Department Chair
Professor of Equine Studies
Equine Major Gifts Officer
Phone: ext. 2327
Email: munzk@centenaryuniversity.edu

Academic Accomplishments

  • BS in Large Animal Science, Delaware Valley College
  • Master of Science in Animal Science: specializing in Equine Reproduction, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Biography

Professor Kelly Martin Munz graduated from Delaware Valley University and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Large Animal Science. From there she completed her Master of Science Degree at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Animal Science, specializing in Equine Reproduction. Professor Munz’s thesis was titled Parathyroid Hormone and Calcium Interactions in the Periparturient Mare.

Professor Munz has taught a variety of courses at Centenary College such as Academic Foundations, Practical Horse Management, Basic Concepts of Training the Horse, Breeding Management, Equine Studies Senior Seminar and Riding Classes.

Professor Munz is also a United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Category 1 Steward and Schooling Supervisor and works at many horse shows in an official capacity on the East Coast, including the USEF Talent Search Finals, Old Salem Farm Horse Shows, and the Ox Ridge Horse Show.

While at Centenary, Professor Munz was honored with the 2004-2005 United Methodist Exemplary Teaching Award and was a Department Chair for 16 years.

In addition, Professor Munz heads the fundraising projects for the Equine Department and has been responsible for completing raising funds to complete such projects as new footing in the USET Arena and small indoor arena, the Pabst Barn Renovation, new fencing for many paddocks, and the installation of a horse walker.

Professor Munz has two daughters that compete in the Children’s Hunter and Equitation Divisions.