Department of Kinesiology

School of Health and Human Sciences


Dr. Greg Daniels won the HHS Mary Frances Stone Teaching Excellence Award. This award honors tenured and non-tenure track faculty in the School of HHS for teaching excellence. Clarence and Jane Stone established this award to honor their daughter. They believed that “educational strength depends on the development and retention of great scholars and teachers”. […]

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 […]

On February 25, approximately 60 of the EdD in Kinesiology students, faculty, staff, and their families gathered together for a social hosted by the EdD in Kinesiology online program. Students and faculty gathered for food and fun prior to the UNCG Men’s baseball game vs. Michigan State, Women’s softball game vs. Longwood, Men’s Basketball game […]

UNCG’s own Kinesiology Undergraduate student, Neil Barrett, was recognized for his service to the United States Air Force Friday February 17, 2017 at the Carolina Hurricane’s Hockey game. SSgt Barrett served in the USAF from May 2007-May 2014 including a deployment to Afghanistan December 2011-June 2012. Currently a senior, he transferred to UNCG in the […]

Athletic Training (AT) professionals, educators, and researchers from all over the country gathered in Dallas, TX from February 17-19 for the 2017 Athletic Training Educator’s Conference (ATEC). This conference offers educators a chance to network and present the research focused on the teaching and learning of AT students and professionals. Several EdD and PhD students […]