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Recreation and Leisure Studies faculty member Chris Pelchat has been selected for two national positions within the leadership ranks of the outdoor industry. The membership of the Wilderness Education Association (WEA) selected Pelchat to serve as president of the organization's association. The mission of the WEA is to promote the professionalism of outdoor leadership through establishment of national standards, curriculum design, implementation, advocacy, and research-driven initiatives. The WEA serves as the international certifying body for outdoor leadership. (www.weainfo.org)

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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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