Community and Therapeutic Recreation


  1. To equip students with relevant knowledge and skills to successfully participate and compete in 21st century global society and economy.

  2. To prepare students to contribute positively and with innovation to the betterment of their society and environment.

  3. To produce and disseminate high-quality scholarship that responds to timely and relevant social, cultural, economic, and environmental issues.

  4. To utilize skills and expertise of faculty and students in collaboration with community partners for the benefit of the university, the professions, and the health, wellness, and quality of life of the local and global community and environment.



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