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Health and Exercise Studies

Jan 2, 2024

Cardio and Classes

Peter Koutroumpis, a senior lecturer in NC State's Health and Exercise Studies Department, spoke with Midtown Magazine about the importance of HES fitness courses for college students. 

NC State HES students embark on a canoe trip.

Oct 20, 2023

HES Celebrates 100 Years of Expanding Student Opportunities

NC State's Health and Exercise Studies department is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, and that century has seen continuous growth in opportunities for students. 

NC State Mountaineering students gather at a summit during last semester's ice climbing trip to the White Mountains of New Hampshire.

Sep 8, 2023

HES, Great Outdoor Provision Co. Breaking Down Barriers With Outdoors For All Award

NC State’s Department of Health and Exercise Studies (HES) and the Great Outdoor Provision Co. (GOPC) are working to break down barriers where none were ever meant to exist: the great… 

Peter Koutroumpis, Renee Harrington, Jeong Dae Lee

Apr 3, 2023

HES Faculty Present at SHAPE America National Convention

Peter Koutroumpis, Renee Harrington and Jeong Dae Lee illustrated how in-class use of smartphone apps enhance students’ critical thinking and active learning. 

Peter Koutroumpis

Jan 12, 2023

Koutroumpis Earns Quality Matters Certification

The Department of Health and Exercise Studies lecturer is now a peer reviewer through Quality Matters and NC State DELTA. 

An aerial photo of Carter-Finley Stadium during the marching band's halftime show, where the band spells out "state"

Dec 16, 2022

The Biggest Academic and Student Affairs News from 2022

Look back at student life and achievements, anniversaries and celebrations, and individual and departmental recognitions in the Division of Academic and Student Affairs this year. 

Two instructors address a small group while standing in front of a large white screen.

Nov 14, 2022

University College Faculty Lead Workshop at International Dance Conference

Two faculty members shared breathing techniques for dance and performance at the International Association for Dance Medicine & Science Annual Conference. 

A jogger in a red shirt on a wooded trail

Sep 12, 2022

Introducing Ride With HES

The Department of Health and Exercise Studies has developed a new tool to help outdoor runners and walkers find the best routes on and around campus. 

A group of students talks outside of Bragaw Hall.

Jul 22, 2022

Academic and Student Affairs Marks a Decade of Dedication to Student Success

For 10 years, the Division of Academic and Student Affairs has offered holistic programs and resources to help NC State students thrive. 

Kylie McDaniel and Johnny Paliotti

May 9, 2022

Kylie McDaniel and Johnny Paliotti Receive 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.