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Kathy Hamilton Gore
Senior Lecturer

Kathy Hamilton GoreContact Details

North Carolina State University
Department Of Parks,Recreation and Tourism Management
Box 8004,4012C Biltmore Hall, Raleigh - NC 27695

Phone: 919-515-4475
Fax: 919-515-3687

Complete Curriculum Vita


  • M.S. (Recreation, Parks and Tourism)
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia  1985
  • B.S. (Recreation, Parks and Tourism)
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia  1978

Recent Courses Taught

  • PRT 477                        Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management Seminar
  • PRT 475                        PRTM Internship Supervision
  • PRT 454                        Recreation and Park Finance
  • PRT 200                        Leisure Behavior, Health and Wellness
  • PRT 152                        Introduction to Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management

Selected Publications

  • Henderson, K., Moore, A., & Gore, K. 2011. Women in the parks and recreation field:are the times changing? Parks and Recreation, 4, 62-67.
  • Brown, K.H.  2004.  iWebfolio and its potential for program review.  Proceedings of the NC State University 2nd Annual Undergraduate Assessment Symposium, Cary, NC.
  • Brown, K.H.  1996.  Strategies for success:  meeting needs of youth at risk.  Proceedings of the 1996 Recreation in Small Communities Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC. Page 8.

Selected Presentations

  • January 2012 - North Carolina Park Ranger Institute, Annual Training Week, Salemburg, NC. Electronic Portfolio session requested to be delivered by NC Division of Parks and Recreation.
  • October 2011 - National Recreation and Park Association, Annual Congress, Atlanta, GA. Presenter. Saving Our Youth: We’re All in This Together! with Adolphus Graves, Fulton County Juvenile Probation.
  • September 2011 - North Carolina Recreation and Park Association/South Carolina Recreation and Park Society, Annual Conference, Charleston, SC. Presenter. Electronic Portfolios: Investing in Yourself! and Urban Park Evaluation and Multi-Cultural Sustainability.
  • April 2011 - NCSU, Recreation Resources Service, First Annual Women’s LeadHerShip Workshop. Invited closing Keynote. Getting Off the A-train!
  • January 2011 - NCSU, Recreation Resources Service, Annual Directors Conference, Durham, NC. Invited Speaker. Motivating Staff When There is No Money.
  • February 2007 - NCSU Campus Writing and Speaking Program, Raleigh, NC. Invited Brown Bag Series Presenter.  Linking Formal Writing/Speaking Assignments to Departmental Outcomes for Professional Degree Programs.
  • January 2007 - National Recreation and Parks Association Annual SPRE  Teaching Institute, Clemson, SC.  Presenter.  Linking Writing Assignments to Learning Outcomes.

Research & Consultation

  • 2011 - Focus Group Facilitator and Project Liaison, NSF Grant Collaborative Research: Developing a Culturally Compelling Social Network Approach to HIV/AIDS Prevention for African American College Students for Principal Investigators: Drs. Fay Cobb Payton and James Kiwanuka-Tondo, NC State University.
  • 2011 - Recreation Program Consultant, W.K. Dickson, Inc. Mt. Airy, NC Parks and Recreation Master Plan 10 Year Update
  • 2011 - Human Resource Development Trainer, DeSoto, TX Parks and Leisure Services Department Annual Staff Retreat, Effective Leadership and Delegation.


  • 2012 - University Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Award, College of Natural Resrouces Nominee
  • 2010 - University Athletic Academic Support Services, Greatest Influence on Academic Life of Student Athlete, NCSU Athletics, Cheerleading Division
  • 2008 - College of Natural Resources Nominee, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Award
  • 2002 - University Academy of Outstanding Teachers, Newly Inducted
  • 2002 - College of Natural Resources, Outstanding Academic Advisor Award
  • 2002 - College of Natural Resources, Outstanding Teacher Award
  • 2001 - College of Natural Resources, Outstanding Academic Advisor Award
  • 2000 - College of Natural Resources, Outstanding Academic Advisor Award
  • 1998 - Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, Outstanding Teacher Award
  • 1997 - North Carolina 4-H Statewide Program Board, Meritorious Service Award