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School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University

The School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism (SRHT) offers exciting, career-ready majors in dynamic fields such as athletic training, tourism and events management, health and physical education, kinesiology, sport management, and recreation management. SRHT features renowned faculty, cutting-edge research, six laboratories and centers, and a diverse student body of more than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students each year. Each major requires one or more internship or clinical experiences, ensuring that students graduate not just with a transcript but with a resume that demonstrates their professional aptitude and skills.

Student Organizations

CEHD Student Organizations

CEHD has 5 student organizations and 4 honor societies to engage in. Interested in what other organizations are at Mason or considering joining Greek Life? Visit Student Involvement to learn more!

Chi Sigma Iota Counseling Honor Society – Gamma Mu Upsilon ChapterMore Less

Advisors: Dr. Fred Bemak and Dr. Rachael Goodman

Email: and rgoodma2@gmu.edu

President: Amy Dyck

Email: adyck2@gmu.edu

Websites: http://www.csi-net.org/members/group.aspx?id=111448

Description: Chi Sigma Iota has active members including current students, alumni, and faculty. We focus on promoting excellence in the profession of counseling and hope to get members more involved in professional development, community engagement, wellness, and more.

Eligibility Requirements: Students must have a 3.5 GPA and have completed at least 9 credits as a degree-seeking student in the Counseling and Development program.

Eta Sigma Delta: International Hospitality Management SocietyMore Less

Advisor: Dr. Sue Slocum

Email: sslocum@gmu.edu

President: Tavia Burden

Email: svitale@masonlive.gmu.edu

Websites: https://getconnected.gmu.edu/organization/etasigmadelta

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/etasigmadeltagmu/

Description: Eta Sigma Delta International Hospitality Management Society seeks to provide students with the professional connections and experiences to grow their success during and after college.

Eligibility Requirements: Students must have 60 or more credits toward a TEM degree. 12 or more credits must have been completed at GMU at the time of application. Students must also have at least a 3.0 GPA

Kappa Delta Pi: International Honor Society in EducationMore Less

Advisor: Dr. Ellen Rodgers

Email: erodger1@gmu.edu

President: Stephanie Boscovitch

Email: stephanieboscov@gmail.com

Websites: https://cehd.gmu.edu/kdp

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Kappa-Delta-Pi-George-Mason-University-1631712850450969/timeline/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/kdp_gmu

Description: Kappa Delta Pi is an International Honor Society in Education and the Nu Alpha Chapter was established at George Mason University in 1972. The mission of the society is to foster excellence in education and promote fellowship among those dedicated to teaching. The founders chose the name from the Greek words to represent knowledge (Kappa), duty (Delta), and power (Pi).

Eligibility Requirements: Undergraduates – earned a minimum of 30 credits, have at least 12 hours of professional education coursed programmed, in progress, or completed and have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher for all coursework completed.
Graduates – completed 6 or more semester hours of graduate work at George Mason, have at least 12 hours of professional education coursed programmed, in progress, or completed and have a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or higher for all graduate coursework completed.

Kinesiology ClubMore Less

Advisor: Dr. Joel Martin

Email: jmarti38@gmu.edu

President: Wilson Lam

Email: wlam2@masonlive.gmu.edu

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GMUkinesiologyclub/?fref=ts

Description: The purposes of the Mason Kinesiology Club is to promote health and wellness and the field of kinesiology to the community. Kinesiology Clubs looks to unite students within the kinesiology community by providing additional educational opportunities to the students, local community and the university.

Mason Athletic Training Society (MATS)More Less

Advisor: Marcie Fyock

Email: mfyock@gmu.edu

President: Jennifer Eda

Email: jeda@gmu.edu

GetConnected Website: https://getconnected.gmu.edu/organization/MATS

Twitter: https://twitter.com/gmu_mats

Instagram: GMU_MATS

Description: Mason Athletic Training Society (MATS) is for students who are interested in Athletic Training as a profession. We look to provide a forum for members interested in the field of athletic training to promote fellowship among members of the Athletic Training Education Program in an intellectual manner. MATS will expand your view and perception of the profession through seminars, symposiums, tutoring, study groups and organizational trips.

Physical Education Teacher Education Society (PETES)More Less

Advisor: Mr. Tony DeGregorio

Email: adegrego@gmu.edu

President: Nick Schwarz

Email: nschwarz@masonlive.gmu.edu

GetConnected Website: https://getconnected.gmu.edu/organization/PETES

Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/PETESGMU/

Description: The Physical Education Teacher Education Society is a society for declared physical education majors. The purpose of this organization is to unite physical education majors through networking, mentorship and physical activity.

Rho Phi Lambda - Alpha Tau Chapter: National Recreation Management Honor SocietyMore Less

Advisor: Mr. Paul Gilbert

Email: pgilbert@nvrpa.org

President: Dustin Yates

Email: rhophilambdasecretary@gmail.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Rho-Phi-Lambda-at-George-Mason-University-Alpha-Tau-Chapter-1451180375192351/?fref=ts

Description: Rho Phi Lambda is the national honor fraternity for Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies. The Mason chapter is Alpha Tau. Rho Phi Lambda recognizes undergraduate and graduate students who have demonstrated excellence in academics, leadership, and service.

Eligibility Requirements: https://rht.gmu.edu/therapeutic-recreation/student-activities

Sport Management SocietyMore Less

Advisor: Dr. Pierre Rodgers

Email: prodgers@gmu.edu

President: Marcus Williams

Email: sportsociety@gmail.com

GetConnected Website: https://getconnected.gmu.edu/organization/Sport_Management_Society

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SportManagementSociety

Twitter: https://twitter.com/GeorgeMasonSMS

Description: The purpose of Sport Management Society is to provide our members with educational and networking opportunities that would provide insight into the sporting industry. We do this by providing our members with various planned activities and events that will enhance professional development in the field of sport management. All those interested in any aspect of sport management/business are encouraged to attend.

Teachers of TomorrowMore Less

Advisor: Mr. Brandon Quiles

Email: bquiles@gmu.edu

President: Josh Britton

Email: jbritto4@masonlive.gmu.edu

Description: Teachers of Tomorrow is a student organization dedicated to the promotion and recruitment of future teachers among interested undergraduate Mason students. Members work on service projects, connect with teaching professionals and participate in social activities to enrich our skills and give back to our community as future educators. We have a mission to guide our teachers of the future in their scholarly pursuits, providing networking opportunities and university faculty/staff mentoring. Teachers of Tomorrow connects students to Mason, Teach.org, local school districts, and other education resources.

Get Connected

Get Connected is Mason’s online platform for involvement. Through Get Connected you can see what events are planned, join student organizations, and market your own campus events. Every students is able to use Get Connected. Simply make your own profile by visiting Get Connected and start getting involved!