Undergraduate degree from Appalachian State University in Psychology, with a minor in Outdoor Recreation. M.S. from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in Therapeuetic Recreation, with a focus on wilderness therapy. PhD from Clemson University in Therapeutic Recreation.
Experiential education, outdoor leadership, outdoor skills.
Inclusive recreation, leisure and aging.
Current Courses Being Taught
Outdoor Experiential Education
Leisure and Aging
Professional Affiliations / Organizations
Wilderness Education Association
Association for Experiential Educataion
Wilderness therapy program evaluation, self-efficacy.
Health and Exercise Science
We are in the process of dividing the HLES department into two new departments:
- Health and Exercise Science
- Recreation Management and Physical Education
Visit our new Health and Exercise Science website if you are looking for information on the following degrees:
- Athleltic Training
- Exercise Science
- Health Promotion
- Graduate Program
Browse this website for information on the following degrees:
- Recreation Management
- Physical Edcuation
George Holmes CC
Appalachian State University
PO Box 32071
Boone, NC 28608
Interim Chair: Dr. Travis Triplett
Janet Moretz, Admin Sec: 3149
Brandy Cornett, Off Asst: 3139
Magdalena Anoufriev: 3141
Joshua Reese: 3048