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Faculty and Staff Profile

Jamie Cathey


Office: Lehotsky 283
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 Educational Background

M. Ed. Sport Management
Adelphi University 2001

BS. Sport Management
University of Tennessee 1999

 Courses Taught

PRTM 1980, 2260, 2270, 2290 - EDGE Semester
PRTM 2060, 2070 - Field Experience I & II (Supervisor)
PRTM 2200 - Conceptual Foundations of Parks, Recreation and Tourism
PRTM 2410 - Introduction to Community, Camp and Sport Management
PRTM 3210 - Recreation Administration
PRTM 4210 - Recreation Financial Resource Management
PRTM 4510 - Seminar in CRSCM
PRTM 4550 - Advanced Program Planning


Jamie L. Cathey, formerly the Program Director for the City of Clemson Parks and Recreation Department, also served as an Adjunct Faculty member of Clemson University’s Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management Department since 2012. Wearing dual hats, Jamie focused on building partnerships that create hands on learning experiences for students, while working to enhance existing and build new programs for the Clemson community. Jamie began her career in recreation with the Richland County Recreation Commission beginning as a Park Manager where she received an Outstanding Service Award in recognition of service to RCRC, Trenholm Park, and the citizens of Richland County. She was later named Special Events Coordinator for the commission working on large scale county-wide events before moving to Clemson. In 2012, Jamie was named to the South Carolina Recreation and Park Association’s Leadership Enhancement and Development Institute. A program committed to the development of individuals recognized as future leaders in our industry. Jamie has served SCRPA on the Board of Directors as the Western District Vice President while also maintaining a role with the Student Branch focusing on opportunities for students to develop, network with professionals, and become more involved in the association. In 2014, Jamie received the Distinguished Service Award presented to a Clemson University faculty member who has made outstanding contributions to the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management. In 2015, Jamie was also named Employee of the Year by the City of Clemson. Jamie is originally from Nashville, TN. She received an undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee in Sport Management and a master’s degree from Adelphi University in Garden City, NY also in Sport Management.