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Tag: Parks Recreation and Tourism Management

Tee Time: A Conversation with a Golf Club Fitter, College of Natural Resources, Ben Freundt fitting a club - feature

Aug 5, 2020

Tee Time: A Conversation with a Golf Club Fitter

Ben Freundt graduated with a degree in Professional Golf Management in 2017. We sat down with him to talk about his career as a club fitter and time at NC State. 

Silhouette of a child fishing.

Aug 5, 2020

To Bond with Nature, Kids Need Solitary Activities Outdoors

A new study found solitary activities like hunting, fishing or exploring outside are key to building strong bonds between children and nature. 

Dean Watzin Message

Aug 5, 2020

Faculty Continue Course Quality Achievements

Edwin Lindsay, Assistant Professor in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, has earned a certification from Quality Matters. 

Passport and camera on top of a map

Jul 29, 2020

The Impact of COVID-19 on Tourism

The world and the tourism industry were forever changed due to COVID-19. Get the latest data on this vital industry and the people who rely on it. 

Sean Fairholm on golf course

Jul 28, 2020

Tee Time: A Conversation With a Golf Journalist

Sean Fairholm, a 2014 PGA Golf Management alumnus, talks about his time at NC State and career as a golf writer for Global Golf Post. 

work table and garden plots in a large fenced-in area

Jul 23, 2020

A Research Roadmap for Bringing Nature to Schools

Green schoolyards could be a huge boost for kids. These researchers want to prove it. 

Luke Davis feature

Jul 22, 2020

Tee Time: A Conversation With a Golf Entrepreneur and Designer

We sat down with Luke Davis to talk about his time in NC State's PGA Golf Management program and career as a golf entrepreneur. 

children holding apples during agritourism experience

Jul 7, 2020

Agritourism Experiences Increase Consumers’ Pro-Environmental Behaviors

Researchers in NC State's Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management hope to create more support for agritourism experiences. 

5 Questions with Ronald McDondald House Events Coordinator Ellison Lambert, College of Natural Resources, Ellison Lambert

Jun 30, 2020

Five Questions with Ronald McDonald House Events Coordinator Ellison Lambert

Ellison Lambert graduated with a degree in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management in 2019 and is now working as the Events Coordinator for the Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill. 

Jun 23, 2020

As NC Parks Re-Open, Officials Tackle New Challenges and Precautions

North Carolina officials are tackling new challenges as parks reopen.