The Department of Health and Exercise Studies at NC State is home to dynamic faculty, students, and course offerings that contribute to building a healthy and active NC State community Inspired by the Department’s Take 8 at State challenge, “Talk 8 at State” is a biweekly podcast that showcases the amazing experiences this department has to offer!
Dr. Jerry Loflin's Journey to NC State
In this episode, we catch up with Associate Teaching Professor, Dr. Jerry Loflin. Dr. Loflin examines his career path that led him to NC State, reflects on the development of his teaching style, and describes what he enjoys most working with students.
Dr. Brenda Watson
In this episode, we sit down with Dr. Brenda Watson, one of the newest faculty members in the Department of Health and Exercise Studies. Dr. Watson, a Wolfpack alumna, takes a deep dive into her unique journey.
Coaching Education Minor with Grace Patton
Grace Patton discusses her experience in the Coaching Education Minor here at NC State. Grace talks about some major lessons she’s learned, and how the minor has helped her connect with the students she coaches, her career goals, and even her family!
Starting a career in Health and Wellness and International Women’s Day with Lecturer Macy Kalb
We sit down with HES Lecturer Macy Kalb to discuss the evolution of Health and Wellness from the ’80s (hello leotards!) to now, where women are breaking the mold. We earn about Macy’s career leading her to the Department of Health and Exercise Studies
NC State Students Recall Their Favorite HES Classes
In this episode of Talk 8 at State, five NC State Students tell us their favorite and most memorable HES classes they have taken.
Getting Outside with Abby Hepp
Abby Hepp ’23 made the most out of her online semester and travelled across the country, completing classwork and exploring the outdoors. Abby tells us about her trip, her background in outdoor adventuring, and resource