Community and Therapeutic Recreation

CTR Graduation 2014

The CTR Departmental Graduation Ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 8th at 2:00 pm at Cone Ballroom in Elliott University Center.  The University's Graduation Ceremony is May 9th (visit Graduation Central for more info on the University Graduation ceremony).  Students can attend both ceremonies.

This CTR Departmental Graduation Ceremony is for all CTR students completing degree requirements by May or August 2014 (students completing internships this summer will be considered August 2014 graduates). 

Graduating students will be limited to 8 guests.  Please be sure to adhere to this limit, otherwise there will not be enough seating for everyone. (There is no limit on guests at the University's Graduation Ceremony on May 9th).

Please let us know as soon as possible if there are any special accommodations needed for you or your guests at the CTR Departmental Graduation Ceremony. 

All parking on campus (including parking garages) will be free during the graduation ceremony.  Please refer to the university's campus map web site for directions to campus and Elliott University Center.

Students participating in the CTR Graduation Ceremony are required to wear cap and gown.  Visit Commencement Central/Regalia for more ordering and pricing information.

A professional photographer will be attending the CTR graduation. If you are interested in purchasing photos after the ceremony, contact them at Photo Specialties, PO Box 3600, Chapel Hill, NC 27515, 919-967-9576,  

Please feel free to email or call (336.334.5327) Amy Chandler with any and all questions you have regarding the CTR graduation ceremony. 

News & Events

Graduation Info

Advising for Summer and Fall 2014

CTR Club Officer Candidates
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Jennifer Pegram, winner of the Southeast Recreation Therapy Symposium Scholarship
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Lee Parfitt, winner of the Academy of Leisure Sciences Future Scholars
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Peggy Harris, winner of the NCRPS Fletcher Graduate Scholarship
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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