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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… 

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,… 

Gazprom Arena in St. Petersburg, Russia - Putin's Invasion of Ukraine Will Impact Russian Sports For Decades - College of Natural Resources News - NC State University

Mar 15, 2022

Putin’s Invasion of Ukraine Will Impact Russian Sports For Decades

Russian sports teams will face a decline in fan support, ticket sales, and access to international talent. 

Musher with huskies on snowy trail

Mar 10, 2022

PRTM Hosts Timely Seminar on Transformative Tourism

NC State’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management (PRTM) hosted the first seminar of 2022 on February 25th featuring Joelle Soulard, assistant professor in the Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism… 

Rashawn King giving thumbs-up with NC State wolf stuffed animal on shoulder

Feb 16, 2022

Celebrating Black Excellence: Rashawn King is Promoting Parks and Recreation

King, a regional consultant for Recreation Resources Service at NC State, provides grant administration, technical assistance, and educational sessions to parks and recreation departments in North Carolina. 

Dec 16, 2021

Student Spotlight: Benjamin Wood and the Path to Graduation

NC State’s fall 2021 commencement ceremonies were finally held in person after a year of celebrating educational milestones online. The College of Natural Resources ceremony took place on Monday, December 13,… 

PRTM Associate Department Head Kim Bush and Student Sydney Jordan

Dec 2, 2021

Tips for Teaching in a Pandemic

The final seminar for PRTM featured several award-winning teaching faculty sharing stories and strategies for providing quality education during this challenging and dynamic period. Assembled under the now infamous ‘big… 

Rasul Mowatt, PRTM Department Head teaching a class and Book Cover

Dec 2, 2021

CNR Names New PRTM Department Head

Nationally recognized author, Rasul Mowatt is a renowned professor dedicated to researching social justice and the geographies of race. He recently published a new book titled The Geographies of Threat… 

Harvest Festival Assistants -PRTM Students Apply Learnings at Clayton Harvest Festival - Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management

Nov 9, 2021

PRTM Students Apply Learnings at Clayton Harvest Festival

Twelve NC State students in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management (PRTM) collected data for an economic impact study of the Clayton Harvest Festival. Working with Ann Savage, Tourism…