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.
Recreation Therapy is on Facebook!
Check out the new Facebook page for the Recreation Therapy program, created by RT
students Joe Piersa, Haley Samuelson, Jenna Holt and Katie Cullina! Recreation Therapy on Facebook