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Undergraduate Student Profiles

Oct 5, 2022

Park Scholar Isaac Drown Talks About His Journey to NC State

Drown, who is majoring in parks, recreation and tourism management, is one of 42 NC State students to be named to the 27th class of Park Scholars. 

NC State student Micaela Nardino poses for a photo in front of the Twiddy and Company headquarters in Corolla, North Carolina.

Aug 5, 2022

Twiddy Intern Micaela Nardino is Promoting Outer Banks Tourism

This article is part of the Not Your Average Summer series highlighting the internship experiences of both undergraduate and graduate students from the NC State College of Natural Resources. Micaela Nardino is a rising senior studying sustainable tourism and environmental sciences in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management. This summer, Nardino is interning with… 

NC State student Massey Stichter poses in a graduation cap and gown

May 2, 2022

Graduation to Vocation: Massey Stichter is Promoting Outdoor Recreation

Upon graduation, Stichter will work as an outdoor adventure guide for The Road Less Traveled. 

Lauren Petro - Student Spotlight: Lauren Petro - Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at NC State University

Nov 9, 2021

Student Spotlight: Lauren Petro

A senior in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, Lauren Petro was recently inducted into the Alpha Chapter of Rho Phi Lambda, NC State’s Honorary Professional Recreation, Park and… 

Massey Featured Photo - Student Spotlight: Massey Stichter - Parks Recreation and Tourism Management as NC State University

Oct 7, 2021

Student Spotlight: Massey Stichter

Massey Stichter facilitating a customized challenge course for students enrolled in enrolled in PRT/HESM 214: Introduction to Adventure Education at Schenck Forest. 

Playing the Long Game Ad - Jim Rooney and Partner Launch "Playing the Long Game" - Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at NC State University

Mar 24, 2021

Jim Rooney and Partner Launch “Playing the Long Game”

Earlier this year, PRTM was honored to host Jim Rooney, author of “A Different Way to Win,” to hear about his late father’s mission to bring about equity in the… 

Dillard Drive and NC State students pose for group photo on basketball court

Oct 21, 2020

Partnerships Foster Community Outreach and Engagement

Students in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management strive to actively engage with local communities and schools. Here are some of the department’s most recent community partnerships and community engagement opportunities: 

Student Martina Nordstrand Standing Outside - Meet Our Fall 2020 Incoming Students - Parks Recreation and Tourism Management NC State University

Aug 6, 2020

Meet Our Fall 2020 Incoming Students

Join us in welcoming our fall 2020 incoming students. They come from different backgrounds and will be working towards a variety of degrees, but are all connected by the College of Natural Resources to Think and Do. 

Ellie poses with friends - Graduation to Vocation: Promoting Student Athletes - Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at NC State University

Jun 18, 2020

Graduation to Vocation: Promoting Student Athletes

College of Natural Resources graduate Ellie Rinehart’s passion is sport management. Read more about her journey. 

Group of Students - New Minor Aims to Make Students Better Leaders - Parks Recreation and Tourism Management NC State

Jun 17, 2020

New Minor Aims to Make Students Better Leaders

NC State has a new Global Leadership minor, aimed at creating meaningful, global educational experiences.