Department of Kinesiology

School of Health and Human Sciences


Our graduates are quite outstanding, with more than just their academics. Read below for more information on our students who won awards at the Commencement Ceremony yesterday, May 3, 2018. Graduate Student Awards and Bios: American Kinesiology Association Master’s Scholar Yangyang Deng is UNCG’s 2018 American Kinesiology Association Master’s Scholar.  Yangyang has been one of […]

On April 15, 2018, KIN Doctoral student, Yubing Wang (Curriculum and Instruction) not only presented at the 2018 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting  in New York City but came back home with the Larry Locke Graduate Student Research Award!  His presentation and award are for his work on “Three-year trajectory of interest in learning […]

March 27, 2018 The American Hebrew Academy (AHA) is the only international Jewish college prep boarding school in the world. Some senior students at AHA are enrolled in a year long internship course in which they collaborate with UNCG faculty on a science based research topic. This collaboration not only prepares students for the coming […]

On March 14th, 2018 Kana Thompson opened an email from Dr. Kelly Burke, Vice Provost for Graduate Education, stating that she had been selected as the 2017-2018 Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant from the School of Health and Human Sciences. In addition to this well deserved honor Kana will be awarded a small monetary prize going […]

If you are like most people, the idea of earning a doctorate while maintaining a busy career and family life may seem like a far-fetched notion. Students and faculty from UNC Greensboro’s online Doctor of Education in Kinesiology (EdD in KIN) are proving it’s not. Later this month at the 2018 SHAPE America National Convention & Expo […]

Congratulations to current EdD in KIN Online Student, Amanda Durall, who recently received the Quality Matters Certification! Amanda, lecturer at The University of Tennessee Chattanooga, learned about QM during the Summer 17 semester, as part of her Practicum course in the EdD program. Quality Matters is a non-profit, quality assurance process that aims to improve […]

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