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Author: Emma Gosalvez

May 20, 2022

Olivia Vilá is Creating Equitable, Resilient Communities

As a Knauss Fellow, Vilá is working to incorporate environmental justice in federal community resilience projects. 

Nov 24, 2021

Graduation to Vocation: Coordinating Operations for the USL Academy

Holden Hartzog will soon graduate with a bachelor’s degree in sport management. Upon graduation, he will begin working for the United Soccer League in Tampa, Florida. 

victoria hikes at Yellowstone - Not Your Average Summer: Sustainable Outdoor Experiences - Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at NC State University

Jul 28, 2021

Not Your Average Summer: Creating Sustainable Outdoor Experiences

Victoria Fuda, a senior majoring in parks, recreation and tourism management, discusses her hospitality internship at the country’s first national park. 

Sydney Jordan - Not Your Average Summer: Supporting Youth Athletes in Houston - Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at NC State University

Jul 7, 2021

Not Your Average Summer: Supporting Youth Athletes in Houston

As an intern for the Harris County Houston Sports Authority in Texas, Sydney Jordan is helping support the city’s 2021 AAU Junior Olympic Games. 

Golfers on Course - Teeing Off for a Good Cause: Annual Fundraiser Supports Student Scholarships - Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at NC State University

Jun 22, 2021

Teeing Off for a Good Cause: Annual Fundraiser Supports Student Scholarships

The College of Natural Resources’ Second Annual Golf Tournament raised $7,000 for scholarship funds for PGA Golf Management and Paper Science and Engineering students. 

Charlynne stands in front of Town of Mills River sign - Women in Natural Resources: Meet Charlynne Smith - Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at NC State University

Mar 17, 2021

Women in Natural Resources: Meet 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. 

Roslynn poses in front of Congaree National Park sign - Black Excellence: Field Researcher Roslynn Powell - Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at NC State University

Feb 22, 2021

Black Excellence: Field Researcher Roslynn Powell

Powell, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, is studying the emotional labor of interpreting enslavement at heritage sites. 

Dec 14, 2020

Nature Gap: Why Outdoor Spaces Lack Diversity and Inclusion

People of color may be far less likely to engage in outdoor recreation, largely due to historic and modern-day discrimination, but they have played a significant role — and still do — in public parks systems. 

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Nov 6, 2020

Sport and the Environment: What is the Connection?

Sport can negatively impact the environment, something teams and colleges across the country are working to remedy. 

Dillard Drive and NC State students pose for group photo on basketball court

Oct 21, 2020

Partnerships Foster Community Outreach and Engagement

Students in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management strive to actively engage with local communities and schools. Here are some of the department’s most recent community partnerships and community engagement opportunities: