Faculty conversations: Dan McCole
Dan McCole, assistant professor of commercial recreation and tourism in the Department of Community, Agriculture, Recreation and Resource Studies, works with businesses to help them attract tourists to Michigan. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/9455
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