Tag Archives: therapeutic recreation

February 17

Alum Revives Happy Memories with Music

The residential staff could hear the soft crying of Mrs. C. from down the hall. A victim of dementia, the woman would sit alone by her door at Wisteria Place in Abilene, Texas, weeping and longing for her home and her daughter. She remained distant behind her tears­—until Leticia Stucki, the resident recreational therapist and […]

March 09

Passion for skiing turns into career

Slicing through fresh powder with the wind whipping at you and sunshine on your face—what could be better? For Marriott School professor Neil Lundberg, the only thing greater than skiing itself is helping others get out on the slopes. “It all started when a supervisor at the National Ability Center in Park City invited me to come […]

January 22

In the Atrium with Cimony Greenhalgh

Cimony Greenhalgh is as comfortable strapping on combat boots as she is stepping onto the stage to perform. A junior studying therapeutic recreation and an ROTC cadet, Greenhalgh has been acting for years and still gets a thrill from getting into character. “I love being able to take on different personalities,” she says. “I have […]

BYU Therapeutic Recreation - Kari Durrant August 29

In the Atrium with Kari Durrant

Kari Durrant calls her switch from majoring in dance to therapeutic recreation in the Marriott School of Management a “drastic change.” The senior from Surprise, Arizona, believes that any service opportunity can be fun, so the prospect of a career in dance therapy seemed appealing as a freshman. But after learning about the therapeutic recreation […]