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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… 

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.… 

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,… 

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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,…