Tag: Health and Exercise Studies

November 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.

November 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.

Students holding a Take 8 at State banner
April 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!

April 10, 2019

Taking Class to New Heights

On March 15th, 10 students and two Health and Exercise Studies Outdoor Leadership faculty left bright and early for the White Mountains of New Hampshire.

March 28, 2019

Taking 8 at State to the Next Level

The Department of Health and Exercise Studies (HES) encourages each student at North Carolina State University to take eight physical activity courses before graduation.