MARY LOU CAPPEL, Ph.D.

 

 

Professor

Program Coordinator, Recreation and Leisure Studies

California State University, Dominguez Hills

1000 East Victoria Street

Carson, CA 90747

Phone: (310) 243-3537                       FAX (310) 217-6946                            mcappel@csudh.edu

 

 

Doctor of Philosophy            1988, University of Southern California

                                    Major area:      Administration of Physical Education

                                    Minor areas:    Sports Psychology, Higher Education Teaching

Master of Science                1980, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

                                    Major area:      Recreation Administration

                                    Emphasis:        Therapeutic Recreation

Bachelor of Science             1971, University of Missouri, Columbia

                                    Major area: Recreation and Park Administration

 

 

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS

 

CSU Dominguez Hills, Recreation and Leisure Studies Program Coordinator, 1987-present.

CSU Dominguez Hills, Travel and Tourism Program Coordinator, 1998-2004.

CSU Dominguez Hills, Director of Faculty Development, 1997-1998.

CSU Dominguez Hills, Director of Faculty Mentoring Program, Spring 1992.

CSU Dominguez Hills, Faculty Liaison to Women's Center, 1995-1996.

Recreation Therapist, Youth Coach, Fitness Consultant, Girl Scout Leader, Aquatics Director.

 

 

COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP VOLUNTEER POSITIONS

 

Program Coordinator and Facilitator, Sisters 4 Sisters, Harbor Hills Community Development, 2002-2004.

Liaison and Volunteer, Minority Women and Children Aids Walk, CSU Dominguez Hills, 2004.

Liaison and Volunteer, Dollars for Scholars, CSU Dominguez Hills, 2003.

Liaison and Volunteer, Students Run LA, CSU Dominguez Hills, 2003, 2004.

Facilitator, Project REACH and Early Start Project REACH, CSU Dominguez Hills, 2002-present.

Recreation Coordinator, Hope to GROW Project, CSU Dominguez Hills, 1997-2000.

Board of Directors and Planning Committee, Project REACH, 1993-present.

Program Coordinator and Facilitator, Sisa-2-Sista, Watts Housing Developments, 1993-1997.

Watts Friendship Sports League Board of Directors, 1990-1997.

 

 

CURRENT PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

 

California Park & Recreation Society.

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, CSU Dominguez Hills, President.


MAJOR PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

 

American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Convention

1998, “Ice Breakers for All Occasions.”

1995, Gender Specific Recreation Programs for At-Risk Youth.

 

American Association for University Women, Girls in Gangs Forum

1995, “Recreation Alternatives to Gang Membership.”

 

California Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Conference

1994, "Recreation Programs for At-Risk Girls."

1992, "Preparing Your Resume.

"Graduation: What Now? A Student's Perspective."

Team Building for Your Staff."

1990, "Cultural Issues in Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance."

 

California Park & Recreation Society Administrators Institute

1997, “Emerging Women’s Issues and the Workforce.”

 

California Park & Recreation Society District Ten Educational Workshop

1995, “Serving the Underserved-Neglected Populations.”

 

California Park & Recreation Society South Region Institute

1993, “Youth at Risk: New Directions, New Focus.”

 

California Park & Recreation Society State Conference

2004, “Benefits-based Programming for Drama and Games.”

1997, The Phoenix is Flying: the Youth At-Risk Committee.

1996, Agency Collaboration for Youth Services.

1995, Youth Gangs in Californias Future.

1994, "Partnerships and Collaborations."

1994, “Commercialization and Private Sponsorships within our Departments - Do We Sell Out?”

1992, "Strategies for Successful Interagency Fundraising."

1990, "Creating Wellness for Inner City Youth."

 

California School Age Children Annual Conference

1991, "The Ten Communication Commandments."

 

California Society for Parks and Recreation Educators Conference

1989, "The Enrollment Management Practices of Recreation and Leisure Studies Programs."

 

California State University, Dominguez Hills Faculty Mentoring Program Presentations

1993, “How You Can Benefit From Mentoring.”

 

1991, “Address at Family Orientation: Your Mentor.”

1991, “Confessions of an Addicted Mentor.”

 

California State University, Dominguez Hills Faculty Development Orientations

1998, “Orientation to the University.”

1997, “Orientation to the University.”

1996, “Orientation to the University.”

1995, “Faculty Expectations of Students.”


California State University, Dominguez Hills, Forum on Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity

2003, “Sisters 4 Sisters – a Communiversity Program.”

2002, “An Analysis of Service Learning Reflection Papers.”

 

California State University, Dominguez Hills, Regional Teacher Scholar Symposium

2003, “Toro Experience Program: A Model for Student Success.”

 

California State University, Dominguez Hills School of Education Colloquium

2002, “An Analysis of Service Learning Reflection Papers.”

 

California State University, Dominguez Hills Service Learning Showcase

2004, “Recreation Services in the Community,” Service Learning Poster Presentation.

 

California Youth-at-Risk Consortium

1996, “The Future of California Youth.”

 

City of Carson Teen Jam 95

1995, “Actualizing Your Dreams.”

 

First Year Experience National Conference

2003, “The Toro Experience: Retaining Freshmen Students.”

 

Horizons West Therapeutic Recreation Symposium

1989, "The Impact of Gang Membership on Recreation Programming."

1987, “Pop Psychology in the Parks: The Ever growing Problem of Gang Activity in Recreation.”

 

National Recreation and Park Association National Convention

1994, "Family Recreation: Dead or Alive."

1993, "Stress Management."

 

People for Parks Re-Inventing Urban Recreation Conference

1994, “A Recreation and Urban Policy - Public/Private Partnerships and Creative Solutions."

 

Royal Australian Institute of Parks and Recreation National Conference

1994, Keynote Address: "The Six Secrets of Self-Empowerment;" "Stress Management;" and "Summary and Closing Remarks."

 

Southern California Municipal Athletic Federation Conference on Recreation Programs for High Risk Youth

1992, "Solutions: Cooperative and Interactive."

 

Southern California Municipal Athletic Federation Institute

1992, "Women in Sports" Panel Moderator.

 

Southern District California Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Conference

1999, “Ice Breakers for K-12.”

1991, “Simulated Job Interviews for Entry Level Positions.”


South Region California Parks and Recreation Society Institute

1989, "Recruiting and Retaining Students in Recreation Programs."

1988, "Coping with Gangs in Recreation."

1987, “The Debate: Recreation Therapy or Adaptive Physical Education.”

 

Southwest District American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Convention

1996, “Strategies for Collaboration.”

1995, “Sista-2-Sista: Improving Self Esteem.”

1994, "Trends in Municipal Recreation Programming."

1993, “Contemporary Issues in Leisure and Recreation;” “Intervention Methods for At-Risk Youth.”

1992, "De-Stressing Your Stress;" "Child Abuse: Signs and Symptoms," "Inner City Recreation Programs That Work;” "Transcending Multicultural Barriers."

1990, "Enrollment Management Practices within Undergraduate Recreation and Leisure Studies Programs."

 

Youth Development Colloquium, California Park and Recreation Society

1996, “Facilitating the Future,” Closing Session.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL CONTRIBUTIONS

 

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR RECREATION AND LEISURE

Member, District and State Committee, 1994-1997.

Leisure Today Guest Editor, January 1996 issue.

Leisure Today Editorial Board, American Association for Leisure and Recreation, 1994-1997.

Executive Board, American Association for Leisure and Recreation, 1992-1994.

 

CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION FOR HEALTH, PHYSICAL EDUCATION, RECREATION AND DANCE

Chair, Resolutions Committee, 1993-1996.

Member, Ways and Means Committee, 1993-1997.

Vice President, Recreation Division, 1991-1993.

Legislative Advocate Representative, 1992-1996.

Network Member, Assembly Caucus Speaker's Office of Majority Services Communication Network, 1992-1996.

Program Chair, Recreation Division, 1992 Annual Conference, Anaheim, CA.

Program Chair, Recreation Division, 1993 Annual Conference, Monterey, CA.

Vice President Elect, Recreation Division, 1990-1991.

 

CALIFORNIA PARK & RECREATION SOCIETY

Member, Region V Benefits-Based Research Project, 1997-2001.

Program Planner, Educators Division, 1996 Annual Conference in San Diego, CA.

Chair, Youth At-Risk Committee, 1994-1997.

Member, California Board of Recreation & Park Certification, Board of Directors 1993-1998.

Member, At-Risk Youth Committee, 1992-1997.

Member, Multi-Cultural Task Force, 1992-1995.

Member, Professional Standards and Advancement Committee, 1988-1996.


CALIFORNIA PARK & RECREATION SOCIETY DISTRICT TEN

Board of Directors, Educators Representative, 1994-1997, 1999-2001; 2003-2005.

Board of Directors, Recreation Leader Training Consortium, 1994-1997.

Member, Student Scholarship Committee, 1991-1996.

 

CALIFORNIA SOCIETY FOR PARK AND RECREATION EDUCATORS

Coordinator, Annual conference at Asilomar Conference Center, 1991; 1992.

Secretary-Treasurer, 1989-1994.

 

COMMUNITY DEVEOPMENT COMMISSION COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

Member, Program Development Advisory Board, 2002-2004.

 

GOVERNOR’S COUNCIL ON PHYSICAL FITNESS AND SPORTS

Consultant, 1995-2001.

 

HARBOR CITY BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB

Board of Directors, 1993-1995.

 

KEDREN COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER, INC.

Member, Advisory Committee for Community Services Day, February 18, 1993.

 

PEOPLE FOR PARKS

Board of Directors, 1993-2000.

Member, Policy Committee, 1995-1999.

Member, Conference Planning Committee, 1993-1996.

 

BOEING/ROCKWELL SPACE SYSTEMS PROJECT REACH

CSU Dominguez Hills Liaison and Facilitator, Project REACH College-Bound Educational Program, 2002-present.

Member, Fund Raising Committee, 1998-present.

Board of Directors, 1997-present.

Member, Advisory Committee, 1993-present.

 

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA MUNICIPAL ATHLETIC FEDERATION

Board of Directors, School of Sports Management, 1997-1999.

Member, Strategic Planning Committee, 1994-1995.

Advisor, Student Committee for the Annual Institute, 1992-1996.

Board of Directors, Institute Planning Committee, 1991-1996.

 

SOUTHERN DISTRICT FOR CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION FOR HEALTH, PHYSICAL EDUCATION, RECREATION AND DANCE

Annual Conference Volunteer Coordinator, 2000.

Program Co-Chair, Recreation Division, 1992 Annual Conference, Long Beach, CA.

Recreation Division Representative, 1991-1992.

Program Chair, Recreation Division, 1991 Annual Conference, Long Beach, CA.

 

SOUTHWEST DISTRICT OF THE AMERICAN ALLIANCE FOR HEALTH, PHYSICAL EDUCATION, RECREATION AND DANCE

Constitution and By-Laws Chair, 1996-1999.

Annual Convention Program Committee Liaison, 1996-1998.

Annual Convention Program Co-Chair for 1996.

Parliamentarian, 1994-1995.

Program Co-Chair, Recreation Division, Annual Convention, Reno, NV, 1993.

Annual Convention Program Committee, 1993-1996.

Past Vice President, Recreation Division, 1992-1994.

Program Chair, Recreation Division, Annual Convention, Phoenix AZ, 1992.

Editor, Journal of Recreation and Leisure, 1991-1994.

Vice President, Recreation Division, 1991-1992.

 

WATTS FRIENDSHIP SPORTS LEAGUE

Assistant Commissioner, 1996-1997.

Executive Board of Directors, 1995-1997.

Chair, Strategic Planning Committee, 1995-1997.

Co-Founder and Volunteer Training Consultant, “Sista-2-Sista,” 1993-1997.

Member, Fund Raising Committee, 1990-1997.

Board of Directors, 1990-1997.

Chair, Fund Raising Committee, 1990-1993.

 

WOMEN IN LEISURE SERVICES, GAMMA CHAPTER

Co-Chair, Professional Mentoring Program Advisory Board, 1998-1999.

Member, Professional Mentoring Program Advisory Board, 1995-1999.

Chair, Professional Development Committee, 1995-1996.

Member, 1988-2002.

 

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT COLLOQUIUM, CALIFORNIA PARK & RECREATION SOCIETY

Member, Planning and Design Committee, 1995-1996.

 

 

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY DOMINGUEZ HILLS SERVICE

 

Academic Senate Departmental PERD Representative, 1992-1999.

Alumni Survey Advisory Committee, 2003.

Associated Student Faculty Liaison Representative, 2001-2003.

Associated Students Hoops for Unity Advisory Committee, 1995-1999.

Associated Students Meet and Greet Presenter, 1996-1998.

Athletic Governing Advisory Board, 1998-2000; 2001-2003.

BANNER Implementation Committee, 1994-1995.

BEAMS Team – First Year Experience Committee, 2004-present.

Bookstore Advisory Committee, 1994-1996.

Catholic Newman Club Advisor, 2002-2003.

Coalition for University Events, 1995.

Dance Team Judging Committee, 1994.

Dining Services Committee, 1996-1998.

Division of Kinesiology and Recreation Search Committee, 2004-present.

Dollars for Scholars University Planning Committee, 2003.

Faculty Development, Director, 1997-1998.

Faculty Mentoring Program, Faculty Mentor, 1987-1996.

Faculty Mentoring Program, Director, Spring 1992.

Faculty Personnel Committee (FPC), 1994-1996.

First Year Experience Team, 2000-present.

Homecoming Planning Committee, Advisor, 2000-present.

Hope to GROW Project Advisory Committee, 1997-2000.

Institute of Cultural Diversity Advisory Committee, 1998-2005.

Institutional Technology Advisory Committee, 1999-2002.

Instructionally Related Activities Committee (IRA), 1996; 2001-2003.

International Education Advisory Committee, 1998-2003.

Intramurals-Wellness Program Advisory Board, 1997-2000.

New Student Advisory Committee, 2000-2004.

Program and Resources Committee (PARC), 1996-1997.

Program Review Panel, 1998-1999.

Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Curriculum Committee, 1988-2004.

Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Search Committee, 1993, 1997-2004.

Recreation-Sports Advisory Committee, 2000-2005.

Recreation Club Advisor, 1986-present.

School of Education Curriculum Committee, 1991-1992; 1996-1997.

School of Education Curriculum Committee, Chair, 1996-1997.

School of Education Dean’s Cabinet, 1999.

School of Education Dean’s Council, 1998-2004.

School of Education Resources Committee, 1997-2001; 2002-2004.

Search Committee, Associated Students Inc. General Manager, 2001-2002.

Search Committee, Associated Students Inc. Program Coordinator, 2004-2005.

Search Committee, Associate Vice President of External Affairs, 2001.

Search Committee, Associate Vice President for University and Government Relations, 2001-2002.

Search Committee, University Event Planner, 2001.

Search Committee, Vice President of Student Affairs, 1997.

Search Committee, Associate Director of Student Programs and Activities, 1996.

Search Committee, Intramurals Director, 1997-2002.

Search Committee, School of Education Dean, 1997-1998.

Service Learning Advisory Board, 2000-2004.

Student Discipline Hearing Officer, 2002-2005.

Student Grievance and Grades Appeal Committee, 1990-1992.

Student Development Job Fair Volunteer, 2001.

Students Run LA Planning Committee, 2003-2004, 2006

Teacher Observation/Peer Support Program (TOPS), 1994-1998.

Toro Days Planning Committee, 1995-2000.

Toro Experience Advisory Committee, 2000-2005.

Faculty Advisor, University Advisement Center, 1994-1996.

University Curriculum Committee, 1997-1999.

University Curriculum Committee Chair, 1998-1999.

University Housing Program Review Committee, 2004-2005.

University Identity Committee, 2000.

University Library Committee, 1997-1999.

University Student Union Program Review Committee, 2001.

University Student Union Strategic Planning Advisory Board, 2000-2001.

University Strategic Planning Task Force, 2002-2003.

University Strategic Planning Oversight Committee (SPOC), 2004-2006.

Unity Fest Advisory Committee, 2001-2004.

Welcome Week Advisory Committee, 1994-1998.

Women and Philanthropy Advisory Committee, 2000-2002

Women’s Center Faculty Advisor, 1995-1996.

Women’s History Month Committee, 1995-1996.

Women’s Program Advisory Committee, 1990-1998.


MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

 

  • “Recreation and Leisure: Choice for Everyone.” CAHPERD Times, Vol. 60, No. 5, March/April 1998, p.2.
  • “The Benefits of Recreation,” CAHPERD Recreator, Vol. 1, No. 1, December, 1997.
  • “A Generation of Youth-at-Risk: A Societal Dilemma,” California Parks & Recreation, Volume 53, Number 2, Spring 1997, pp. 36-42.
  • “Loss and the Grieving Process,” Parks & Recreation, Volume 32, Number 5, May 1997, pp. 82-85.
  • Principles for Leisure.  Mary Lou Cappel.  CAPCO Publishing, 1996.
  • “Strategies for Collaboration,” Proceedings for the 63rd Annual State Conference & Southwest District American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Convention, March 1996, pp. 31-32.
  • “Leadership in the 90's,” Feature Editor,” Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Volume 67, Number 1, January 1996, pp. 47-52.
  • “Providing After School Recreation Programs,” California Journal/Times, Volume 58, Number 4, January 1996, pp. 5-7, 28.
  • “Advancing the Benefits of Recreation and Parks through Collaboration,” Journal of Recreation and Leisure, Volume 15, Number 1, Spring 1996, pp. 85-95.
  • “Strengthening Families through Recreation,” Parks & Recreation, Volume 30, Number 6, June 1995, pp. 44-47.
  • “Sista-2-Sista: Improving Self Esteem,” Proceedings of the Southwest District/Hawaii American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Convention, June, 1995, pp. 72-73.
  • "Sista-2-Sista: A Self Empowerment Program," Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Volume 66, Number 4, April 1995, pp. 43-45.
  • "The Six Secrets of Self Empowerment," Royal Australian Institute of Parks and Recreation, 1994 National Conference Proceedings, 1994, pp. 27-49.
  • "Stress Management," Royal Australian Institute of Parks and Recreation, 1994 National Conference Proceedings, 1994, pp. 50-59.
  • “Summary and Closing Remarks,” Royal Australian Institute of Parks and Recreation, 1994 National Conference Proceedings, 1994, pp. 203-208.
  • "Intervention Methods for At-Risk Youth," Proceedings of the Northwest and Southwest Districts and the State of Nevada Combined Conventions, American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 1993, pp. 356-359.
  • “De-Stressing Your Stress,” Proceedings of the Southwest District of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance and the State of Arizona Annual Convention, February, 1992.
  • “Inner City Recreation Programs that Work, “ Proceedings of the Southwest District of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance and the State of Arizona Annual Convention, February, 1992.
  • "The Impact of Gang Membership on Recreation Services," Journal of Recreation and Leisure, Volume 11, Number. 1, Spring 1991, pp. 33-42.
  • "An Investigation of the Enrollment Management Practices within Undergraduate Recreation and Leisure Studies Programs," Abstracts of Research Papers, 56th Annual Convention of the Southwest District of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 1990.
  • "Cross-Cultural Barriers to Effective Delivery of Therapeutic Recreation Services," Research Into Action, Volume III, 1989, pp. 57-66.
  • "An Investigation of the Enrollment Management Practices within Undergraduate Recreation and Leisure Studies Programs," Journal of Recreation and Leisure, Volume 9, Number 1, Spring, 1989, pp. 47-51.
  • "Wellness Through Aerobics," Proceedings of the Horizons West Symposium for Therapeutic Recreators, San Jose, CA., 1984, p.8.
  • More Than Aerobics. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Burgess Publishing, 1993, 1986, 1984.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL REVIEW BOARDS

 

  • California Association for Health, Physical Education and Recreation Journal/Times Editorial Board, 2000-2002.
  • Editorial Board Reviewer, Therapeutic Recreation Journal, 1993-1998.
  • Editorial Board, Leisure Today, 1994-1997.
  • Guest Editor, Leisure Today Journal, January 1996.
  • Editor, Journal of Recreation and Leisure, 1991-1993.
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Recreation and Leisure, 1990-1994.

 

 

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

 

  • “Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers”, 2005/2006.
  • Recognition of Support and Contributions Award, Project REACH, June 2005.
  • CSUDH Service and Leadership Award, February 15, 2005.
  • “Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers”, 2004.
  • CSUDH Office of Student Life Faculty Recognition Award, May 2004.
  • Recognition of Support and Contributions Award, Project REACH, June 2003.
  • CSUDH Individual Contributions to ASI Award, Associated Students Inc., May 2003.
  • “Therapeutic Recreation Educator of the Year”, California Park & Recreation Society 2002.
  • Project REACH Volunteer Award, 2002.
  •  “International Personality of the Year”, 2001.
  • “World Who’s Who of Women, 15th Edition”, 2000.
  • ““Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers”, 2000.
  • 20th Century Award for Achievement”, 2000.
  • “Volunteer Merit Award”, California Park and Recreation Society District X, 2000.
  • “Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers”, 2000.
  • “Citation of Meritorious Achievement”, Dictionary of International Biography, Cambridge, ENG, 2000.
  • “J.C. Penney Golden Rule” Award, 1999.
  • CSU Bautzer Faculty University Advancement Award, December 17, 1997.
  • “Volunteer of the Year Award”, Nickerson Gardens Recreation Center, Los Angeles Recreation and Parks Department, May 17, 1997.
  • “Commendation Certificate of Service to the Sista-2-Sista Program”, County of Los Angeles, May 17, 1997.
  • “Volunteer Service Award”, Ted Watkins Park, Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation Department, May 17, 1997.
  • Marquis Who’s Who of American Women, 1996.
  • Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, 1996.
  • "Distinguished Service to the Recreation Profession", California Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 1996.
  • “Honor Award”, Southwest District American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 1996.
  • “Special Recognition of Service”, Southern California Municipal Athletic Federation, December 1, 1995.
  • “Proclamation Certificate of Service to the Watts Friendship Sports League”, City of Los Angeles, November 3, 1995.
  • “Service Award”, City of Los Angeles Recreation and Parks Department, September 1995.
  • “Volunteer Service Award”, City of Los Angeles Recreation and Parks Department, June 1995.
  • Nominee, “1995 Outstanding Freshman Advocate Award”, The University of South Carolina Freshman Year Experience, February 19, 1995.
  • CSUDH "University Distinguished Service Award", 1993.
  • "Distinguished Service to the Recreation Profession", California Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 1993.
  • "Recreation and Leisure Educator of the Year", Southwest District American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 1993.
  • "Distinguished Service to the Watts Friendship Sports League", Watts Friendship Sports League, 1993.
  • “Special Recognition of Service”, Southern California Municipal Athletic Federation, December 4, 1992. “Proclamation Certificate of Service to the Watts Friendship Sports League”, City of Los Angeles, July 1991.

 

 

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, DOMINGUEZ HILLS AWARDED GRANTS

 

University Campaign, $2000, Sports Day for Girls, 2002-2003.

Office of Service Learning, Course Development, 2000.

Institute of Cultural Diversity: March 2000, $500, Present “Games from Around the World at CSU Dominguez Hills.”

Faculty Development Grant: June 1999, $500, Travel and registration for three professional conferences.

Faculty Development Grant: March 1998, $500, Travel to present at national conference, American Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.

University Advancement Grant: December 23, 1997, $1000, Development of Curriculum for Travel and Tourism program.

Bautzer Faculty University Advancement Award, December 17, 1997, Attend 1998 CASE Conference.

Faculty Development Grant: March 1997, $500, Travel to present at state conference, California Park & Recreation Society.

Faculty Development Grant: September 1997, $200, Travel to attend international conference, International Hotel and Restaurant Exposition and Congress.

Faculty Development Grant: October 1996, $500, Travel to present at national conference, National Recreation and Park Association.

Faculty Development Grant: March 1995, $500, Travel to present at national conference, American Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.

Faculty Development Grant: December 1993, $500, Develop materials for research project.

Faculty Development Grant: December 1992, 3.0 Assigned Time, Conduct research in Spring 1993.

Faculty Development Grant: December 1991, $500, Travel to attend Second Year Therapeutic Recreation School.

Faculty Development Grant: December 1990, $700, Travel to attend First Year Therapeutic Recreation School.

Instructionally Related Activities: May 1992, $450, Provide a Lecture Series: Recreation for At-Risk Youth.

Instructionally Related Activities: June 1988, $300, Conduct a Recreation Workshop on Professionalism.

Instructionally Related Activities: May 1987, $250, Conduct a Symposium on Recreation.

Lottery Funds, September 1989, $2630, Conduct Workshops on Gang Activity at Recreation Facilities.

Research, Scholarship, Creative Activities Award: April 1993, One summer month, Conduct research during the summer.

School of Education Dean’s Grant, March 1993, $500, Conduct research.

School of Education Dean’s Grant, March 1990, $500, Prepare promotional materials for Recreation Administration program.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

 

  • Recreation Therapist Certified (RTC), the California Board of Recreation and Park Certification.
  • Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS), the National Certification for Therapeutic Recreation Specialists.

 

 

                                                                       HONORARIES

 

CSU Dominguez Hills Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, 1996-present.

CSU Dominguez Hills Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Vice President, 2002-2004.

CSU Dominguez Hills Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, President, 2004-present.