Kinesiology & Health Science

Faculty research focus of new College of Education colloquium

AUGUSTA, GA. – The first College of Education Research Colloquium will meet Oct. 2. Faculty from the departments of Counselor Education, Leadership & Research, Kinesiology & Health Science and Teacher Education will present their ongoing and completed research at 2 p.m. in University Hall, Room 356. All GRU faculty and …

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College faculty, staff share research results, promote scholarship

Drs. Paula Dohoney, Gordon Eisenman, Beth Pendergraft and Judi Wilson attended the Transforming Educator Preparation (TEP) Conference in Atlanta on Sept. 2-4. Dr. Judi Wilson was an invited speaker at the 7th Annual State of Education Conference at the University of Georgia on Sept. 18. She presented “PreK-16 Partnerships for New …

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Kinesiology students earn ADA Academic Achievement Award

AUGUSTA, GA. – The Division 2 Athletics Directors Association released their Academic Achievement Award winners on Aug. 22, with several GRU College of Education students-athletes making the list. Becky Newhouse and Scott Shipman are both graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology degree program, and are now enrolled in the Master …

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Kristen Koch, kinesiology major, named preseason All-Conference

AUGUSTA, Ga. – GRU Augusta volleyball senior Kristen Koch  (Niceland, Fla.) is one of seven in the entire Peach Belt Conference to be named to the 2014 preseason All-Conference team, the Peach Belt office announced Friday afternoon. Koch headlines the returning Jaguar offense as the team gets ready for their 2014 season …

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Faculty share research and expertise across the nation

Counselor Education, Leadership & Research Dr. Olajide Agunloye, Professor of Counselor Education, has had an article published. The Global Science and Technology Forum International Journal on Education has published “Science and Culture – Inalienable co-determinants of human progress: Implications for science education and administration.” Dr. Olajide Agunloye, Professor of Counselor Education, …

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College of Education launches new sport coaching certificate

AUGUSTA, GA. – The Department of Kinesiology & Health Science in the Georgia Regents University College of Education now offers a graduate level credit certificate in Sport Coaching, which can be completed entirely online. “This certificate is unique,” said Dr. Steven Page, chair of the department. “There’s not another one …

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Professor of Kinesiology presents ‘Coach’s Toolbox’ workshop

AUGUSTA, GA. – Dr. Graeme Connolly, Professor of Kinesiology, recently presented a workshop at the National Coaching Conference June 18-20 in Washington, D.C. The presentation, “Team Sport Coaching: Learning from the Experts,” synthesized research conducted by prominent scholars in the field of sport pedagogy and coaching science. It reviewed interviews …

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Teacher Education and Kinesiology faculty publish joint research

“Current Issues in Middle Level Education” published a research article by Drs. Susan Edwards, Drew Kemp and Steven Page called, “The middle school philosophy:  Do we practice what we preach or do we preach something different?” Click here to read the article. Dr. Nai-Cheng Kuo presented a paper, “Using evidence-based reading activities …

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Kinesiology department joins national organization

The Department of Kinesiology and Health Science in the Georgia Regents University College of Education has joined the American Kinesiology Association. The American Kinesiology Association promotes and enhances kinesiology as a unified field of study and advances its many applications. AKA does this by advocating for kinesiology at national and international levels …

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Kinesiology shares events, research

Dr. Craig Cooper was awarded the Faculty Award by the Georgia Regents University Student Government Association at the organization’s banquet at Savannah Rapids Pavilion on April 22. Dr. Lurelia Hardy presented “Student Perception of Required Exercise in Online Wellness “ at the 2014 University System of Georgia Teaching and Learning …

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