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Tag: Health and Exercise Studies

Renee Harrington headshot

Nov 22, 2021

Harrington Presents to NASA for Journey to Wellness Program

Created in 2020 by the NASA Health Promotion Wellness and Fitness Program, the Journey to Wellness program aims to generate positive change in the health and well-being of the NASA community. The program consists of monthly events which feature high-quality presentations on health-related topics that help people effectively manage pandemic-related strains on working life, specifically,… 

Image to show an empty dance studio

Nov 22, 2021

New Faces and New Spaces in the Department of Health and Exercise Studies

In Fall 2021, the Department of Health and Exercise Studies was fortunate to welcome three new full-time faculty members to the department. 

Jerick Garrett in a black NC State jacket and Adidas hat

Nov 12, 2021

Concepts Outside of the Classroom

HESF 107 - Run Conditioning student Jerick Garrett utilizes concepts he’s learned in class to promote healthy habits for teenagers at group home. 

Renee Harrington and her students do pushups during class

Oct 12, 2021

High-Intensity Conditioning Class Teaches Students Invaluable Skills

Taught by Lecturer Renee Harrington, HESF 113, or High-Intensity Conditioning, teaches students how to lead healthier lives through proper exercise and wellness techniques. 

Oct 11, 2021

DASA Assessment Administers Quantitative Literacy Assessment through Health and Exercise Studies Partnership

This fall, DASA Assessment partnered with faculty in the Department of Health and Exercise Studies to administer a quantitative literacy assessment to first-year students enrolled in their courses. Read on to learn what they found. 

Tommy Holden, Kristian Jackson and his son remove branches and brush as they clear a path for a bike trail in Lake Raleigh Woods

Oct 5, 2021

Forging New Paths

The Department of Health and Exercise Studies has received a grant from the NC State University Sustainability Fund to help continue the development of hiking and biking trails as well as educational opportunities in Lake Raleigh Woods. 

Professor Peter Koutroumpis talks to students in his Fitness Walking class.

Sep 30, 2021

Koutroumpis’ Fitness Walking Course Receives Quality Matters Certification for Course Design Quality

Quality Matters, a nationally recognized, faculty-centered, peer-review process that certifies the quality of online courses, has recognized HESF 102 Fitness Walking for its commitment to quality assurance through course design that meets Quality Matters Standards. 

Autumn Belk stands with her arms outstretched, back to the camera, teaching students a yoga pose.

Sep 28, 2021

Eye on Academia: September 2021

See what University College faculty have been up to recently. 

Crista Bain wearing a red jacket and a black NC State face mask makes a wolfie sign next to the wolf statue in Carter Finley Stadium

May 13, 2021

Crista Bain and Zane Mondschein Named Recipients of the Isaac Frank Ormond Scholarship

The Isaac Frank Ormond, III Memorial Scholarship Fund is awarded each year to students enrolled in a health and exercise studies minor who demonstrate a strong academic standing and consistent commitment to the health and exercise field. 

The new Wellness and Recreation Center at night

May 10, 2021

Retiring HES Faculty Member Reflects on His Experiences and Impact

The Department of Health and Exercise Studies spoke with Gary Wayne Pollard about his 32 years teaching at NC State, which included numerous achievements, memories, and stories of impact.