Matthew Ebbott, M.S.

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Senior Lecturer in Recreation & Outdoor Education and Environment & Sustainability, Director of First-Year Seminar Program

Education
B.A., John Carroll University, History and Secondary Education, 1995
M.S., Western Illinois University, Recreation, Park & Tourism Administration, 2001
Phone
970.943.2115
Email
mebbott@western.edu
Office Location
Paul Wright Gym 222

Biography

Courses Taught

  • ROE 182: Introduction to Leisure and Recreation
  • ROE 189: Principles of Outdoor Recreation
  • ROE 283: Recreation Leadership
  • ROE 333: Ski Marketing & Public Relations
  • ROE 398: Program Planning
  • ROE 464: Travel & Tourism
  • ROE 466: Management of Recreation Facilities
  • ROE 473: Wilderness Education Association National Standards Program
  • ROE 490: Recreation Philosophy & Ethics
  • ENVS 100: Introduction to Environment and Sustainability

Hobbies

Playing hockey, telemark skiing, snowboarding, golf, backpacking, philosophy, history, theology.

Favorite Quotes

“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs, ask yourself what makes you come alive, and go do that, because what the world needs is more people who have come alive."

“If you are a person arguing with the processes of life, you are like a rock trying to argue with a stream.” —Lao Tzu

“Veni, Vidi, Vici” —Caesar

"Illegitimi non carborundum"