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College of Natural Resources

Candace Vick

Assoc. Professor

Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management

Biltmore Hall (Robertson Wing) 4004B

919-513-3939

Education

Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.  Ph.D.

  • Doctorate of Recreation.  1984
  • Recreation and Park Administration
  • Thesis:  Development of Work Sampling Methodology for Analysis of Park Maintenance

North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina.  M.S.

  • Recreation Resources Administration.  1979

North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina.  B.S.

  • Recreation Resources Administration.  1974 

Recent Courses Taught

  • PRT 376 – Internship Orientation
  • PRT 476 – PRTM Internship

Selected Publications

Greenwood, J.B. and Vick, C.G.(2008) Economic Impact of Visitors to Select North Carolina State Parks. Recreation Resources Service, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC.

Vick, C.G. (2006), Public Parks and Recreation, Chapter in Small Cities and Towns. ICMA

Vick, C.G.  (2005). Public Recreation. Chapter in County and City Government in North Carolina, editor David M. Lawrence, School of Government, UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC.

Selected Grants

Recreation Resources Service Grant 2010-2014, Division of Parks and Recreation, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, $2,485,000.

Recreation Resources Service Grant 2003-2010, Division of Parks and Recreation, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, $2,525,000.

Recreation Resources Service, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Division of Parks and Recreation, 2003-2010, (averages $450,000 per year) Principal Investigator.

Selected Presentations

Henderson, K.H.; Anderson, D.H.; Vick, C.G. (2010, October) Women In Parks and Recreation: We’ve Come A Long Way, Maybe?, National Recreation and Park Association Congress, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Vick, Candace Goode, Undergraduate Assessment At NCSU: Past, Present, Future, North Carolina State University Assessment Conference, 2005, Cary, North Carolina.

Bresciani, Marilee, Rust, Jon, and Vick, Candace Goode, Engaging in Genuine Assessment: A Balancing Act between Administrators and Faculty, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges, 2004 Annual Meeting, Atlanta Georgia.

Awards

2010 – Outstanding Faculty Advising – Certificate of Merit, National Academic Advising Association

2009 – Faculty Advising Award, North Carolina State University

2007 – Ephraim I Schechter Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Assessment at NCSU

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