College of Education and Human Development

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July 22, 2021

FAIRFAX, Va. – A trio of professors in the School of Sport, Recreation, and Tourism Management (SRTM) in George Mason University’s College of Education and Human Development were recently featured on WalletHub speaking to a variety of relevant topics in the industries of sport management, recreation and tourism.

SRTM Interim Director Laurence Chalip was interviewed about several topics regarding the Tokyo Olympics, which began this week. Chalip, the academic program co-coordinator for Recreation Management, was interviewed before Tokyo announced that no spectators would be allowed to attend the Olympic Games due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more here.

Recreation Management academic program co-coordinator Brenda Wiggins was featured in a Q&A on how local authorities to improve parks and recreation facilities. She also commented on how parks and recreation facilities played an important role in people’s mental health and well-being. Read more here.

Tourism and Events Management Professor Maggie Daniels was interviewed about what kind of credit cards international travelers should use. Read more here.