Corrine Pruett has served as the Coordinator for Youth Programming, Customer Service, and Events for Campus Recreation at West Virginia University since May of 2019. She received her Bachelor of Science in Recreation and Tourism Management from Central Washington University (CWU) and her Master of Science in Community Recreation Management from the University of North Carolina Greensboro (UNCG).
Corrine began her journey in campus recreation while attending CWU as a challenge course facilitator, trip leader, and shop attendant for the Outdoor Pursuits and Rentals program. After taking on the role of student supervisor, she immersed herself in more areas of campus recreation by spending time working in intramural sports, facilities, special events, and student development. Deciding to turn her passion into a profession, she served as the Graduate Assistant of Facilities for the Department of Recreation and Wellness while attending graduate school at UNCG. Over the years, Corrine has developed an understanding of and appreciation for campus recreation as a catalyst for change impacting student success and overall well-being.
Corrine joined NIRSA in 2015 and has been involved in many capacities as a conference volunteer, presenter, committee member, and the 2018 - 2019 Region II Student Leader.
In her free time, Corrine enjoys being outside, traveling to new places, CrossFit, and spending time with family, friends, and her cat Fisher Louise.
Things you wouldn’t expect about Corrine:
- She grew up on a small island in the Pacific Northwest, only accessible by ferry boat.
- In 2014, she summited Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa.
- Her entire family shares the same initials: Chris, Cheryl, Corrine, Chester, and Clyde.