Mr. Tipper is a graduate of West Virginia University and has been a member of the Department of Physical Education and Recreation since 1996. He has Co-Authored 5 editions of Lifetime Physical Fitness assessments, concepts, and prescriptions for the Department. Mr. Tipper holds several Certifications including National Strength and Conditioning Association (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist), USA Olympic Weightlifting, and American Red Cross Instructor. As a volunteer for the American Red Cross he has certified hundreds of students and employee's over the years. He is also an advisor for Phi Epsilon Kappa (Eta Alpha) NCCU Chapter since its induction.