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Aleashia Brandon

  • MBA

Aleashia graduated from Winston-Salem State University in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Therapeutic Recreation, Cum Laude. She holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from Kaplan University. Aleashia works as Supervisor of the Recreation Therapy program at W. G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center in Salisbury, NC.



Renita Ritchie
Phone: (704) 637-4759

  • MS

Ritchie has extensive training and experience in the field of Therapeutic Recreation and in the administration of a Therapeutic Recreation Program, as well as extensive experience and success in writing and obtaining grants for program expansion. She is an adjunct professor in a Therapeutic Recreation Curriculum.



Patricia R. Whitley PatWhitley.jpg

  • Professor Emerita
  • B.A., Lenoir-Rhyne College
  • M.A., Appalachian State University
  • Ed.D, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Dr. Pat Rice Whitley was a faculty member at Catawba College from 1964 to 2009. During her tenure she coached field hockey, tennis, volleyball, softball, and basketball. She retired after 45 years of service to the college.