Katie Wall
  • Katie Wall
  • Assistant Professor of Outdoor Recreation Management, Director of the BB&T Leadership Initiative

  • Email: wallk@lmc.edu
  • Phone: 828.898.2484
  • Office: School of Business Offices (Pinnacle Inn)
  • Department: Academics


MS, University of Mississippi
BS, Elon University

Common Courses Taught

Introduction to Outdoor Recreation
Outdoor Teaching & Facilitation
Outdoor Living Skills
Outdoor Leadership Skills
Outdoor Recreation Internship
Contemporary Issues in Outdoor Recreation

Scholarly and Professional Achievements

I am currently working on my doctorate in Educational Leadership from Appalachian State University.

I am a Wilderness Emergency Medical Technical (WEMT) and work as Faculty for Landmark Learning and the Wilderness Medicine Institute of the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) teaching Leave No Trace Outdoor Ethics and Wilderness Medicine Courses.  

Institutional Service and Responsibilities

I serve as the Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor for the Outdoor Recreation Management program in the School of Business and Management and am also the Director of the BB&T Leadership Initiative. I serve as the Circle Coordinator for Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) National Leadership Honor Society am the Faculty Advisor for the Organic Gardening Club and oversee the Lees-McRae Community Garden.

Personal Interests

I love the outdoors and am so excited to be creating Lees-McRae's new Outdoor Recreation Management program.