|Volume 10, Edition 4 December 2010|
School of Health & Human Performance signs agreement with Shanghai University of Sport (SUS)
On November 10-11, 2010, UNCG’s School of Health & Human Performance (HHP) hosted a delegation from the Shanghai University of Sport in China. The delegation actingon behalf of President Jiangchen Zhang, included Professors Jinju Fu, Dean of the College of Educational Kinesiology; Jahua Zhang, Dean of the School of Continuing Education; Jidong Li; and Jianfang Fan.
Dr. Ang Chen, Professor of Kinesiology at UNCG, and alumnus of SUS accompanied the group throughout their stay and acted as translator. On the first evening, a welcome dinner was hosted for the delegation by Dean Celia Hooper of the School of HHP, and Dr. Penelope Pynes, Associate Provost for International Programs. Other guests included Drs. Kathy Williams, Associate Dean for Academic Programs; Bill Dudley, Professor and Interim Associate Dean for Research; Joe Starnes, Professor of Kinesiology; Cathy Ennis, Professor of Kinesiology; Diane Gill, Professor of Kinesiology; Jo Safrit; and Xiaochun Wang, current scholar in Kinesiology.
On the following day, after a campus tour with Dr. Chen, the delegation met with Chancellor Linda Brady to sign the addendum agreement in the Chancellor’s Board Room. The agreement formalizes collaborative research efforts.
A round of applause after the delegation signed the agreement with Chancellor Brady