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College of Natural Resources

Think and Do The Extraordinary Support the College
Think and Do The Extraordinary Support the College

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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