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Sep 21, 2021

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.

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 212: Golf Instructor Development. An Interview with Tony Where were […]

Sep 9, 2021

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‚Äôs 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, […]

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 PRT 286: Writing and Speaking in Sports Organizations. An Interview […]

Aug 27, 2021

A Summer of Learning

College of Natural Resources students build on classroom knowledge through internships, summer camps and more.

Aug 26, 2021

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; […]

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 vividly remembers her mom letting her stay up late on […]

Aug 6, 2021

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.

Aug 5, 2021

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% […]

Aug 4, 2021

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.