Department of Kinesiology

School of Health and Human Sciences

Fall 2022 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony: Smiles & Celebrations

On December 8th, 2022, the EdD in KIN program celebrated the following graduates at UNCG’s  doctoral hooding ceremony: Jene’ Baclawski, Alain Aguilar, Amber Fair Booker, and Dianne Habring-Frelich. Dr. Gill, Dr. Hemphill, and Dr. Brooks hooded these graduates in recognition of their achievements. Their dissertation work focused on a range of topics, including the use outdoor exercise by women to cope with the Covid-19 pandemic, raising self-efficacy & physical activity for people with Type 2 Diabetes, stress coping mechanisms of high school football coaches, and experiences of black undergraduate kinesiology students at a predominantly white institution.

Among the fall graduates was also one of our EdD in KIN graduate assistants, Yongsun “Sun” Lee, who completed his PhD in Kinesiology with a focus in Community Youth Sport Development. In his role, Sun has contributed to the success of the program over the years.

Congratulations and best of luck to our new graduates!!!

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