Recreation, Sport Pedagogy, and Consumer Sciences
If you love learning and want to make a difference, you’ve come to the right place! We prepare you to be forever ready—ready to lead, challenge, grow, and answer your calling. And we go beyond the classroom to deliver the best preparation and education for our students.
We have a national reputation for providing individualized experiences through hands-on experiential learning opportunities. Whether you wish to be teaching all day at a local school, coaching sports, traveling to Europe to meet with fashion experts, kayaking along Cape Lookout National Seashore during a summer leadership course, or meeting with Hyatt executives or chefs, we have many opportunities for you to work in your profession before graduation.
Coaching, Health & Physical Education
Family & Consumer Sciences Education
- Family and Consumer Sciences Education (Teaching and community leadership tracks)
Physical Activity & Wellness Program (PAW)
Mary C Doxsee Historic Clothing and Textile Collection
January 03, 2022
Jordan Graham recently earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Recreation Management with minors in Economics and Psychology this December 2021. From Barnesville, Ohio, Graham has been hired as Head Esports Coach at West Virginia University Potomac State College. We asked Jordan some questions about his OHIO experien...
December 10, 2021
Hello Graduates, family members, and friends. I’m Sara Helfrich, Interim Dean of The Patton College of Education, where we are committed to building leaders that push the fields of education and human services forever forward toward innovation, excellence, and inclusivity. Leaders who are change agents and who embrace ...
December 01, 2021
Bridget Selotlegeng earns her Bachelor of Science degree in Restaurant, Hotel and Tourism with a minor in Business this semester. From Gaborone, Botswana, Selotlegeng was offered a permanent job after her culinary internship with Westin Riverfront Resort and Spa in Vail Valley, Colorado. She is currently running the ma...
More than 20 Ohio University students from three Restaurant, Hotel and Tourism courses came together for a cultural learning event in The Patton College’s demo kitchen.
OHIO junior Rebecca Bacon has loved wolves ever since she discovered the video game “Wolf Quest,” and this summer she got to live out a dream by working with wolves as an intern at Wolf Park.
The Patton College has implemented a new Diversity and Inclusion Committee that comprises membership and the vision previously addressed by three Patton College committees.