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Tag: Health and Exercise Studies

Students participate in a high-stepping workout during a Health and Exercise Studies course

Jun 9, 2020

Health and Exercise Studies Department Sprints to Convert to All Online Classes

It was hard enough moving traditional classes online this spring. But Health and Exercise Studies faculty had to get extra creative to continue classes that are typically taught in the water, on a filed, in a gym, or on a bike. 

Student climb the rock wall in Carmichael Gymnasium

Jun 1, 2020

Going Beyond the Wall

Alumna Qulea Anderson writes about the storied past of the rock wall in Carmichael Gymnasium and the new climbing amenities that will be available after the building's renovation. 

Nov 5, 2019

Above and Beyond: Taking More than 8 at State

NC State offers a wide array of fitness and wellness classes that aim to encourage a healthy lifestyle among students. One Health and Exercise Studies (HES) Department initiative is the ‘Take 8 at State’, encouraging students to take eight credits of health and exercise studies instead of the required two. 

Nov 5, 2019

Dominating the Duathlon

Many of the Health and Exercise Studies (HES) Faculty have been extremely busy with traveling, training, and competing in the Duathlon World Championship in Pontevedra, Spain. More than 35 countries were represented, and among the thousands of athletes were NC State faculty members Randy Bechtolt, Sally Almekinders, and Renee Harrington. 

May 13, 2019

Learning to Lead at New Heights

Scott Schneider, a senior lecturer of Outdoor Leadership in the Health and Exercise Studies department sat down to reflect on this year’s HESO 283 Mountaineering class’ spring break trip to the White Mountains in New Hampshire. 

May 7, 2019

Faculty using Rock Music to Reach Beyond the Classroom

The Quadrivium Project, a rock ensemble comprised of NC State faculty members, shares their passion for music with the Wolfpack community since its inception in 2015. 

2019 DAS Awards for Excellence photo of presentation.

May 2, 2019

Thought and Done: DASA Celebrates End-of-Year with Awards Ceremony

On May 1, 2019, the Division of Academic and Student Affairs celebrated the end of the year and honored several staff and faculty with Pride of the Wolfpack 

Apr 25, 2019

HES Faculty Compete at ITU Multisport World Championships

Health and Exercise Studies (HES) faculty members are participating in the 2019 Pontevedra ITU Multisport World Championships. 

Students holding a Take 8 at State banner

Apr 18, 2019

10 Years of Taking 8 at State

Spring 2019 marks the 10-year anniversary of the “Take 8 at State” movement by Health and Exercise Studies. Here's to 10 more! 

Apr 10, 2019

Outdoor Leadership Alumni Spotlight: James Turner

While James Turner earned a Mechanical Engineering degree from NC State, he discovered his passion for the outdoors in a basic rock climbing class, HESO 258.