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Category: Alumni

Apr 22, 2022

Homegrown 2022 Brings PRTM Community Together for Awards and Celebrations

A cherished annual tradition, the Alumni & Friends Celebration for the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management (PRTM) was put on hold during the pandemic, so last week’s gathering… 

Mar 22, 2022

LeadHERship 2022 Celebrates and Inspires Women in Parks and Recreation

Women working in parks and recreation throughout and beyond North Carolina gathered at the Durham Armory on March 16th for several days of networking, celebrating and mentoring. Created in 2011,… 

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

By Cara Lewis 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… 

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…