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Parks Recreation and Tourism Management

Three people view a waterfall

Sep 21, 2022

How Outdoor Adventures Can Help Students Bond

Facing adversity on outdoor adventures helped students make meaningful connections, even across differences, an NC State study found. 

Bronze wolf sculptures near the free expression tunnel

Sep 20, 2022

These NC State Students Are Tomorrow’s Climate Leaders

Three students from the College of Natural Resources have been named to the 2022 cohort of the KIETS Climate Leaders Program at NC State. 

NC State student Sonia Preisser

Sep 9, 2022

Meet KIETS Climate Leaders Scholar Sonia Preisser

Preisser is one of three students in the College of Natural Resources to be named to the 2022 cohort of the KIETS Climate Leaders Program. 

NC State student Mason Cook inputs data on a computer

Aug 11, 2022

Greensboro Grasshoppers Intern Mason Cook Develops Sport Management Skills

Cook, a senior majoring in sport management, recently spent the summer as the front office and merchandise intern for the minor league baseball team. 

Person holding a plant

Aug 10, 2022

A Tree Planter’s Guide to Environmental Justice

NC State researchers discuss environmental justice strategies to guide tree planting, greening or park planning efforts. 

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Aug 5, 2022

New Karla A. Henderson Distinguished Professor Named

Corey Johnson comes to NC State from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, where he is a professor in the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies. He teaches courses on inclusive social justice, recreation, gender and sexuality, qualitative research methods, and the philosophy of science. 

NC State student Micaela Nardino poses for a photo in front of the Twiddy and Company headquarters in Corolla, North Carolina.

Aug 5, 2022

Twiddy & Company Intern Micaela Nardino Promotes Outer Banks Tourism

This summer, Nardino is interning with Twiddy & Company in Corolla, North Carolina. 

Students work in the Entrepreneurship Clinic (Garage, E-clinic) on Centennial Campus. Photo by Marc Hall

Jul 25, 2022

New Program Aims to Grow Tomorrow’s Leaders

The program, which is expected to launch in the spring of 2023, will be led by Jason Bocarro, a professor of parks, recreation and tourism management. 

Tiger sharks

Jul 21, 2022

How ‘Shark Week’ Could Inspire Love For Ocean Predators

Findings from a new study indicate positive YouTube videos could be a useful tool for shark conservation. 

Jul 20, 2022

NC State Project Promotes STEM Education at Dillard Drive Elementary

NC State faculty and students mentored more than 100 second graders in learning about pollination and other topics.