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Tag: Parks Recreation and Tourism Management

Graduation to Vocation: Promoting North Carolina Golf Gear, College of Natural Resources, Kendall Jane Vaughn, feature

May 6, 2021

Graduation to Vocation: Promoting Golf Gear in North Carolina

Vaughn will graduate in May 2021 with degrees in parks, recreation and tourism management and professional golf management. After graduation, Vaughn will work for STITCH Golf as a sales operations analyst. 

Meet Our Fall 2021 Incoming Students, College of Natural Resources, Wolf Plaza wolf with sun, feature

Apr 22, 2021

Meet Our Fall 2021 Incoming Students

Join us in welcoming the College of Natural Resources' incoming students. 

Students picked up trash at the beach in New Hanover County.

Apr 20, 2021

Officials, Voters, Show More Concern About Plastic Waste in Ocean After Kids’ Presentations

An NC State study shows voters and leaders showed more concern about trash in the ocean after kids' presentations. 

Five Questions with Parks and Recreation Director Sheila Long, College of Natural Resources, Sheila Long, feature

Apr 12, 2021

Five Questions with Parks and Recreation Director Sheila Long

Long '09 currently oversees parks and recreation planning and operations for the town of Zebulon in North Carolina. In this Q&A, she reflects on her position and how the College of Natural Resources helped to prepare her. 

Muddy Sneakers program uses the outdoors to engage kids in science.

Apr 8, 2021

For Girls, Learning Science Outside Linked to Better Grades, Knowledge

NC State researchers found an outdoor science program was linked to higher average grades and an increase in a measure of science knowledge for a group of fifth grade girls in North Carolina. 

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Apr 2, 2021

Analysis: Studies of U.S. National Parks Are Trending Down, Focused on Popular Parks

Research conducted in U.S. national parks has focused largely on five iconic parks, an analysis from NC State researchers found. 

Jordan Hall, The Entrepreneurs Among Us, College of Natural Resources

Mar 29, 2021

Celebrating Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month, we recently spoke with female faculty and staff about their experiences in the field of higher education and their contributions to the College of Natural Resources. 

belltower surrounded by blue sky

Mar 22, 2021

Students Showcase Research at Fourth Annual Graduate Research Symposium

Graduate students and post-doctoral researchers in the NC State’s College of Natural Resources proudly displayed their hard work and dedication virtually at the college’s Fourth Annual Graduate Research Symposium. 

Charlynne stands in front of Town of Mills River sign

Mar 17, 2021

Women in Natural Resources: Recreation Resources Service Director Charlynne Smith

Smith, director of the Recreation Resources Service, talks about her professional journey and the challenges she's faced as a female in the field of natural resources. 

Ryan Jones - Five Questions with Associate Athletics Director Ryan Jones, College of Natural Resources, Ryan Jones, feature - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Mar 16, 2021

Five Questions with Associate Athletics Director Ryan Jones

Jones, who graduated with a degree in sport management in 2011, now serves as the associate athletics director for development and ticketing operations at Western Carolina University.