Department of Kinesiology

School of Health and Human Sciences

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Dr. Amanda Aguilar, a graduate from the EdD in KIN program, found her way as a member of the professional organization, National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education (NAKHE), through Dr. Diane Gill and Dr. Pam Brown. NAKHE is a non-profit organization whose mission is to foster leadership in kinesiology administration and policy related to […]

The 2019 cohort came to campus and presented their dissertation proposals in front of their advisors and colleagues. Between proposals, debriefs and other programming, students visited the Civil Rights Museum and the Greensboro Science Center. There were many great learning opportunities presented as well as some much needed in person time amongst peers and colleagues. […]

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The EdD in KIN program hosted a dissertation showcase for our students to allow them to share the exciting research they have been doing. Students presented their dissertation findings in a “lightning talk” format. It was a great opportunity for attendees (in person or on zoom), to learn more about the exciting and important work, […]

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Amber Fair Booker, a 4th year student in the EdD Kinesiology Program recently opened the One Wellness Center (OWC). OWC’s focus is to allow patients to be heard and not just seen, to treat individuals instead of just  their medical condition, and to create a space where people feel supported and guided in their wellness […]

Our colleague Dr. DeAnne Brooks recently  presented at the South East American College of Sports Medicine (SEACSM) Conference. Her presentation was a collaboration with Dr. Jared Russel of Auburn University and Dr. TJ Exford of NC A&T State University  titled “Thinking Strategically About Organizational Diversity: Promising Practices and Action Steps for Kinesiology Units.” The presentation […]

EdD in KIN presents at the National Academy of Kinesiology in Higher Education Several of our EdD in KIN students recently presented at the National Academy in Higher Education (NAKHE) Conference 2022 that focused on the effective use of technology in these difficult times. Crystal Reimer presented a Virtual Poster Presentation titled “Mindfulness in PE: […]

We are excited to share that three of our EdD colleagues have recently won KIN Professional Awards! Nori Pennisi, Joel Frye, and Tim Howley will all receive funding to help them pursue educational opportunities that will further enhance their professional and academic careers. Each of our colleagues shared their plans for the funding with us, […]

In December, the EdD in KIN program celebrated the accomplishments of six graduates at the Greensboro Coliseum for the UNCG Doctoral Hooding Ceremony. Many traveled from other states and cities to be able to walk across the stage and participate in this event. After many years of hard work, our six graduates were able to […]

 Our esteemed faculty member Dr. Diane Gill was given the honor of presenting as an invited speaker at the National Academy of Kinesiology (NAK) annual meeting. The meeting’s theme was “Kinesiology’s Social Justice Imperative”. Dr. Gill’s presentation titled: Kinesiology: Moving toward Social Justice? looked at Kinesiology’s social justice movement over the nearly 100 years of […]