08628
Phone Number: (609) 771-2195
Fax Number: (609) 637-5153
About Dr. Bruno
Dr. Laura Bruno is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health and Exercise Science at The College of New Jersey. Dr. Bruno has the experience of teaching in the K-12 environment as well as at the University level. Dr. Bruno has taught a variety of classes at the K-12 level including: Fitness for Life, Health Education, Physical Education, Adapted Physical Education, Adapted Health Education, Sports Medicine and Aquatics. Her teaching at the University level includes such courses as: Contemporary Health, Sports Concepts and Skills, Adventure and Experiential Learning, Foundations of Fitness, Health and Wellness, Adapted Kinetics, Methods of Secondary Health and Physical Science, and Laboratory Techniques in Personal Training. Her pedagogy experiences afford her the opportunity to serve as a valuable resource to her students. Dr. Bruno embraces the teacher-scholar model and places a great emphasis on engaging her students. Her courses are constructed to make classes student-centered, meaningful and exciting through the use of differentiated instruction.
Dr. Bruno earned an Ed.D. in Higher Education Leadership and Innovation from Wilmington University. Prior to this, Dr. Bruno attended McDaniel College where she earned an MS in Health and Physical Education, and she earned a BA in Health and Exercise Science from Rowan University. Dr. Bruno has been teaching pedagogy classes at the higher education level since 2011. She joined the TCNJ team in 2015.
Dr. Bruno’s primary research interest aims to better understand how we can improve the health and well-being of others. Past publications investigate fitness-based community physical activity programs and how they impact overall health and well-being. Dr. Bruno is a fellow of NJAHPERD, SHAPE America (Society of Health and Physical Educators), and ACHE (Association for Continuing Higher Education).