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Eddie poses at park

May 10, 2023

5 Questions with Park Technician Eddie Sykes

Eddie Sykes graduated in 2022 with a degree in parks, recreation and tourism management. He now works as a park technician of operations for Blue Jay Point and Green Hills county parks. 

Kamila poses in front of cityscape

Apr 12, 2023

5 Questions with Prescriptive Data Account Manager Kamila Edwards

Edwards, who graduated with a bachelor's degree in sustainable materials and technology in 2018, now works for Prescriptive Data. 

Tiffany Moore stands beside a net filled with butterflies

Mar 2, 2023

5 Questions with Butterfly Specialist Tiffany Moore

Moore, who graduated with a bachelor's degree in environmental sciences in 2017, now works as a butterfly specialist for the fifth-largest zoo in the nation. 

Close-up of Hailey Post

Feb 6, 2023

5 Questions with Visit Raleigh Administration Manager Hailey Post

Post '21 graduated from the parks, recreation and tourism management program and now works for Visit Raleigh. 

Nathan Honeycutt stands in front of machinery

Jan 25, 2023

5 Questions with Continuous Improvement Manager Nathan Honeycutt

Honeycutt '18 now works at Arauco, a global manufacturer of forest products. 

Close-up of Daniel Lussier

Jan 16, 2023

PRTSM Online Grad Appreciates His Journey Spanning Three Decades

Daniel Lussier '22 shares the story of how he discovered his career path with the help of the online Master of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sports Management degree program at NC State. 

Close-up of K.O. Summerville.

Nov 16, 2022

K.O. Summerville Named 2022 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year

Summerville's 34-year career with the North Carolina Forest Service was crucial to the establishment of new forests all over the state. 

Graduates stand together and embrace each other during the commencement ceremony at PNC Arena.

Nov 16, 2022

USDA Chief Scientist Chavonda Jacobs-Young To Deliver NC State Fall Commencement Address

Three-time NC State alumna Chavonda Jacobs-Young returns to deliver the commencement address to summer and fall graduates. 

NC State alumnus Melinda Martinez samples methane in the water at Cypress Creek National Wildlife Refuge in Illinois.

Sep 13, 2022

Forestry Alumni Melinda Martinez Recognized with Sulzman Award

Martinez '21 received the award for her study exploring greenhouse gas emissions in ghost forests. 

Alyssa Stroker- Five Questions with Research Analyst Alyssa Stroker - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

May 11, 2022

5 Questions with Research Analyst Alyssa Stroker

Stroker '20 now works at Longwoods International, a tourism market research consulting firm.