Kinesiology News

Meet CHHS Dean Catrine Tudor-Locke

Visitors to her office at the UNC Charlotte College of Health and Human Services will sometimes hear Dean Catrine Tudor-Locke before they round the corner leading to her door. She has a laugh that carries. You might also be greeted by the drumbeat of her shoes as they connect with the treadmill under her standing […]

New Academic Programs Respond to Job Market and Region’s Needs

The UNC Charlotte Department of Kinesiology is responding to the greater Charlotte region’s employment needs with two new graduate certificate programs in respiratory therapy that are relevant to the current and future job market. “UNC Charlotte has a long history of being nimble in adapting to the evolving needs of our students and our community […]

UNC Charlotte Kinesiology Chair Elected to National Board of Directors

David Bellar, chair of the UNC Charlotte Department of Kinesiology, has been elected to a three-year term on the Board of Directors for American Kinesiology Association (AKA). Bellar’s tenure with the board will begin after AKA’s 2021 Leadership Workshop held on January 27 and 28. The theme for this year’s workshop program is “Leading through […]

VIDEO: Celebrating First-Generation College Students

They’re the first in their families, but achieving a long-time dream. UNC Charlotte celebrated First-Generation College Students Day on Nov. 8, 2020 in recognition of so many valuable members of Niner Nation. The video below features Zack Bryant, an exercise science major. His journey reflects that of many at UNC Charlotte. Our very own Dean, […]

Exercise Science Alumna Interns with Tennessee Titans

Bria Jones, a 2017 graduate of UNC Charlotte’s exercise science program got a first-hand look at athletic training in professional sports during a seven-week internship with the Tennessee Titans after receiving a scholarship from the Professional Football Athletic Trainers Society (PFATS) and NFL “Being able to work with professional athletes and have so many modalities […]

WBTV: Outdoor Adventure Leadership Alum Bikes Across the Country

by: Emma Korynta A UNC Charlotte grad has returned home after spending the summer riding his bike thousands of miles across the United States from North Carolina to Oregon. Without a doubt, the coronavirus has upended plans for people across the country. For 23-year-old Jesse Greenlee, he decided to treat his canceled plans as an […]

Inside the Online Classroom with Professor Amanda Dexter

Amanda Dexter Respiratory Therapy In an effort to shed some more light on the measures faculty members are taking to assure the online courses they teach this fall align with students’ learning needs and expectations, we reached out to Dexter to see how she is approaching a few of her courses this fall semester. What […]

College of Health and Human Services Announces Leadership Transitions

With the approaching retirement of Jane Neese, senior associate dean of academic affairs, Dean Catrine Tudor-Locke has announced a series of transitions in leadership at the UNC Charlotte College of Health and Human Services. Neese has provided Dean Tudor-Locke with formal notice of her intent to retire September 1, 2021. “Jane’s gracious early notice has […]

Charlotte Observer: Exercise Science Alumna Perseveres for Career in Air Force

by: Theoden Janes, Charlotte Observer This was to be a celebratory spring for Alison Cruise. The UNC Charlotte alumna learned last summer that the U.S. Air Force would promote her to major this May, and she was excited by the prospect of her 3-year-old daughter Shiloh pinning the new rank insignia on her uniform in […]

Remembering Roy Fielding

The UNC Charlotte College of Health and Human Services extends sympathy to the family and friends of former senior lecturer Roy Fielding, who passed away Friday. Fielding had been a fixture at the university since 1977 through his recent retirement. He served as lecturer, aquatics director and senior lecturer in the Department of Kinesiology during […]