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Nov 9, 2021

2020-2021 Awards and Honors

NC State’s faculty, staff, students and alumni received recognition for their accomplishments over the past year. Following is a list of awards and honors recently earned by the Parks, Recreation and… 

King and Floyd - Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management

Nov 2, 2021

Alumni Spotlight: Rashawn King

Rashawn King graduated from NC State with a master’s degree in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management. King is now a Regional Recreation Consultant for NC State’s Recreation Resources Service (RRS) office, the… 

Ellie Whittington - Alumni Spotlight: Ellie Whittington - Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at NC State University

Aug 13, 2021

Alumni Spotlight: Ellie Whittington

From the North Carolina Foothills to the Toyko Olympics Born and reared in the small town of Wilkesboro, Whittington grew up watching a lot of sports with her parents. She… 

Landscape - The Hunting Type: Recruiting Conservationists on College Campuses - Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at NC State University

Aug 5, 2021

The Hunting Type: Recruiting Conservationists on College Campuses

Hunters in the United States numbered nearly 17 million in 1980. By 2016, the number had fallen to 11.5 million, according to data from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.… 

Group Photo - Alumni Spotlight: Lee Brimmage, Jr. - Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at NC State University

May 14, 2021

Alumni Spotlight: Lee Brimmage, Jr.

Lee Brimmage graduated this spring with a master’s degree in Parks, Recreation, Tourism, and Sport Management and a master’s certificate in Sport and Entertainment Venue Management. Lee earned a bachelor’s… 

Group Meeting with Alums - PRTSM Alums Continue to Achieve Career Goals - Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at NC State University

Feb 24, 2021

PRTSM Alums Continue to Achieve Career Goals

NC State’s College of Natural Resources offers an online master’s degree option in Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport Management (PRTSM) for professionals seeking to advance their careers. With an emphasis on… 

Oysters with Lemon and Cocktail Sauce - Improving and Promoting the North Carolina Oyster Trial - Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at NC State University

Feb 3, 2021

Improving and Promoting the North Carolina Oyster Trail

Researchers at NC State are wondering how shellfish fit into our travel plans? So much so that they hope you’ll answer a new survey designed to improve the North Carolina Oyster… 

People First Tourism Team - Farmers in Western NC Featured in Films from NC State Extension - Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at NC State University

Nov 12, 2020

Farmers in Western NC Featured in Films from NC State Extension

The Fork to Farmer team at NC State Extension is proud to share two films that show the innovation and resiliency of farmers and local food vendors who pivoted quickly to… 

Diquon Edmonds - PRTM Alumni Spotlight: Diquan Edmonds - Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at NC State University

Nov 10, 2020

PRTM Alumni Spotlight: Diquan Edmonds

Diquan Edmonds graduated with a master’s degree in parks, recreation and tourism management in 2019. During his time in the College of Natural Resources, he completed his thesis project —… 

Alumni Profile: Diquan Edmonds is Working to Improve Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Parks and Recreation, College of Natural Resources, Diquan Edmonds, feature

Nov 10, 2020

Alumni Profile: Diquan Edmonds is Working to Improve Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Parks and Recreation

Diquan hopes to see traditionally underserved communities reconnect with the outdoors.