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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. 

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. 

Looking towards the Memorial Bell Tower from under the front awning of Holladay Hall

Apr 25, 2022

Beth Wright Fath Named a 2022-23 Provost’s Faculty Fellow

During her fellowship, Fath will work on the project, “Decolonizing and Degendering Courses and Curriculum.” 

Tommy Holden and Kari Lewis

Apr 22, 2022

HES Faculty Honored with NC State Teaching Awards

Tommy Holden and Kari Lewis receive university teaching awards for their commitment to educational excellence. 

Members of the Grappling Club make wolfie signs in an indoor room with white walls

Apr 22, 2022

HES Assistant Department Head Advises Grappling Club

Teaching professor J.D. Lee brings his jiu-jitsu expertise to the mat as the advisor for one of NC State's newest student organizations. 

A yoga class in the new Wellness and Recreation Center

Apr 4, 2022

Eye on Academia: April 2022

See what University College faculty have been up to recently.