UNCG Campus Weekly

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A student diversity award

Dr. Ya-Ting Shang, a Research Assistant at UNCG, received the Student Diversity Award from the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP), an international professional organization that promotes the field of sport and exercise psychology. Shang’s research has focused on sport and gender issues. Her recent doctoral thesis was titled “Cultural Competence of Sport Psychology Consultants in Taiwan in Working with LGBT Athletes.”

Shang earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology in Taiwan; a Master of Physical Education in Recreational Sports Management from the National Taiwan University of Physical Education and Sport; and a Doctorate of Philosophy in Kinesiology from UNCG. She also has a post-baccalaureate certificate in Women and Gender Studies.