Professor Julie Dunn Passed Away July 5th
Dr. Julia Kennon Dunn, 56, of Tallahassee, Fla., passed away Sunday, July 5, 2009, at Big Bend Hospice. Shortly after her birth in Tallahassee, Julie's family moved to St. Petersburg, Fla., where Julie spent her early life. After graduation from Lakewood High, Julie returned to Tallahassee to obtain her Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Education, majoring in Therapeutic Recreation. Julie was a member of the Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority. A Doctoral degree from the University of Illinois completed her formal education. Her passion for learning and research continued while teaching at several universities across the country. Julie returned to Florida State in 1991 to join the faculty in the Recreation and Leisure Services Administration Program. She was active in both the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation and the American Therapeutic Recreation Association.