Recreation Management & Policy

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The Department of Recreation Management and Policy provides an academically challenging program of undergraduate, graduate and professional education coupled with a solid foundation of the liberal arts, preparing graduates for a range of professional opportunities in programming, management and clinical service.

  • Name: Kyla Madden  Hometown: Belchertown, Massachusetts  Major: Recreation Management and Policy: Therapeutic Recreation Administration  Graduation Year: 2019  How would you explain your major? Therapeutic Recreation is the purposeful use of recreation activities to improve function and quality of...
    Name: Kyla Madden  Hometown: Belchertown, Massachusetts  Major: Recreation Management and Policy: Therapeutic Recreation Administration  Graduation Year: 2019  How would you explain your major? Therapeutic Recreation is the purposeful use of recreation activities to improve function and quality of...
  • Meet an ACE Mentor
    Name: Caroline Wilson  Hometown: Durham, NH  Major: Recreation Management and Policy, Program and Event Management with an emphasis in Hospitality Graduation Year: 2021 Why be an ACE Mentor? What attracted you towards the position?  I remember feeling so confused coming in as a freshman. I had an...
    Meet an ACE Mentor
    Name: Caroline Wilson  Hometown: Durham, NH  Major: Recreation Management and Policy, Program and Event Management with an emphasis in Hospitality Graduation Year: 2021 Why be an ACE Mentor? What attracted you towards the position?  I remember feeling so confused coming in as a freshman. I had an...
  • Meet an ACE Mentor
    Name: Luke O’ConnellHometown: Huntington Beach, CAMajor: Recreation Management and Policy/HistoryGraduation Year: 2021 Why be an ACE Mentor? What attracted you towards the position? I wanted to first be able to help CHHS freshmen become more comfortable at UNH and encourage them to branch out, and...
    Meet an ACE Mentor
    Name: Luke O’ConnellHometown: Huntington Beach, CAMajor: Recreation Management and Policy/HistoryGraduation Year: 2021 Why be an ACE Mentor? What attracted you towards the position? I wanted to first be able to help CHHS freshmen become more comfortable at UNH and encourage them to branch out, and...
  • Saying Yes to New Opportunities
    I did my undergrad at UNH and got a bachelor’s in psychology. During my sophomore year, I took RMP 490: Rec. & Leisure in Society, thinking it would be an interesting elective. During a class one of the TR faculty came in and gave a presentation on Therapeutic Recreation as a major at UNH and...
    Saying Yes to New Opportunities
    I did my undergrad at UNH and got a bachelor’s in psychology. During my sophomore year, I took RMP 490: Rec. & Leisure in Society, thinking it would be an interesting elective. During a class one of the TR faculty came in and gave a presentation on Therapeutic Recreation as a major at UNH and...
  • I was accepted into UNH as an undeclared student, hoping to pursue a major in marketing. As I began my first semester as a student in the College of Liberal Arts (COLA), I soon gravitated away from marketing and toward the Communication Department because I knew I wanted to work with people. During...
    I was accepted into UNH as an undeclared student, hoping to pursue a major in marketing. As I began my first semester as a student in the College of Liberal Arts (COLA), I soon gravitated away from marketing and toward the Communication Department because I knew I wanted to work with people. During...

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