Department of Kinesiology

School of Health and Human Sciences


Students, alumni, and faculty members in the EdD 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 food, music, and games. Among […]

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 the recent past.  Many of […]

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 […]

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. Abbie said that […]

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Dr. Patricia Williams, a 2022 graduate of the EdD in KIN program, has had a busy fall semester since summer graduation at UNCG. At the start of the Fall 2022 semester, Patricia was promoted from Instructor of Biology to Chair of the Science Department. Within the month, she received a second promotion and is currently […]

NCSHAPE hosted their annual convention October 27 and 28 in Winston Salem. Many UNCG Kinesiology alumni and current students were at the convention to learn more about health and physical education from the many professionals in attendance. Several of our alumni presented on physical activities and their own research while also networking. UNCG faculty members, […]

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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