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Department of Recreation, Tourism, & Sport Management

Recreation and Leisure Studies

Welcome to the Department of Recreation, Tourism, & Sport Management at Southern Connecticut State University! Our programs represent some of the largest industries in the world.

Professionals trained in recreation, recreation therapy, child life therapy, tourism, event management, & sport management work in a variety of settings: community agencies, federal, state, & municipal agencies, state & federal parks, private commercial enterprises, professional, intercollegiate, & interscholastic sport organizations, youth development organizations, not-for-profit organizations, hospitals & rehabilitation settings, as well as travel, hospitality, & entertainment venues.


Announcements

The Recreation, Tourism, & Sport Management Department welcomes our new faculty members!

cotrufoDr. Ray Cotrufo joins the RTSM department from SUNY Cortland. He will be serving as the co-coordinator of the Sport Management undergraduate program and will be teaching Sport Management undergraduate and graduate courses. 

mcginnisDr. Kevin McGinniss joins the RTSM department from the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC), where he most recently served as the Commissioner of the conference. He will be serving as the Director of Sport Management and graduate program coordinator, and will be teaching in the Sport Management undergraduate and graduate programs.

Events

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     Rhonda Larson & Ventus - Benefit Concert / Fundraiser for the
     SCSU Office of International Education
 - Lyman Center for the Performing
     Arts - Saturday, November 12th (8pm)
 

 

Wheelchair Basketball Event

     RTSM Annual Wheelchair Basketball Event (sponsored by the Institute
     for Adaptive Sport & Inclusive Recreation) - Pelz Gymnasium - Tuesday,
     November 15th (6-8pm)


West Haven Community House (WHCH) Family Night
- Wednesday, November 16th (6-8pm)

Keefe Community Center Fall KidsFest - Thursday, November 17th (4-6pm)

Graduate Programs

M.S. Recreation & Leisure Studies
   Concentrations:
   Recreation Administration
   Recreation Therapy

M.S. Sport & Entertainment Management