Wayne State University

Christy David Nolan

Christy David Nolan
Adjunct Faculty, Director Campus Rec
Mort Harris RFC, Room 136

Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5pm

(313)993-4378

Education

Ed.D. Education Leadership & Policy Studies, Higher Ed Administration, Wayne State University

Master's Public Administration,  University of Michigan

BS, Psychology, Penn State University

Responsibilities

Director of Campus Recreation : Intramurals, Club Sports, Adventure Recreation, High Ropes Course, Teambuilding, Open Recreation, Group Fitness, Employee Wellness, Personal Training, Open Recreation, Student Development.

Faculty LFA 2560: Creator and Faculty for the Freshmen Quests Learning Community

Faculty LFA 1310: Intro to Rock Climbing Instructor

Area of Expertise

Learning Communities, First Year Expereince courses, Student Engagement, Student Development, Critical Thinking

Research Interests

FTIAC Retention

Awards & Honors

2015
Learning Community of the Year
2015
Learning Community Coordinator of the Year
2014
Michigan Intramural Recreational Sports Association, Dr. Tom R. Jones MIRSA Outstanding Member Award
2010
Michigan Intramural Recreational Sports Association, Professional Leadership Scholarship Recipient

Presentations

Student Perceptions of Significance Acquired from Participation in an Outdoor Themed Learning Community
Nolan, C., Hill, W., Deebah, R. 2016   Educational session to be presented at the National Learning Community Conference. Atlanta, GA.
The Significance of Student Resources and Networking
Nolan, C., Hill, W., Deebah, R. 2016   Educational session presented at the Great Lakes Regional Student Success Conference. Troy, MI.
Student Perceptions of a Hybrid Learning Community's Impact on Engagement, Persistence, and Retention
Nolan, C., Hill, W. 2015   Educational session presented at the Great Lakes Regional Student Success Conference. Troy, MI.
Keep Your Think Tank Well Fed
Bradshaw, R., Nolan, C. 2014   Educational session presented at the NIRSA National Conference.
The NIRSA Assembly: Current Trends Affecting Our Profession
Nolan, C. 2013   Educational session presented at the MIRSA State Workshop. Ann Arbor, MI.
Just Hopes & Prayers: Running a Club Sports Program Without Any University Funding
Nolan, C. 2012   Educational session presented at the MIRSA State Workshop. Saginaw, MI.
I’m Here, Now What: Student Guide to Professional Networking
Nolan, C. 2012   Educational session presented at the MIRSA State Workshop. Saginaw, MI.
Learning Outcomes of a Campus Recreation Sponsored Academic Learning Community.
Nolan, C., Hill, W. 2011   Educational session presented at the NIRSA National Conference. New Orleans, LA
I’m Here, Now What: Student Guide to Professional Networking
Nolan, C. 2011   Educational session presented at the MIRSA State Workshop. Grand Rapids, MI.
Learning Outcomes of a Campus Recreation Sponsored Academic Learning Community
Nolan, C., Hill, W. 2010   Educational session presented at the Region III Lead On Conference. Detroit, MI State
Learning Outcomes of a Campus Recreation Sponsored Academic Learning Community
Nolan, C., 2010   Poster Presented at the NIRSA National Conference. Anaheim, CA.
An Urban University Outdoor Experience Orientation Program
Nolan, C., Hill, W. 2009   Educational session presented at the AORE Research Symposium. Minneapolis, MN.
Initiating Revenue – Generating Outdoor Orientation Programs
Nolan, C., Hill, W. 2009   Educational session presented at the NIRSA National Conference. Charlotte, NC.
Security Measures in Your Campus Rec Facility
Nolan, C., Scrogin, J. 2008   Educational session presented at the NIRSA National Conference. Austin, TX.
I’m Here, Now What: Student Guide to Professional Networking
Nolan, C. 2008   Educational session presented at the MIRSA State Workshop. Detroit, MI.
Initiating Revenue – Generating Outdoor Orientation Programs
Nolan, C. 2008   Educational session presented at the MIRSA State Workshop. Detroit, MI.
Incorporating International Sports into Campus Recreation
Nolan, C. 2006   . Educational session presented at the MIRSA State Workshop. Auburn Hills, MI.

Publications

Broadening the Learning Community Experience: An Outdoor Orientation Program's Impact on Engagement, Persistence, and Retention
Nolan, Christy David   2013 No. 3602586 Wayne State University, 2013. Ann Arbor: ProQuest.
QUESTS: An Urban University Outdoor Experience Orientation Program As A Retention Vehicle
Nolan, C., Hill, W., & Scrogin, J   2010 Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership Vol. 2 156-158
Freshmen Quests at Wayne State University: Retaining Students
Nolan, C   2009 The Michigan Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Winter 9-10