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ITHACA, NY — “While you’re doing this assignment, keep in mind that the wheelchairs you’ll be using may be uncomfortable, but they’re industry standard,” Ithaca College professor of recreation and leisure studies Judy Kennison tells students in her “Understanding Disability” class. “Most people in this country don’t have access to...

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Eleven students from the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies (RLS) actively participated in the New York State Recreation and Park Society Business Expo in Saratoga Springs, New York.

The newly initiated IC alumni/student social attracted over 40 professionals and students from around the state. RLS faculty also played an active role...

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Registering for semester courses is never a walk in the park. Choosing electives can be difficult with the overwhelming number of possibilities. When flipping through the course catalog you’re bound to come across some strange course names that will elicit a chuckle -- but don’t be fooled. These offbeat options are often challenging, interesting, and fun. Here are...

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Therapeutic recreation alumni, students, and faculty enthusiastically represented the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies (RLS) at the recent New York State Therapeutic Recreation Association conference in Saratoga Springs.

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ITHACA, NY—The Center for Life Skills is a rehabilitative program developed by Ithaca College to assist individuals who have experienced stroke. During the fall semester, students taking “Therapeutic Recreation Process I”—a course taught by associate professor of recreation and leisure services Janice Elich Monroe—used the center’s resources and funding...

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