Recently, EdD in KIN faculty and students participated in the Association for Applied Sport Psychology’s (AASP) Virtual Conference. The annual conference was held virtually October 21st-24th, 2020 and featured a variety of speakers including Brandon Marshall – former NFL all-Pro and Kara Goucher – Olympic Marathoner and World Champion Medalist. Several of our EdD students […]
This year’s departmental Halloween looked a lot different than years past. With face coverings, social distance requirements, and other safety measures, we couldn’t hold our 4th Annual Halloween Extravaganza. We did have faculty members dress up with their families, still! Check out Dr. Raisbeck and Dr. Hittinger from October 31, 2020. Don’t they look great!?
The EdD in KIN program is excited to welcome two new doctors to the ranks. Dr. Lauren Griffin and Dr. Kristi V. Johnson successfully defended their dissertations in October. The defenses were virtual, meaning that Lauren and Kristi were able to share their research with not only their committee’s, but also their peers, friends, and […]
Dr. Kimberly Clark is currently a Clinical Associate Professor, Master’s in Respiratory Care Program Director, and Department of Kinesiology Assistant Chair at UNC Charlotte. Since earning her doctorate degree from UNCG she has been more actively involved in professional service and research activities. Kim is co-chairing two committees as a member of the American Association […]
On October 16th, the second EdD virtual social event brought students together for “Game Night,” which included several rounds of Pictionary. This event was hosted by the program’s graduate assistants to provide entertaining opportunities for the EdD students and alumni to get connected and have fun with their colleagues during these challenging and difficult times. […]
2018 EdD in KIN alum, Eric Cash, is currently the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at Dorman High School in Roebuck, South Carolina. He is also an adjunct professor at Liberty University in the Exercise Science Department, the President of the South Carolina Strength Coaches Association, and the State Director of South Carolina for the […]
Dr. Mindy Smith, a 2019 EdD in KIN graduate, recently published her dissertation. Mindy is currently an Assistant Professor in Applied Health Science and Director of Student Wellness at Messiah College. Mindy, along with her faculty mentors Dr. Diane Gill and Dr. Erin Reifsteck, published in the Journal – Case Studies in Applied Sport and […]
A few weeks ago we kicked off our first monthly EdD in KIN virtual social event for the 2020-2021 academic year. As we all know, it is hard to stay connected with others in the current climate. We wanted to offer something lighthearted and fun for students and alumni to take a break and connect. […]
Dr. Jason Suby, a 2019 graduate of the EdD in KIN program, recently presented his dissertation research virtually at the SHAPE America National Convention. Jason was originally accepted to present orally at the conference, but due to COVID-19, SHAPE asked presenters to provide an oral PowerPoint presentation that could be viewed virtually and widely disseminated. […]
Dr. DeAnne Brooks held a “Scholar Strike for Racial Justice” on September 9, 2020 for Kinesiology students, faculty, and staff. She used the article “The Way We Never Were: Postracial Kinesiology in America” (Smith & Jamieson, 2017) to guide the discussion. Thank you, Dr. Brooks, for a very insightful session!