Faculty Profile

Dr. Kimberly A. Batty

kbatty@lhup.edu | 113 Himes Building, Lock Haven, PA 17745 | (570) 484-3092


Ph.D., Work Force Education and Development, The Pennsylvania State University

Courses Most Commonly Taught: Introduction to Recreation and Leisure, Program Planning and Design in Recreation, Special Event and Convention Centre Management, Commercial Recreation, Assessment, Evaluation, and Research in Recreation 

Professional Publications:

Batty, K.Preparing Recreation Management students for internships. Pennsylvania Recreation and Parks, Summer issue, 2013

Batty, K., & Mowen, A. Intern appeal: Making an agency attractive to tomorrow’s workforce. Parks and Recreation Business, June, 2012.

Batty, K. Implications for globalization for workforce education and higher education. Workforce Education Forum (WEF). In press. 

Professional Presentations:

The International Ecotourism Society, Ecotourism in Fiji (September, 2012)

Resort and Commercial Recreation Association, College Internships (November, 2011)

Pennsylvania Recreation and Parks Society State Conference, Student Constraints to internship selection (March, 2010) 

Areas of Expertise: Recreation Program Planning, Student Internship Constraints