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2017 TALS Nominations

Forms for TALS nominations for Board members, Officers, Fellows, and awards can be found here.

Board of Directors 2017 Nominations

The Academy of Leisure Sciences (The Academy) Board of Directors (BoD) is charged with providing supervision, control, and direction to The Academy. The BoD consists of the Past President, President, President-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer, Historian, a Fellows Representative, and four elected and two appointed Directors-at-Large. Read more about 2017 TALS Nominations

Winter Newsletter Volume 5 Issue 1 Released

Volume 5, Issue 1 of The Academy of Leisure Sciences' Newsletter has been released.

The Newsletter is published twice a year. Read more about Winter Newsletter Volume 5 Issue 1 Released

Newsletter Volume 4, Issue 2 Released

Volume 4, Issue 2 of the Academy of Leisure Sciences Newsletter has been released.

The Newsletter is published twice a year.

Please contact Deb Kerstetter (debk@psu.edu) if you want to contribute to the Newsletter. 

2015 Butler Lecture Keynote Speaker

Peggy O'Dell, 2015 Butler Lecture Keynote Speaker

Peggy O’Dell

National Park Service

Deputy Director of Operations

 

NRPA Annual Congress

Las Vegas, NV

September 15, 2015

(time & date to be provided in Congress Program)

  Read more about 2015 Butler Lecture Keynote Speaker

Newsletter Volume 3, Issue 1 Released

Volume 3, Issue 1 of the Academy of Leisure Sciences Newsletter has been released. The Newsletter is published twice a year. Please contact Deb Kerstetter (debk@psu.edu) if you want to contribute to the Newsletter. 

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An Invitation to Join the Academy of Leisure Sciences

The Academy of Leisure Sciences is dedicated to the advancement of leisure studies. The primary purpose of the Academy is to bring together people from diverse backgrounds, academic and otherwise, who share a mutual interest in better understanding the roles of leisure in life, including various contexts of recreation, park, tourism, outdoor adventure, health, and therapy, and sport. Read more about An Invitation to Join the Academy of Leisure Sciences