Department of Kinesiology

School of Health and Human Sciences

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The EdD in KIN’s own Dr. Diane Gill is one of the Organizing members of the UNCG Association of Retired Faculty – thanks to helping to get this launched. Of course we hope you don’t retire anytime soon. For more details about the organization, read the story at

Ted Monnich, is not your typical student. For one, he brings a wealth of experience with him—ranging from art curator, to music lecturer, to being a renowned expert in elite performance, particularly with hockey goalies. He claims to have always been a passionate person, which would explain why, in the first two weeks of school, […]

Congratulations to our own EdD faculty member Dr. Michael Hemphill for his selection as one of four faculty fellows for the Institute for Community and Economic Engagement (ICEE)! As a 2018 ICEE Faculty Fellow, Dr. Hemphill will facilitate a learning community focused on community-engaged writing beginning Spring 2018. This learning community will bring faculty, […]

The Department of Kinesiology has so much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving, but we would like to humbly extend our gratitude to Dr. JoAnne Safrit.  On November 13, Dr. Safrit made a $1 million contribution to the Department of Kinesiology by establishing the Safrit-Ennis Distinguished Professorship in Kinesiology. The gift was made in honor […]

On October 26th, 2017, Hannah Wofford, a member of the EdD in Kinesiology (EdD in KIN) program hosted the North Carolina Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Association (NCCRA) Piedmont Meeting. Hannah works as a clinical exercise physiologist and began the EdD in KIN program in Fall of 2017. She was elected as Vice President of the Piedmont Region […]

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Congratulations to Yuki Sugimoto, who has been selected to receive the Theodore & Loretta Williams Research Fund for Arts Health Award in HHS for 2017-2018! This award was established 2005 by Charles R. and Kathleen Williams to honor their parents, Theodore and Loretta Williams. This fund supports a graduate student from any department in the […]

On August 25, 2017, Hurricane Harvey hit the Texas coast where it remained for four days. Houston received more rain in those four days than it does in a single year. Catastrophes like this call into question the responsibility a university to help its students in an online program. Typically catastrophes like this only raise […]