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Tag: Health and Wellness

Lauren Muir in the gym at Orangetheory Fitness

Feb 18, 2021

HES Student Spotlight: Sports Science with Lauren Muir

Lauren Muir ‘21 reflects on the impact that NC State’s sports science minor has had on her academic career and plans for her future. 

People climb a new modular wall at the Wellness and Recreation Center and Carmichael Gym.

Jan 25, 2021

Finding Your Wolfpack: Wellness and Recreation

The Wellness and Recreation team shares tips about caring for your whole self — and making the most of this semester’s wellness days. 

copper wolf statue

Jan 20, 2021

Making Wellness a Priority

NC State’s Wellness Days will be held February 9, March 5, March 24 and April 15. During these days, no classes will be held and faculty are asked to abstain from assigning any deadlines or tests on days immediately following Wellness Days. Due to the addition of these days, there will be no spring break. 

Student at Talley

Dec 14, 2020

Finding Gratitude During COVID-19

Showing simple forms of gratitude can help overall health and well-being. 

Kristen Keane in hiking gear

Dec 10, 2020

HES Alumni Spotlight: Kristen Keane

Kristen Keane '13 talks about the impact of the Department of Health and Exercise Studies program's outdoor leadership minor on her student experience and her current job as a course director and lead instructor at North Carolina Outward Bound School. 

Dec 7, 2020

Nutrition Grad Finds Ways to Promote Wellness, from Virtual Reality to YouTube

A passion for food and fitness motivates Yue “Gabby” Xiong. 

Crista Bain coaching swimmers at Athens Drive Magnet High School in Summer 2019

Nov 19, 2020

Coaching Education Students Learn Lifelong Lessons

Students and alumni in Health and Exercise Studies' coaching minor reflect on their experiences in the program. 

Alyssa Stroker holds a pick axe during a mountain climb in the snow

Nov 5, 2020

HES Alumna Never Stops Exploring

Alyssa Stroker '20 reflects on some of her favorite memories and adventures in NC State's Health and Exercise Studies program and its outdoor leadership minor. 

Oct 22, 2020

Love is an (Outdoor) Adventure

NC State alumni Will Ericson and Keela Kennedy met in the Department of Health and Exercise Studies' Intro to Adventure Education course. The couple got engaged in September, so their next adventure together is marriage. 

Jakub Sciora

Oct 8, 2020

HES Student Raises the Bar for at-Home Fitness

During quarantine, Jakub Sciora combined the skills he learned in textiles engineering and health and exercise studies to create his own home workout equipment.