Eye on Academia: September 2021
See what University College faculty have been up to recently.
- Terrance Dash, senior lecturer in the Department of Health and Exercise Studies, was re-certified as a Single Pitch Rock Climbing Instructor from the American Mountain Guides Association.
- Suzanne Williams, lecturer in the Department of Health and Exercise Studies, earned the Connecting Learning Theories to Your Teaching Strategies (CLTTS) Certificate.
- Joan Nicholas-Walker, assistant teaching professor for the Department of Health and Exercise Studies, earned an Inclusive Teaching Certificate through the Office for Faculty Excellence.
- Renee Harrington, lecturer in the Department of Health and Exercise Studies, is presenting three sessions at the NC Shape Convention in October: Intermittent Fasting: Is the Wait Worth the Weight?; Yoga Breathing Techniques for Children; SIFT Cueing: Using Senses, Imagery, Feelings and Thought. She also presented two sessions at the virtual National Rural Institute on Alcohol and Drug Abuse Conference: Holistic Approaches to Assist Addiction Recovery; Yoga: An Alternative Treatment for Depression and Anxiety. Finally, she competed in the Duathlon National Championship Race in Tuscaloosa, Alabama in May and placed second in her age group and eighth overall among females, qualifying her for a spot on Team USA 2022 to compete in Australia.
- Scott Schneider, senior lecturer in the Department of Health and Exercise Studies, was nominated to serve a three-year term as a board member and a one-year term as the secretary for the Wilderness Education Association, an international professional society.
- Peter Koutroumpis, senior lecturer for the Department of Health and Exercise Studies, participated in NC State DELTA’s Summer Shorts Quality Matters panel discussion that took place virtually on August 6.