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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… 

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. 

A person snowboarding on a mountainside - Beijing Winter Olympics a Cautionary Climate Tale, Expert Says - College of Natural Resources News - NC State University

Feb 10, 2022

Beijing Winter Olympics a Cautionary Climate Tale, Expert Says

The ideal conditions for winter sports are becoming increasingly scarce as climate change progresses. 

Feb 8, 2022

Remembering Dave Olsen, Early Advocate for Sport and Entertainment

When what is now called PNC Arena opened in 1999, arena general manager Davin “Dave” Olsen celebrated by doing his dance version of the “Funky Chicken.” Olsen, who went on… 

Tony Rosselli Playing Golf - Faculty Feature: Meet Tony Rosselli - Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at NC State University

Sep 17, 2021

Faculty Feature: Meet Tony Rosselli

Tony Rosselli is the Internship Coordinator and Director of Player Development in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management. He is teaching PRT 211: Golf Management II and PRT… 

Kimberly Pettaway Football Association - Faculty Feature: Meet Kimberly Pettaway Willis - Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at NC State University

Sep 2, 2021

Faculty Feature: Meet Kimberly Pettaway Willis

Kimberly Pettaway Willis is an Assistant Teaching Professor in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management. She is teaching PRT 478: Sustainable Sport Facility Management and two sections of… 

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… 

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… 

World Cup Final - Summer School 2021: Psychological and Cultural Dimensions of Sport - Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at NC State University

Apr 29, 2021

Summer School 2021: Psychological and Cultural Dimensions of Sport

Summer classes give you an extra chance to complete courses and stay on track or get ahead in your degree program. For those wishing to graduate early, summer courses let… 

Sport and Film Sign - Summer School 2021: Sport & Film - Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at NC State University

Apr 15, 2021

Summer School 2021: Sport & Film

Summer classes give you an extra chance to complete courses and stay on track or get ahead in your degree program. For those wishing to graduate early, summer courses let…