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Awards and Honors

Oct 25, 2022

Department Awards and Honors 2021-2022

Faculty, staff, students and alumni from NC State’s department of parks, recreation and tourism management garnered significant recognition for their accomplishments over the past year. Here are a few highlights. Kathryn… 

Erin Seekamp at NC Coast

Jun 8, 2022

Erin Seekamp Named Goodnight Distinguished Professor of Coastal Resilience and Sustainability

NC State’s College of Natural Resources, along with the Office of University Interdisciplinary Programs, announced that Erin Seekamp, a professor of parks, recreation and tourism management and an extension tourism specialist in… 

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… 

From left: Lori, Jon and James Worthington

Mar 29, 2022

New Scholarship Established for Parks and Recreation Students

For NC State alumni James “Jake” Worthington, donor support was pivotal in helping him pursue his lifetime dream of becoming a recreational and commercial fisherman in the Outer Banks. Now his parents, Jon and Lori, are #GivingPack to help other NC State students pursue their dreams. 

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… 

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. 

NC State Talley - Zeynab Jouzi Joins AIARD Future Leaders Forum - Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at NC State University

Jun 20, 2021

Zeynab Jouzi Joins AIARD Future Leaders Forum

Each year, the Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development (AIARD) awards a scholarship to one student participating in the Future Leaders Forum who personifies the values of the association;… 

A female hunter - The Next Generation of Hunters Could Look Different - Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at NC State University

May 10, 2021

The Next Generation of Hunters Could Look Different

An NC State study found a diverse group of potential hunters in a survey of college students. 

Kimberly Bush Writing - Kimberly Bush Receives 2020-2021 Faculty Advising Award - Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at NC State University

Mar 18, 2021

Kimberly Bush Receives 2020-2021 Faculty Advising Award

NC State recently honored five exceptionally deserving advisors from across the university at the 2020-2021 NC state University Undergraduate Academic Advising Awards Ceremony. Kimberly Bush, Associate Teaching Professor and Director of…