2016-2017 Conference Updates!

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RPTS Faculty Rio Grande River Trip!

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MONEY Ranks Texas A&M #4!

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Fall 2016 Prerequisites

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Marriott International: Voyage Program Opportunity!

New Volunteer Opportunities!

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Good News!

A big congratulations to Mr. Mičulká  and Mrs. Scott!  Our RPTS partner, the National Park Service – Amtrak – RPTS “Trails & Rails” program, won two awards in the National Park Service virtual Rose Bowl parade this past Friday!  The awards went to Klondike Gold Rush NHP in Seattle for “Best Entry Portraying a Program” and to the National Parks of New York Harbor in New York City, for “Best Entry Portraying Volunteers”. The NPS created the Virtual Rose Bowl Parade so that all parks could create a… Read More →

Good News!

Congratulations to Dr. Harrist and Dr. Witt on publication of their article, “Calling the screens: self-reported developmental outcomes in competitive basketball” in the latest issue of Journal of Adolescent Research (Vol 30, number 6, 751-778).  A copy of the abstract follows.  Congratulations, Chris and Peter! ABSTRACT: The purpose of this study was to examine female players’ motives for participation in competitive sports, how they felt involvement has aided in their development, and explore negative experiences that had served as detractors to enjoyment. Focus groups were conducted with 31 players… Read More →

Career Opportunity: Marriott


Voyage Global Leadership Development Program by Marriott “The Voyage Global Leadership Development Program is a unique way of training recent university graduates for a career at Marriott. We’ll immerse you in our global family, teach you about our business and give you in-depth discipline-specific training. You’ll also network with other program members and Marriott leaders around the world through our virtual community, where you can join the conversation 24/7.” Monday, October 20th – Classroom Presentations Meet the Marriott team while they visit classes all day. Tuesday, October 21st… Read More →