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Parks and Recreation Tourism Management

Jan 24, 2023

Allie Crawford Applies Her Experience and Expertise to Older Adults

Alexandra “Allie” Crawford has been working in parks and recreation since 2014, during which time she has created and delivered recreational activities for citizens in Greensboro, Durham, Winston Salem, Burlington,… 

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Jan 13, 2023

North Carolina to Host University World Games in 2029

North Carolina has been awarded hosting rights for the 2029 World University Games. The vote happened at the organization’s meeting this week in Lake Placid, NY which is hosting the… 

Dec 1, 2022

Antarctica Day Recognizes the Anniversary of the Signing of the Antarctic Treaty

Antarctica Day is celebrated on December 1st, yet this annual event is probably not on your calendar and you may not own a True South Flag. The celebration started only… 

Nov 21, 2022

American Indian Heritage Celebration at North Carolina Museum of History

“Indigenous people are still here!” This was the theme for the 2022 American Indian Heritage Celebration held at the North Carolina Museum of History on Saturday, November 19th. Kicking off… 

Visitors paddling on the Coharie River in Sampson County, NC

Nov 17, 2022

Paddling with the Coharie Tribe: A People-First Tourism Experience

One part tourism research lab and one part business, People-First Tourism (P1tLab) is a social start-up created via professors at NC State. It is both a movement and a company that… 

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… 

Beth Wilson ('72, '74) and Mary Bethel ('71)

Oct 13, 2022

NC Senior Games and PRTM Have Long History of Partnering for Success

Ready. Set. Game On! An experience like no other, the North Carolina Senior Games (NCSG) is a statewide olympic program for adults 50 years of age and “better.” Not only… 

Corey Johnson taking a break on a hike

Oct 12, 2022

Faculty Feature: Meet Corey Johnson

Corey Johnson was named the Karla A. Henderson Distinguished Professor, the first funded distinguished professorship in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at NC State’s College of Natural Resources.… 

Curling USA Team Members on the Ice

Sep 13, 2022

USA Curling Partners with NC State to Conduct National Survey

The sport of curling has experienced unprecedented growth over the past several years, and with this growth, it is important to understand who is partaking in the sport, how often… 

Person holding a plant

Aug 5, 2022

A Tree Planter’s Guide to Environmental Justice

In a recent paper, researchers from NC State described a series of environmental justice strategies to guide tree planting, greening or park planning efforts