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KCH changing name to HK



As of August, the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health is changing its name to the Department of Health and Kinesiology. Students who need information about registration, courses and rubrics can visit this page.

Alumni, faculty and staff

Beginning August 16, 2024, the name of the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health (KCH) will officially change to the Department of Health and Kinesiology (HK).

The new name better reflects significant changes in our disciplines, research interests and educational mission. Health and Kinesiology allows for a broader, more inclusive representation of a department that focuses on multiple aspects of health and physical activity in a diverse society. It also honors our legacy as leaders in the field of health and kinesiology, while pointing the way forward to a future that is both dynamic and innovative. 

We are excited about the new name and hope you are as well!

For more information, read our news release on the name change, and check out the News-Gazette's story on the decision.