Study Finds Natural Outdoor Spaces Are Less Common at Schools
NC State researchers found natural spaces like woods or gardens were relatively rare in a small sample of elementary and middle schools in Wake County.
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 212: Golf Instructor Development. An Interview with Tony Where were […]
September Seminar: Outdoor Recreation and Park Management in Korea
Save the date for the first seminar for the 2021-2022 school year from NC State’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management. Each PRTM seminar is part of a series of talks, workshops and activities designed to share research highlights, […]
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 PRT 286: Writing and Speaking in Sports Organizations. An Interview […]
A Summer of Learning
College of Natural Resources students build on classroom knowledge through internships, summer camps and more.
Faculty Feature: Meet Nathan Williams
Nathan Williams is a Teaching Assistant Professor in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management. Williams is teaching PRT 152: Introduction to Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Event Management; PRT 250: Facilities Management in Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Event Management; […]
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 vividly remembers her mom letting her stay up late on […]
4 low-cost ways to create safe public spaces where all kids can play
Experts describe four ways for communities to create opportunities for more play for children.
The Hunting Type: Recruiting Conservationists on College Campuses
Hunters in the United States numbered nearly 17 million in 1980. By 2016, the number had fallen to 11.5 million, according to data from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. That survey found that 90% of hunters are male, 97% […]
Five Questions with Parks and Recreation Director Cory Tobin
Tobin, who graduated with an online Master of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport Management degree in 2016, is managing a team that maintains an 84-acre park system with 17 different facilities.