Norfolk State Health & PE Professor Wins National Award

dancer in motion 1Professor Tarin Hampton from Norfolk State’s Health, Physical Education and Exercise Science department has been selected to receive the National Dance Society’s Global Dance Educator Award for 2016. The selection committee cited Professor Hampton’s joy of dance, the search for more information and education, and her drive to share what she’s learned with the world.

dancer in motion male 2The awards ceremony will take place at Texas A&M University’s Stark Gallery, Friday, August 5. During the national event, Professor Hampton will offer a presentation at the conference following the announcement as the recipient. Additionally, she will be guaranteed a presentation slot at three subsequent annual conferences and will present a program proposal online for review by the conference planning committee.

For more information about the National Dance Society’s Global Dance Educator Awards and background on the organization’s mission, services and objectives, visit


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