Department of Kinesiology

School of Health and Human Sciences

Dr. Michael Hemphill awarded Ernest A. Lynton Award for the Scholarship of Engagement

Congratulations to EdD in KIN faculty Dr. Michael Hemphill! He has been selected as the recipient of this year’s Ernest A. Lynton Award for the Scholarship of Engagement for early career faculty. This national award recognizes a full-time faculty member who exemplifies excellence in connecting teaching, research, and service to community engagement.

Dr. Hemphill was recognized along with the following finalists:
Joshua Streeter, Assistant Professor, Theatre, James Madison University
Laura Trull, Assistant Professor, Social Work, James Madison University
Ayana Alan-Handy, Assistant Professor, Urban Education, Drexel University

The Lynton Award pays tribute to the memory of Ernest Lynton, who championed a vision of service that embraced collective responsibility and an understanding of colleges and universities as catalysts not only in the discovery of new knowledge but also in its use in addressing social issues. See here for a press release from Campus Compact and here from UNC Greensboro Research and Engagement.

Congrats Dr. Hemphill! We are lucky to have Dr. Hemphill as a core faculty member in the EdD program. For more information on the EdD in KIN program click here.