Giving to Kinesiology
impact of Rice University is expanded and sustained by the accomplishments and
support of its alumni and friends. The continued generosity of donors is
paramount to the mission and goals of Kinesiology at Rice.
Kinesiology Department Mission:
As an academic unit of the Wiess School of
Natural Sciences, the Kinesiology Department is committed to health promotion,
disease prevention, and training in the sciences of health and human
Our faculty strive for excellence in providing:
- Relevant research in the
sports medicine and health sciences areas
- Professional education in
- Industry opportunities in
the form of internships with cutting edge organizations
- Opportunities to pursue
graduate professional degrees.
This is accomplished through appropriate knowledge
concerning the practice and application of the health science and sports
By giving to the Kinesiology Department, your
donation will help fund the following examples of current needs:
- Upgrading the
department's undergraduate teaching laboratory space and gaining equipment
to increase our
undergraduate experience at Rice. Our
department could best serve our growing population of majors by offering a
state-of-the-art Exercise Physiology teaching laboratory. This teaching laboratory would also serve
collaboratively as classroom and training space for our courses, including Rice
EMS. The department could also benefit
from obtaining BodyViz software to evolve and expand our Human Anatomy
- The Hermance Award is presented annually to
graduating seniors in the Kinesiology Department who have exhibited exemplary
qualities of scholarship, leadership, character, and service during their
undergraduate experience. This award is
in honor of Dr. Gilbert Hermance, who was a faculty member and Chair from the
1930’s to the 1970’s, and made numerous valuable contributions to our
Rice University is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit
organization qualified to receive deductible contributions. Tax Identification
Number 74-1109620. Thank you for helping support our mission to invest in our
undergraduate student experience.
For more information about giving, contact:
Director of Development, Natural Sciences
Ways to Give
1. Click here.
2. Fill out the online form.
3. Under Gift Information, choose “Other” from
the "Designation" pull-down menu.
4. Then copy and paste ‘Kinesiology Initiatives Fund (G80198)’
or ‘Hermance Award Gift (G80197)’ in the “Special
Instructions” box. This will ensure that your entire donation is directed
to our department.
Please make your check payable to "Rice
University Kinesiology Department” and mail to the address below. This
will ensure that our department receives your entire donation.
Rice University, MS-545
P.O. Box 1892
Each gift received will be acknowledged by
the Kinesiology Department, and the Rice University Resource Development office
will send a separate receipt.