Department of Recreation, Tourism, & Sport Management
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.
Sport & Entertainment Management (M.S.) graduate Taylor Carlson has been hired as the Assistant Director of Facilities and Events at VCU.
Recreation Therapy (M.S.) graduateTaylor Edingerhas been hired as a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist at the Hospital for Special Care.
Recreation Therapy (M.S.) graduatesMelanie Davenport and Sage Hojda successfully completed the NCTRC Certification Exam.
Sport & Entertainment Management (M.S.) graduate Eddie Rodriguez has been hired as a Group Sales Associate with the New York Mets.
RTSM studentsBrittany Czajkowski and Leah Whitaker were honored by the Connecticut Recreation & Parks Association (CRPA). Brittany was
awarded the Dorothy G. Mullen Student Scholarship, while Leah is the recipient of the George Sanford Student Scholarship.