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Welcome to Spring term 2014

Join us for Open House 2014 on April 10, 11, and 12th

Visit the College of Agriculture, Food & Environmental Sciences Open House web page for more information.


Project Surf Camp

Project Surf Camp 2014

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Our Vision

The Recreation, Parks, & Tourism Administration's vision is to promote healthy lifestyles, protect memorable places, and facilitate life-enhancing experiences. This vision is realized through the tagline... LIVE. PROTECT. EXPLORE.

Our Values and Mission

The core values that guide the RPTA Department's interactions with students, parents, alumni, professionals, faculty, staff, administrators, advisory council members and the community involve:

  • Life-long learning
  • Sustainability
  • Diversity
  • Leadership development
  • Service
  • Professionalism
  • Integrity
  • Celebration

These values help us achieve our mission:
To advance leadership and knowledge in recreation, parks, and tourism.