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Tag: Parks Recreation and Tourism Management

Invictus Games Opening Ceremony

May 10, 2016

Leaving a Mega-Sport Impact: Invictus Games

Two Sport Management majors travel to Orlando, Florida to conduct hands-on research about the impact of the Invictus Games on injured service men and women. 

Students at Hill Camp

Apr 20, 2016

Extending the Earth Day Impact

The College of Natural Resources celebrates Earth Day year-round through three Outreach and Extension programs that impact global industry and the greater North Carolina community. 

A student rides his bike by the Belltower.

Apr 12, 2016

Road Worrier: Little bikers shrug off their training wheels

Future Wolfpack students enjoy learning how to ride a bike at an open street festival. 


Jan 7, 2016

Start-Up Connects Micro-Entrepreneurs With Tourists

Researchers at NC State University say they’ve created a way for the public to easily find and connect with these smallest of small business owners, who often not only serve as experts at their crafts but are also top-notch tour guides in their community. 

Football Compost Volunteers

Dec 5, 2015

Turning NC State Athletics Green

A collaborative effort between College of Natural Resources faculty and six other campus partners is moving NC State football toward zero waste. 

OptOutside Campaign

Nov 24, 2015

REI Closes Stores to Encourage Employees to Get Outside

This year, outdoor recreation company REI has announced that it will close all 143 store locations and pay its 12,000 employees to get outdoors. 

Lake Raleigh

Nov 13, 2015

Why a Trip to the Park Is Good For Your Health

Parks have important social and community development benefit -- they make urban neighborhoods more livable and increase people’s sense of community.