Associate Professor
Department of Human Movement Sciences

Eddie Hill

2014 Student Recreation Ctr
Norfolk, 23529

Dr. Eddie Hill is an associate professor in the Park, Recreation and Tourism Studies program. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Utah (2004) with a focus on Youth Development. Eddie Hill earned his B.S (1995) and M.S.Ed. (1998) from Old Dominion University. His focus was on teaching students with learning and behavior disorders. His research interests include: youth development, resiliency-based after school programming, motivation for diabetes management, therapeutic recreation, and outdoor education. He has written multiple grants, published many research papers, and given numerous presentations at professional conferences, all of which targeted positive youth development. Dr. Hill has 20 years experience as a ropes course facilitator, Outward Bound field staff, and educator. He is also a Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP).

Ph.D. in Recreation and Tourism Studies, University of Utah, (2004)

M.S.Ed. in Special Education, Old Dominion University, (1998)

B.S. in Outdoor Recreation, Old Dominion University, (1995)

Wilderness First Responder
Sponsoring Organization: SOLO
Date Obtained: 2002-03-01
Single Pitch Climbing Instructor
Sponsoring Organization: Professional Climbing Instructors Associations
Date Obtained: 2015-01-01
Certified Park and Recreation Professional
Sponsoring Organization: National Recreation and Park Association
Date Obtained: 2010-05-01

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Hill, E. L. and Gomez, E. "Assessing Health Benefits and Motivation for Hiking in Shenandoah National Park" $15000.00. 2016 - 2016
Plag, H., Hill, E. L., Allen, M. J., Morris, J., Lobova, T. and Eddins, E. A. "Building Conservation Leaders for the Future: Curriculum, Certificates, Internships, and Research Agenda" $110000.00. 2015 - 2015
Hill, E. L. and Dice, T. "The Impact of the Character and Resiliency Education (CARE) Now Model at the Elementary School Level" $43390.00. Local. September 2013 - June 2014
Shapiro, S., Gomez, E., Hill, E. L. and Ridinger, L. L. "Profile and Economic Impacts of Visitors to Norfolk, Virginia" $46188. Private. January 2013 - December 2013
Hill, E. L. and Dice, T. "From the Classroom to the Community: Enhancing College Students’ Well-being through Service Learning " $10000.00. Private. June 2013 - November 2013
Dice, T. and Hill, E. L. "CARE Now Summer Camp" $14500. Local. July 2013 - October 2013
Hill, E. L. and Dice, T. "Exploring the Impact of the CARE Now Summer Camp" $14500. Local. May 2013 - July 2013
Kendrick, R. and Hill, E. L. "The Bridge to the Future: Building on SUNY Cortland's History of Engagement to Institutionalize High Impact Learning Practices for Transformational Change.” " $100000.00. Other. October 2010 - October 2012
Hill, E. L. "Expanding Student Leadership" $3996.32 . Other. May 2010 - May 2011
Hill, E. L. "Building Community Leaders Through After School Programming: Bridging the Gap between Theory and Practice" $3996.32 . Other. April 2010 - April 2011
Hill, E. L. and Shellman, A. "Evidence-based After-school Programming: Engaging 5th and 6th graders through Resiliency-based Recreation" $3000.00. Other. March 2010 - March 2011
Brown, L., Anderson, L. and Hill, E. L. "Sustaining the Community Bike Project as a Check-in/Check-out System" $6600.00. Other. January 2010 - January 2011
Anderson, L. and Hill, E. L. "Improving Outcome Assessment with the National CPRP Examination for the New Council on Accreditation Standards" $1855.00. Other. September 2009 - September 2010
Hill, E. L. "Evidence-based Afterschool Programming: Engaging 5th & 6th Graders through Resiliency-based Recreation" $3068.00. Other. December 2008 - December 2009
Hill, E. L. and Hill, L. "Education through Outdoor Recreation" $500.00. Private. July 2007 - July 2008
Dice, T. and Hill, E. L. "RALLY Program at Blair Middle School" $246640. Old Dominion University. June 10, 2007 - July 25, 2008

Expertise

Youth Development
Afterschool Programs
Diabetes
Outdoor Recreation and Education
Camp Programs

Research Interests

Youth development, afterschool programs, camp experience, therapeutic recreation, and outdoor education.

Articles

Shellman, A. and Hill, E. L. (2017). Flourishing through Resilience: Examining the Impact of a College Outdoor Education Program. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration.
Gomez, E. and Hill, E. L. (2016). First landing state park: Participation patterns and perceived health outcomes of recreation at an urban-proximate park. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration 34 (1) , pp. 66-83.
Gomez, E., Hill, E. L., Zhu, X. and Freidt, B. (2016). Perceived health outcomes of recreation scale: Reliability, validity and invariance. . Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science 20 (1) , pp. 27-37.
Hill, E. L., McClellan-Holt, J., Ramsing, R. and Goff, J. (2016). Best practices for evaluating day camps: Using the ACA youth outcomes battery. Parks and Recreation Research Update 51 (1) , pp. 14-17.
Hill, E. L., Dice, T., Goff, J. and Lewis-Clark, D. (2015). Promoting Character and Resiliency among Elementary School Students: An Assessment of the CARE Now Progra. Journal of Youth Development: Bridging Research and Practice 10 (1) , pp. 95-105.
Gomez, E., Baur, J., Hill, E. L. and Georgieve, S. (2015). Urban parks and psychological sense of community. Journal of Leisure Research 47 (3) , pp. 388-398.
Hill, E. L., Gagnon, R., Ramsing, R., Kennedy, B. and Hooker, T. (2015). Measuring the impact of medical specialty camps: Using self-determination theory. Therapeutic Recreation Journal 49 (4) , pp. 310-325.
Posey, T. G., Hill, E. L., Gomez, E., McFall, M., Humenik, S. and Clifford, D. (2015). Student Adjustment to College: Examining the Impact of an Outdoor Orientation Program. Illuminare: A Student Journal in Recreation, Parks, & Leisure Studies 13 (1) , pp. 53-62.
Hill, E. L., Dice, T., Goff, J., Lewis-Clark, D. and Clark, R. (2015). A university, municipal recreation department, and public school collaborative model: Development and implementation of CARE No. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration 33 (3) , pp. 62-75.
Hill, E. L., Goldenberg, M., Gomez, E., Freidt, B., Fellows, S. and Hill, L. (2014). Appalachian and pacific crest trail hikers: A comparison of benefits and motivations. Journal of Unconventional Parks, Tourism, & Recreation Research 5 (1) , pp. 9-16.
Goff, J., Bower, J. D. and Hill, E. L. (2014). Impacts of service learning on undergraduate teaching assistants in an after-school program: A qualitative approach to discovery.. Illuminare: A Student Journal in Recreation, Parks, & Leisure Studies 12 (1) , pp. 28-45.
Miller, J., Hill, E. L., Shellman, A., Ramsing, R. and Lawhon, B. (2014). Measuring the effectiveness of the leave no trace PEAK program.. Journal of Youth Development: Bridging Research and Practice 9 (2) , pp. 55-66.
Williams, T., Gomez, E., Hill, E. L., Dice, T., Goff, J. and Gregory, N. (2013). The resiliency and attitudes skills profile: An assessment of factor structure. Illuminare: A Student Journal in Recreation, Parks, & Leisure Studies 11 (1) , pp. 16-30.
Miller, J., Shellman, A., Hill, E. L., Ramsing, R. and Lawhon, B. (2013). The development and validation of the Leave No Trace PEAK Assessment Scale (PAS). Coalition for Education in Outdoors 11 , pp. 47-62.
Brown, L., Hill, E. L., Shellman, A. and Gomez, E. (2012). Positive youth development: A resiliency-based afterschool program case study. Journal of Youth Development: Bridging Research and Practice 7 (4) , pp. 50-62.
Taylor, J., Piatt, J., Hill, E. L. and Malcom, T. (2012). Diabetes Camps and Self-Determination Theory: Controlling Glycemic Level in Youth with Type 1 Diabetes. Annual in Therapeutic Recreation XX , pp. 46-58.
Freidt, B., Hill, E. L., Gomez, E., Marni, G. and Hill, L. (2010). A benefits-based study of appalachian trail users: Validation and application of the benefits of hiking scale. Physical Health Education Nex (us)/ (phén) ix Éducation Physique et à la Santé Journal 2 (1) , pp. 22.
Gomez, E., Freidt, B., Hill, E. L., Goldenberg, M. and Hill, L. (2010). Appalachian Trail Hiking Motivations and Means-end Theory: Theory, Management, and Practice. Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education and Leadership 2 (3) , pp. 261-285.
Hill, E. L., Goldenberg, M. and Freidt, B. (2009). Motivations for Hiking the Appalachian Trail: using a means-end approach. Journal of Unconventional Parks, Tourism, & Recreation Research 2 (1) , pp. 19-27.
Case, R., Hill, E. L. and Dey, T. (2009). A study to examine the athletic career path of xterra . International Journal of Youth Sport 4 (2) , pp. 3-9.
Hill, L., Swain, D. P. and Hill, E. L. (2008). Energy balance during backpacking. International Journal of Sports Medicine 29 , pp. 883-887.
Odello, T., Hill, E. L. and Gomez, E. (2008). Challenge Course Effectiveness: The Impact on Leadership Efficacy and Work Efficacy among College Students. Journal of Unconventional Parks, Tourism, & Recreation Research 1 (1) , pp. 16-20.
Hill, E. L., Ramsing, R. and Hill, L. (2008). Integrating the family into the camp experience: Exploring the impact of residential diabetes family camp. The Virginia Journal 29 (4) , pp. 7-13.
Hill, E. L., Gomez, E. and Jeppesen, G. (2007). Adolescent resiliency: A multidisciplinary approach. Annual in Therapeutic Recreation XIV , pp. 59-73.
McAuliffe-Fogarty, A., Ramsing, R. and Hill, E. L. (2007). Medical specialty programs: Camps for children with diabetes as a model of success. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America 16 (4) , pp. 887-908.
Hill, E. L., Ramsing, R. and Hill, L. (2007). Efficacy of diabetes day damp: Lessons for better serving youth. The Virginia Journal 29 (1) , pp. 16-18.
Sibthorp, J., Paisley, K. and Hill, E. L. (2003). Intentional programming in wilderness programs . Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance 74 , pp. 21-24.
Hill, E. L., Wright, P. and Paisley, K. (2002). Evaluating youth therapeutic recreation programs.. Expanding Horizons in Therapeutic Recreation 20 , pp. 28-35.

Book Chapters

Shellman, A., Hill, E. L. and Ramsing, R. (2012). Is it possible to effectively accomplish the goals of outdoor education through online programming? Controversial issues in adventure programming (pp. 295-300) Champlian, IL: Human Kinetics.

Conference Proceeding

Miller, J., Shellman, A., Hill, E. L., Ramsing, R. and Lawhon, B. (2012). The development and validation of a new assessment scale: Measuring the effectiveness of the Leave No Trace PEAK program (pp. 93-95) Cortland, NY: Abstracts from the Coalition for Education in the Outdoors Eleventh Biennial Research Symposium .
Hill, E. L., Goldenberg, M., Gomez, E., Fellow, S., Freidt, B. and Hill, L. (2010). Comparison of Appalachian Trail and Pacific Crest Trail Hikers: Motivations and Benefits (pp. 52-54) Cortland, NY: Abstracts from the Coalition for Education in the Outdoors Tenth Biennial Research Symposium.
Goldenberg, M., Hill, E. L. and Freidt, B. (2008). Why individuals hike the Appalachian Trail: A qualitative approach to benefits (pp. 277-281) Journal of Experiential Education.
Hill, E. L., Gomez, E. and Ackerman, A. (2007). An Exploration of Self-Efficacy as a Motivation for Rock Climbing and its Impact on Frequency of Climbs (pp. 306-310) Northeast Recreation Research Symposium Conference Proceedings.
Gueorguiev, S., Gomez, E. and Hill, E. L. (2007). Public recreation and neighborhood sense of community: An exploration of a hypothesized relationship (pp. 197-203) Northeast Recreation Research Symposium Conference Proceedings .
Odello, T., Hill, E. L. and Gomez, E. (2007). The effectiveness of a four-hour challenge course on leadership efficacy and work efficacy (pp. 271-276) Northeast Recreation Research Symposium Conference Proceedings.
Hill, E. L. and Jeppesen, G. (2005). Adolescent Resiliency: A multidisciplinary approach Journal of Experiential Education.
Hill, E. L. and Sibthorp, J. (2004). The Effects of a Benefits-Based Camp on Internalization of Type 1 Diabetes Management among Adolescents (pp. 104-105) Cortland, NY: Research in Outdoor Education .
Sibthorp, J. and Hill, E. L. (2002). A multivariate model of adventure program perceptions: Therole of personal empowerment (pp. 166-167) Cortland, NY: Research in Outdoor Education .

Presentations

Hill, E. L., Wygant, B., Smith, B. and Gomez, E. (November , 2016). A National Inquiry of Mountain Bikers. Oral Presentation Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education: Research Symposium Minneapolis, MN.
Hill, E. L., Collins, Ramsing and Evans, A. (November , 2016). Collaboration between Seconday Schools and Universities for Outdoor Camps: Using the ACA Youth Outcome Battery Oral Presentation Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education: Research Symposium Minneapolis, MN..
Ramsing, R. and Hill, E. L. (October , 2016). Promoting Environmental Awareness among Kids through Leave No Trace Principles Oral Presentation National Recreation and Park Association Congress and Exposition St. Louis, MO.
Hill, E. L. and Ramsing, R. (October , 2016). Unraveling the grant writing conundrum: Securing resources for the future! Oral Presentation National Recreation and Park Association Congress and Exposition St. Louis, MO.
Goff, J., Hill, E. L. and Dice, T. (October , 2016). A collaborative approach to afterschool programming The CARE Now program Oral Presentation National Recreation and Park Association Congress and Exposition: Research Sessions St. Louis, MO.
Hill, E. L., Ramsing, R., Goff, J., Turnage, M., Kennedy, B. and Collins, T. (October , 2016). Family diabetes camps: Fostering resiliency among campers and parents Oral Presentation National Recreation and Park Association Congress and Exposition: Research Sessions St. Louis, MO.
Gomez, E. and Hill, E. L. (October , 2016). User and non-user perceptions of dog park benefits Oral Presentation National Recreation and Park Association Congress and Exposition: Research Sessions St. Louis, MO.
Goff, J., Hill, E. L., Eddins, E. A. and Eckhoff, A. (September , 2016). Transforming university students' educational experience: Exploring the impact of service-learning across course sizes, disciplines, and service-learning structures Poster International Association for Research on Service-Learning & Community Engagement New Orleans, LA.
Hill, E. L. and Goff, J. (November , 2015). Grant Writing for a Purpose Oral Presentation 61th Annual Virginia Recreation and Park Society Conference Virginia Beach, VA.
Hill, E. L. and Lackey, R. (November , 2015). Increasing Environmental Stewardship Using the Leave No Trace PEAK Pack Oral Presentation 61th Annual Virginia Recreation and Park Society Conference Virginia Beach, VA.
Hill, E. L., Goff, J., Holt, J. and Ramsing, R. (November , 2015). Comparing the benefits of a university day camp: What do campers learn? Oral Presentation Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education: Research Symposium Atlanta, GA.
Hill, E. L., Goff, J., McClellan-Holt, J. and Ramsing (November , 2015). Comparing the benefits of a university day camp: What do campers learn? Oral Presentation Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education: Research Symposium Minneapolis, MN.
Hill, E. L., Goff, J., Kennedy, B., Ramsing, R. and Posey, T. G. (November , 2015). Family diabetes camp: Creating resiliency among campers and parents? Oral Presentation Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education: Research Symposium Atlanta, GA.
Posey, T. G., Hill, E. L., Kinsley, E., McFall, M., Clifford, D., Gomez, E. and Shapiro, S. (November , 2015). Student Readiness: Examining the Impact of a First-Year Outdoor Orientation Program Oral Presentation Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education: Research Symposium Atlanta, GA.
Ramsing, R. and Hill, E. L. (September , 2015). Promoting Environmental Awareness among Kids through Leave No Trace Principles Oral Presentation National Recreation and Park Association Congress and Exposition Las Vegas, NV.
Goff, J., Hill, E. L., Holt, J., Ramsing, R. and Collins, T. (September , 2015). Campus recreation day camps: Predicting camper outcomes Paper National Recreation and Park Association Congress and Exposition: Research Session Las Vegas, NV.
Hill, E. L., Goff, J., Bower, J. D. and Turnage, M. (September , 2015). Programming for urban youth: The CARE Now in and afterschool program Oral Presentation National Recreation and Park Association Congress and Exposition: Research Session Las Vegas, NV.
Hill, E. L., Smith, B., Usher, L. and Gomez, E. (September , 2015). The benefits of biking scale: Application among mountain bikers Other National Recreation and Park Association Congress and Exposition: Research Session Las Vegas, NV.
Hill, E. L. and Goldsmith, M. (February , 2015). Grant Writing for a Purpose Oral Presentation Annual Virginia Recreation and Park Society Management Conference Suffolk, VA.
Hill, E. L. and Kennedy, B. (February , 2015). The Essentials of Motivation: Engaging Staff During Changing Economic Times Oral Presentation Annual Virginia Recreation and Park Society Management Conference Suffolk, VA.
Hill, E. L., Holt, J., Ramsing, R. and Gagnon, R. (November , 2014). The ACA Youth Outcomes Battery: Comparing the Benefits of Outdoor Adventure and Traditional University Day Camps Oral Presentation Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education: Research Symposium Portland, OR.
Hill, E. L., Smith, B., Usher, L. and Gomez, E. (November , 2014). The Benefits of Hiking Scale: Its Application among Mountain Bikers Paper Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education: Research Symposium Portland, OR.
Hill, E. L., Posey, T. G., Gagnon, R., McFall, M., Shellman, A. and Gomez, E. (November , 2014). Transitioning through Transfer: Examining the Impact of a College Outdoor Orientation Program Oral Presentation Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education: Research Symposium Portland, OR.
Gagnon, R. J., Hill, E. L. and Goff, J. (October , 2014). Enhancing diabetes management through experiential education Oral Presentation Annual Symposium on Experiential Education Research Chattanooga, TN.
Goff, J., Bower, J. D. and Hill, E. L. (October , 2014). Impacts of service learning on undergraduate teaching assistants Oral Presentation National Recreation and Park Association Congress and Exposition: Leisure Research Symposium Charlotte, NC.
Hill, E. L., Holt, J. and Ramsing, R. (October , 2014). The ACA Youth Outcomes Battery: Practicality for university recreation camps Oral Presentation National Recreation and Park Association Congress and Exposition: Leisure Research Symposium Charlotte, NC.
Johnson, J., Troline, K., Ginger, Nicole and Hill, E. L. (October , 2014). Choose the Path to Certification: CPRP Oral Presentation National Recreation and Park Association Congress and Exposition: Pre-conference Workshop Charlotte, NC.
Hill, E. L., Goff, J. and Marron, K. (April , 2014). Resiliency and Character Building: Integrating Therapeutic Recreation into an Afterschool Program Oral Presentation Mideast Symposium in Therapeutic Recreation Ocean City, MD.
Hill, E. L. and Braddy, A. (November , 2013). Community Bike Share Programs: Sustainable Practices on a College Campus Oral Presentation Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education College Park, MD.
Shellman, A. and Hill, E. L. (November , 2013). Flourishing through Resilience: Examining the Impact of a College Outdoor Education Program Oral Presentation Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education: Research Symposium College Park, MD.
Ramsing, R. and Hill, E. L. (October , 2013). Navigating the Evaluation Maze: Keys to your Success Oral Presentation National Recreation and Park Association Congress and Exposition Houston, TX.
Johnson, J., Selep, M., Troline, K., Ginger, Nicole and Hill, E. L. (October , 2013). Choose the Path to Certification: CPRP Lecture National Recreation and Park Association Congress and Exposition: Pre-conference Workshop Houston, TX.
Hill, E. L. and Braddy, A. (September , 2013). Community Bike Share Program Oral Presentation 59th Annual Virginia Recreation and Park Society Conference Williamsburg, VA.
Hill, E. L. and Waller, E. (September , 2013). Increasing Environmental Stewardship Using the Leave No Trace PEAK Pack Oral Presentation 59th Annual Virginia Recreation and Park Society Conference Williamsburg, VA.
Hill, E. L. and Kennedy, B. (September , 2013). The Essentials of Motivation: Engaging Staff During Changing Economic Times Oral Presentation 59th Annual Virginia Recreation and Park Society Conference Williamsburg, VA.
Hill, E. L., Nemeth, B., Gomez, E., Charles, D. and Lafaye, H. (April 9, 2013). Community Bike Share Programs: Sustainable Practices on a College Campus Oral Presentation Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium Cooperstown, NY.
Hill, E. L., Gomez, E., Lafaye, H., Goldenberg, M., Charles, D. and Brookins, N. (April 9, 2013). First Landing State Park Trail Users: Who are They and What do They Want? Paper Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium Cooperstown, NY.
Hill, E. L., Gomez, E., Brinkley, B. and Goldenberg, M. (April 8, 2013). Urban Adventure Racing: Using Grounded Theory to Assess Motives Paper Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium Cooperstown, NY.
Soule, K., Goldenberg, M., Hill, E. L. and Gomez, E. (March , 2013). The Outcomes of Hiking: Comparing AT and PCT Trail Users Oral Presentation San Jose, CA..
Soule, K., Goldenberg, M., Hill, E. L. and Gomez, E. (February , 2013). Means-End analysis of hiking experiences on national scenic trails Oral Presentation Athens, Georgia..
Hill, E. L., Ridinger, L. L., Shapiro, S. and Gomez, E. (October 18, 2012). An Examination of Motives for Running in a Charity Event Oral Presentation National Recreation and Park Association Congress and Exposition: Leisure Research Symposium Anaheim, CA.
Hill, E. L. and Dice, T. (October 17, 2012). Benefits-based Programming: A Collaborative Model Serving Diverse Populations Oral Presentation National Recreation and Park Association Congress and Exposition Anaheim, CA .
Boland, J. and Hill, E. L. (October 16, 2012). Certification-It’s the Professional Thing To Do! Oral Presentation National Recreation and Park Association Congress and Exposition Anaheim, CA .
Hill, E. L. and Ramsing, R. (October 16, 2012). Urban Sustainability: Promoting Environmental Stewardship through Leave No Trace Oral Presentation National Recreation and Park Association Congress and Exposition Anaheim, CA .
Hill, E. L., Miller, J., Shellman, A., Hill, L. and Charles, D. (April 19, 2012). Environmental Stewardshipamong Youth: Implementing Leave No Trace PEAK Packs Poster 3rd Annual Sequor Youth Development Initiative Conference Austin, TX.
Hill, E. L., Ourand, J. and Dice, T. (April 19, 2012). School-based Programming: A Collaborative Model Serving Diverse Populations Oral Presentation 3rd Annual Sequor Youth Development Initiative Conference Austin, TX.
Miller, J., Hill, E. L., Shellman, A. and Winter, D. (October 3, 2011). Increasing Environmental Stewardship Using the Leave No Trace PEAK Pack National Recreation and Park Association Congress and Exposition Atlanta, GA.
Ramsing, R. and Hill, E. L. (October 3, 2011). The Essentials of Motivation: Engaging Staff During Changing Economic Times National Recreation and Park Association Congress and Exposition Atlanta, GA.
Hill, E. L., Dice, T., Gomez, E. and Goff, J. (September 19, 2011). In and Afterschool Programming: A Benefits-based Model 57th Virginia Recreation and Park Society Annual Conference Norfolk, VA.
Hill, E. L. and Gomez, E. (September 19, 2011). Professional Certification: An Exploration of the CPRP 57th Virginia Recreation and Park Society Annual Conference Norfolk, VA.
Brown, L. and Hill, E. L. (April 19, 2011). Promoting Resiliency Among Youth: A Benefits-based Afterschool Program 2nd Annual Youth Development Institute Austin, TX.
Miller, J., Brown, L., Hill, E. L., Shellman, A., Ramsing, R. and Gomez, E. (March 25, 2011). Measuring the Educational Impact of Promoting Environmental Awareness in Kids (PEAK). 71th Annual New York State Recreation and Park Society Annual Conference Verona, NY.
LaFaye, H. and Hill, E. L. (March 17, 2011). Creating Cultural Change through Heritage Interpretation and the Theory of Planned Behavior: A Project Promoting the Safety and Use of Bicycling for Transportation. 23rd Annual Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium Bolton Landing, NY.
Hill, L., Hill, E. L., Goldenberg, M. and Gomez, E. (November 5, 2010). Appalachian and Pacific Crest Trail Hikers Why they Hike? 60th Annual Cortland Recreation Conference Reseach Symposium Cortland, NY.
Hill, E. L., Ramsing, R. and Hill, L. (November 5, 2010). Motivating Diabetes Management at Camp: A Seamless Approach 60th Annual Cortland Recreation Conference, Research Symposium Cortland, NY.
Clancy, T., Gibson, V. and Hill, E. L. (November 4, 2010). The League 56 Academy: An Evolution of an After-school Recreation Program 60th Annual Cortland Recreation Conference Cortland, NY.
Anderson, L., Hill, E. L., Shellman, A. and Todd, S. (April 22, 2010). A Culture of Sustainability in an Academic Department 1st Annual SUNY Cortland Sustainability Week Cortland, NY.
Brown, L., Anderson, L., Hill, E. L. and Vansickly, C. (April 22, 2010). The Formula for a Successful Bike Share Program 1st Annual SUNY Cortland Sustainability Week Cortland, NY.
Miller, J., Hill, E. L., Shellman, A., Brown, L. and Ramsing, R. (April 2, 2010). Measuring the Educational Impact of Promoting Environmental Awareness in Kids (PEAK): The Development and Implementation of a New Scale 14th Annual SUNY Cortland Scholar’s Day Cortland, NY.
Brown, L., Anderson, L., Hill, E. L. and Vansickle, C. (April 2, 2010). The SUNY Cortland Community Bike Program: 5 Years and Growing Strong 14th Annual SUNY Cortland Scholar’s Day Cortland, NY.
Goldenberg, M., Fellows, S., Hill, E. L. and Gomez, E. (March 20, 2010). Pacific Crest Trail Hikers: An Examination of Outcomes 22nd Annual Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium Bolton Landing, NY.
Hill, E. L., Shellman, A., Brown, L., Wetzel, J. and Miller, J. (March 17, 2010). Promoting Environmental Awareness in Kids (PEAK). 70th Annual New York State Recreation and Park Society AnnualConference: Parks & Recreation…Expanding Horizons Saratoga Springs, NY.
Miller, J., Hill, E. L., Shellman, A., Ramsing, R., Brown, L. and Gomez, E. (March 2, 2010). Measuring the Educational Impact of Promoting Environmental Awareness in Kids (PEAK): The Development and Implementation of a New Scale 22nd Annual Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium Bolton Landing, NY.
Hill, E. L., Goldenberg, M., Gomez, E., Fellows, S., Freidt, B. and Hill, L. (January 9, 2010). Comparison of Appalachian Trail and Pacific Crest Trail Hikers: Motivations and Benefits Coalition for Education in the Outdoors, Tenth Biennial Research Symposium Bradford Woods, IN.
Hill, E. L., Freidt, B., Goldenberg, M. and Gomez, E. ( 2009). Exploring Motives for Hiking the Appalachian Trail: Using a Means-end Approach Northeast Recreation Research Symposium Bolton Landing, NY.
Brown, L., Hill, E. L., Todd, S., Cosnett, E. and Shellman, A. (November 5, 2009). Afterschool Programming: The League 56 Academy 59th Annual Cortland Recreation Conference Cortland, NY.
Hill, E. L., Freidt, B., Goldenberg, M. and Gomez, E. (April 25, 2009). Exploring Motives for Hiking the Appalachian Trail: Using a Means-end Approach Northeast Recreation Research Symposium Bolton Landing, NY.
Freidt, B., Hill, E. L., Goldenberg, M., Gomez, E. and Hill, L. (March 25, 2009). A Benefits-Based Study of Appalachian Trail Users: Validation and Application of the Benefits of Hiking Scale Northeast Recreation Research Symposium Bolton Landing, NY.
Anderson, L., Hill, E. L. and Shellman, A. (March 19, 2009). Evaluate [or Perish] and Flourish. New York State Recreation and Park Society Annual Conference: Leadership and Legacy Long Island, NY.
Hill, E. L., Shellman, A. and Brown, L. (March 19, 2009). From Recess to Recreation Time: Engaging 5th & 6thGraders through Resiliency-based Programming New York State Recreation and Park Society Annual Conference: Leadership and Legacy Long Island, NY.
  • 2016: Best Paper Award Nominee,Editorial Board, Journal of Leisure Research
  • 2014: College of Education’s Most Collaborative Award, Old Dominion University
  • 2014: ODU Community Service Award , Old Dominion University
  • 2004: Outstanding Ph.D. Student of the academic year , Dept of Parks,Recreation and Tourism (University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT)
  • 2003: Inspirational Ph.D. Student of the academic year, Dept of Parks,Recreation and Tourism (University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT)
  • 2003: Outstanding Utah Therapeutic Recreation Student ,