Major in Therapeutic Recreation

Bachelor of Science Degree • School of Health Professions
and Education

Therapeutic Recreation Major


Sarah Burnett-Wolle, Ph.D.

Associate Professor Therapeutic Recreation

Professor Sarah Burnett-Wolle, M.S.,
Phone: (315) 223-2576
Office: 221A White Hall


Sarah Burnett-Wolle (pronounced Burnett-Wally), PhD CTRS, Assistant Professor of Therapeutic Recreation, completed her PhD in Recreation, Parks and Tourism Management and a minor in Gerontology at Penn State. While there, she was awarded a 3-year predoctoral fellowship from the National Institute on Aging. Her M.S. in Recreation and Leisure Studies is from SUNY Cortland and her B.A. in Psychology is from SUNY Purchase. Her research interests include older adults social networks and senior housing. Her free time is devoted to her family and friends, hiking, kayaking, camping, and snowshoeing.  She is a member of the Central Adirondack Search and Rescue Team (http://www.casart.org/).  She and her spouse, Chris, live in the Adirondack Park with K2 the cat.  


Harry F. Slife, Jr., Ph.D.
Dean, School of Health Professions and Education
230 White Hall

(315) 792-3075
(315) 792-3006
1600 Burrstone Road | Utica, NY 13502