Department of Kinesiology

School of Health and Human Sciences

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The Department of Kinesiology would like to offer up congratulations to the University as a whole.  For the 19th straight year, UNCG has been named to the Princeton Review’s “The Best 382 Colleges” list for excellence in undergraduate education.  In particular UNCG stands out for offering  “strong academic programs” at an affordable price along with […]

It has now become a tradition, every June around 20 students from across the country leave their families and jobs to embark on a giant step in their lives. This pursuit to obtain higher education in the midst of career and family is a brave one and UNCG faculty and staff are committed to their […]

The Department of Kinesiology is proud to highlight Dr. Erin Reifsteck, one of its many esteemed alumni who have invested their knowledge and skills gained at UNCG to work professionally. As an alum of both the Master’s  as well as the Doctoral program, Reifsteck brings an especially strong perspective to her work through teaching, mentoring, and […]

EdD in KIN 2016 cohort student Misti Wajciechowski, assistant professor at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and her colleague, Tim Lampe, director for athletic facilities with VCU Athletics hosted a “Richmond Virginia metro area (RVA) STEM in Sports” event at VCU Stuart C. Siegel Center for teachers and students in Richmond Public Schools. Misti stated that […]

The junior varsity wheelchair basketball team at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) ranked fourth place in the 2017 NWBA Southeastern Junior Division Conference Championship and was invited to 2017 National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament. David Kyle, a member of the EdD in Kinesiology 2015 cohort, serves as the director of UAH’s Ability Sport Network.  […]

EdD in Kinesiology student, Eric Tucker recently served as a moderator for an open discussion in policing and community engagement with local policy leaders and law enforcement at NC State Social Work Symposium. The theme of this symposium was “Policy and Advocacy: Intersectionality of Poverty, Race, and Gender.” The City of Raleigh and City of […]

UNCG EdD alumni Dr. DeAnne Brooks was recently honored as the recipient of the 2017 HHS Emerging Leader Award. This award recognizes exceptional achievements and significant contributions to the recipient’s profession, community/society or university. DeAnne is currently an assistant professor at Salem College, where she has developed as a leader in the areas of academia, […]

EdD in KIN student Teresa Martilik, a member of the 2015 EdD in Kinesiology cohort presented with her teacher colleague, Megan Smith and her students, Daniel Morel and Zachary Lineberry at the National Special Olympics Unified Conference. This conference targeted Special Olympic staff and educators and focused on inclusive fitness programs for individuals with disabilities. […]

EdD in KIN student Katie Wurst, a member of the 2014 EdD in Kinesiology cohort was recently appointed as the Director of Rugby at Queens University of Charlotte. Her responsibilities are to lead develop both men’s and women’s rugby teams at Queens University.. Katie has almost 15 years of rugby coaching experience at a variety […]