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College of Natural Resources

Kathy Gore

Teaching Associate Professor

Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management

Biltmore Hall (Robertson Wing) 4012C

919-515-4475

Education

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia.  M.S.

  • Recreation, Parks and Tourism

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia.  B.S.

  • Recreation, Parks and Tourism 

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.

Awards

2012 – University Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Award, College of Natural Resources 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

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