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Faculty and Staff Profile

Raine Templeton-Bradley

Excursion Coordinator
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Clemson University

Office: 100 Thomas Green Boulevard
Phone: 864.633.5242

 Educational Background

BS Travel and Tourism
Clemson University 2016


Since starting at OLLI in May of 2016, I have overseen the genesis of a summer term, seminar programming, and led groups of traditionalists and baby boomers in both domestic and international travel. In partnership with the staff and members at OLLI, I have put together an original travel program of day-, overnight, and multi-night trips peaking interests in a variety of subjects including science, arts and culture, history, and more. OLLI at Clemson University is unique in its travel programming and I am looking to partner with more OLLIs around the Southeast region to build a more interesting and in-depth travel program.

 Research Interests

Boomer Travel; Programming for Boomers; Adaptive Travel; Adaptive Programming; Travel and Tourism; Critical Thinking; Travel and Tourism with Older Adults; Lifelong Learning; Small Town Tourism

 Research Publications

Stone, G. A., Duffy, L. N., Pinckney, H. P., & Templeton-Bradley, R. (2017). Teaching for critical thinking: preparing hospitality and tourism students for careers in the twenty-first century. Journal of Teaching in Travel & Tourism, 17(2), 67-84.

 Honors and Awards

Award for Excellence in Travel and Tourism; Clemson University; 2016
Certificate of Recognition for Academic Excellence; Clemson University; 2016


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