Ed.D. in Kinesiology hosts social for UNCG basketball game

Students, alumni, and faculty members in the Ed.D. program got together and enjoyed a weekend of networking and basketball alongside family and friends! This was our first in-person social since the COVID-19 pandemic. Before the game, attendees tailgated in the Coleman gym where they had a great time enjoying some … Continued

Kinesiology “family” gathers at Nakhe conference in New Orleans


Our UNCG “KIN” family made an impressive showing at the NAKHE Conference in early January. This year’s conference theme was “Connections: Leading for Good in a Post-Pandemic World,” which focused on setting the stage for reconnection and reflection on lessons learned, challenges overcome, and opportunities discovered through the events of … Continued

Fall 2022 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony: Smiles and Celebrations

Fall 2022 Ed.d. Graduates

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.

Ed.D. Alumna creates a teaching advisory committee at Wake Forest university

Since graduation in May of 2022, Dr. Abbie Wrights has continued working as a teaching professional at Wake Forest University in the Health and Exercise Science (HES) Department. But, while her position has not changed, she has been able to directly apply both her coursework and dissertation findings to her current role.

Amber Fair Booker: a lot has changed in 6 months

One Wellness Center employees in front of the building entrance

After a little more than 6 months in business, we decided to check back in with Amber Fair Booker to hear more about how things are going at One Wellness Center, especially as she prepares to graduate from UNCG in December. Amber shared that things are going well and they can continue to grow their services. 

Welcome Ed.D. in Kinesiology Graduate Assistants!

As we start a new academic year, new faces come along! This year, we have four graduate assistant students helping us in the EdD in Kinesiology program. Our graduate assistant students are excited to be a part of this journey and are looking forward to giving a helping hand! Please welcome Yongsun “Sun” Lee, Maggie Best, Agustin Saldana, and Carrington Walden to the EdD in KIN family!