B.S. in Leisure Studies - Christopher Newport University
M.S. in Recreation Park and Tourism Administration - Western Illinois University
For more than 20 years, Michael White has dedicated his life to helping others achieve great things through and in the outdoors. Throughout most of his career, White has worked in higher education at such institutions as Christopher Newport University, George Mason University, Darton State College, Garrett College and Frostburg State University.
Highlights of his career have included: managing a fly fishing guide service in southern Utah, teaching wilderness survival in the hill country of Texas, leading mountaineering expeditions in the North Cascades of WA, climbing Mt. Kenya and Mt. Kilimanjaro, SCUBA diving in the limestone caverns of FL, and acting as interim coordinator for the Leisure and the Environment M.S. degree at Wageningen University in the Netherlands. White also volunteers as the Director of Adventure Programming and Education for a voluntourism company based in Karen, Kenya.
When he is not developing programs, working with students, or serving clients, he is often on adventures with two sons, Conner and William.