Community and Therapeutic Recreation

CTR Faculty

Dr. Stuart J. Schleien, Professor and Department Chair
Stuart J. Schleien, Ph.D., LRT/CTRS, CPRP

Department Chair and Director of Graduate Study
Therapeutic Recreation
University of Maryland



Dr. Leandra BediniLeandra A. Bedini, Ph.D., LRT/CTRS
Therapeutic Recreation
University of Maryland



Dr. Candice BrutonCandice Bruton, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Community Recreation and Event Planning
North Carolina State University



Nancy J. Gladwell, Re.D., CPRP
Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies
Community Recreation and Event Planning
Indiana University


Kimberly Miller, M.S.
AP Assistant Professor and Research Associate
Community Recreation
University of North Carolina at Greensboro


Dr. Charlsena Stone

Charlsena F. Stone, Ph.D., LRT/CTRS
Associate Professor & Director of Therapeutic Recreation
Therapeutic Recreation
UNC-Chapel Hill


CTR Staff

Amy Chandler, Administrative AssistantAmy Chandler
Administrative Assistant

News & Events

Graduation Info

Advising for Summer and Fall 2014

CTR Club Officer Candidates
...view a presentation of candidates


Jennifer Pegram, winner of the Southeast Recreation Therapy Symposium Scholarship
...more details

Lee Parfitt, winner of the Academy of Leisure Sciences Future Scholars
...more details

Peggy Harris, winner of the NCRPS Fletcher Graduate Scholarship
...more details

CTR Students Graduating in Dec 2013 With Honors
Kayla Cook-Summa Cum Laude
Sarah McPherson-Summa Cum Laude
Jocelyn Moon-Summa Cum Laude
Devyn Ziegler-Summa Cum Laude
Sage Rubenstein-Magna Cum Laude
Hannah Tyler-Magna Cum Laude
Denise Blanchfield-Cum Laude
Chelsea Boccardo-Cum Laude
Lauren Brady-Cum Laude
Andrea Redden-Cum Laude
Chelsea Tysinger-Cum Laude

Please join us Summer 2014 in the online course CTR 102-Creating a Meaningful Life a syllabus

Study finds 3rd lowest unemployment rate among recent graduates with recreation related degrees the full report