Schedule of Events - Thursday, November 6th, 2014

  7:00 a.m.                         Registration Opens – Exhibition Hall


8:00 – 9:30 a.m.


    Room                                               Title                                                                                      Presenters


    201-203                            Dealing with “That Person” and Providing Good                  Katherine Sclafani

                                                Customer Service


    204-205                           Laughter is Recreation                                                                     Simeon Darwick


    207-208                           Career Spotlight: Careers within New York State                  Josh Teeter

                                                Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation


    301-303                            Identifying Program Potential                                                      Matthew Steffen


    305-306                            Therapeutic Recreation Programming with a                        Jennifer Stark &

                                                 Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)                                                       Amanda Fenn


    Fireplace Lounge         Let’s Have Some Fun on the Challenge Course! But             Scott Catucci &

     First…                                                                                                      Matt Cowburn


9:45 – 11:15 a.m.

    Function Room             Parks and Recreation; A Noble Profession                             Bill Zimmerman &

                                                                                                                                                    Joseph Archino
11:30 – 12:30 p.m.
201-203                            Blazing a Trail: An Overview of SUNY Cortland’s                      Dr. Amy Shellman

                              Outdoor Orientation Program Processes and Outcomes

204-205                             Outdoor Recreation for People of All Abilities                             James Williams,

                                                                                                                                                              Britney Wilson &

                                                                                                                                                                             Maria Hernandez                              

207-208                           Research Symposium                                                                             Staff& Graduate



301-303                           The Exquisite Corpse, Take a Look at the Bigger                         Toni’Lyn Brauchle


305-306                          Putting Community in Adventure Education -                              Dr. Tim O’Connell

                                           Intentional Program Design

Fireplace Lounge       Metahabilitation: A New Treatment Strategy in                            Dr. Joyce Mikal-Flynn



 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.

Function Room             Luncheon

Exhibition Lounge       Internship Fair                         


2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

201-203                           Making System Changes in Your Community: Social                 Fran Pizzola

 Advocacy – Access to Recreation in Cortland County                                        

204-205                           Dealing With People We Can’t Stand                                                Antonietta Bruccoleri


207-208                           Hot Wheels, Group Juggle, and Other Play Activities                John Altman

                                            To Facilitate Social Skill Development                                                                                   


301-303                            Creating Good Flyer Design                                                                 Sandy Mary Kortkatzis


305-306                            Prospective Student Information Session                                     Dr. Sharon Todd

Fireplace Lounge         El Caracol, Chenille-Assis, ¿Lobo, Ta Esta’s?                                Dr. Vicki Wilkins


 *2:00 – 4:00 p.m.*      


209                                     Responding to Emergencies in Comprehensive First               Corey Ryon        

                                             Aid, CPR, and AED – PART 1 (CPR/AED)


3:45 – 4:45 p.m.                                                            


204-205                            Campus Recreation Programs                                                           Angela Petrie


207-208                            How to Get Everyone Excited About Trees! Planting               Stephen Harris

                                             And Managing the Urban Forest for Maximum

                                             Community Benefit                                                                        


301-303                            Working With Partnerships to Present Special Events          Mary Beth Roach


305-306                            The Antlers: a Historical Review                                                    Rhonda Jacobs



Fireplace Lounge         Creating Living Legacies with an Alzheimer’s/Dementia      Mary Kelly


 Schedule of Events - Friday, November 7th, 2014


 7:30 a.m.                         Registration Opens – Exhibition Hall


8:30 – 9:30 a.m.


201-203                            ABC’s of Special Event Planning                                                     Kerri Green


204-205                           Together Including Every Student (TIES)                                   Kathleen Costello


207-208                           The Importance of Outing Clubs                                                    Nate Farrington


301-303                            Campus Recreation Opportunities at SUNY Cortland          Julian Wright

                                            And the Impact of the New Student Life Center

305-306                           An “American Idol” Program for Your Community              Sandy Mary Korkatzis


Fireplace Lounge         Aquatics Facility Management                                                      Sally Veltidi


9:00 – 11:00 a.m.


304                                     Metcalf Endowment Meeting                                                        John Silsby


9:45 – 10:45 a.m.


201-203                            Why Do We Play? Explanations for the Existence                Dr. Andrew Purrington

                                             Of Play


204-205                            Work With Me! Forming Profitable Partnerships               Lynn Fulmore

                                             And Collaborations


207-208                           The Rise of Recreational Tourism in the 19th                         Robert Rubendall

                                            Century Adirondacks


301-303                            Planning a Large Community Event and Measuring           Julie Raddell

                                            The Outcomes – (Cicero Gus Macker Basketball Event)  


305-306                            Overview of Adirondack Scenic Byways Project                   Dr. Lynn Anderson         



11:00 – 12:00 p.m.


 201-203                            Impact of Sports and Recreation on the Psyche or              Maria Spera

                                             Mental Health Post-Injury


204-205                           Character Education Through Creative Recreation             John LaRue


207-208                           Camping in the Adirondacks in the Nineteenth Century    Phillip Terrie


301-303                           “Can’t Touch This” Empowering Children with Severe       Ali Dubin

                                             Food Allergy (SFA) in the Camp Setting                 


305-306                           Get Everyone In Your Boat Rowing in the Same                   Kristen West



Fireplace Lounge         Choosing your Career Path                                                            Katie Tytler


12:00 – 1:00 p.m.


    Function Room             Luncheon

    Exhibition Lounge       Internship Fair 

 1:15 – 2:15 p.m.


    Function Room             Acting Our Age: Re-imagining Recreation and Leisure     Dr. Valeria Freysinger

                                                Across the Life Course                                                                                   


2:30 – 4:00 p.m.


201-203                                El Caracol, Chenille-Assis, ¿Lobo, Ta Esta’s?                        Dr. Vicki Wilkins


204-205                               New Games: The Foundation of Cooperative and               John LaRue

                                                Non-Competitive Play and Games


207-208                               Landing That Wanted Employment Opportunity                Jim Raulli


301-303                                Interdependence Through Community Access                    Gretchen Snethen,

                                                And Navigation (ICAN)                                                                  Natasha Roseboom &                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Brandon Snead


305-306                               Hot Wheels, Group Juggle, and Other Play Activities        John Altman

                                                To Facilitate Social Skill Development

Fireplace Lounge             Adaptive Outdoor Recreation and its Therapeutic             Robyn Perez &

                    Benefits                                                                                                Ben Banker        


2:30 – 4:30 p.m.


209                                         Responding to Emergencies Comprehensive First             Corey Ryon

                                                Aid, CPR and AED – PART 2 (First Aid)