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Jun 16, 2021

An Olympic-Sized Problem

Despite the Olympics’ mission to inspire international unity and peace through sport, the event has faced criticism from advocacy organizations over human rights violations committed by host cities and their governments.

May 20, 2021

Summer School 2021: PRTM Courses to Consider

For those wishing to graduate early, summer courses let you cross off required classes so you can take others during the fall and spring. You can shave a semester or two off of your college career. It’s not to late, […]

May 17, 2021

Study Offers Insights for Mapping ‘Coastal Squeeze’ Impacts to Historical, Natural Sites

NC State researchers mapped the impact of the “coastal squeeze” of sea-level rise and development on historical, environmental and cultural sites on Johns Island, South Carolina.

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 degree in Information and Computer Technology from East Carolina University […]

May 10, 2021

The Next Generation of Hunters Could Look Different

An NC State study found a diverse group of potential hunters in a survey of college students.

May 6, 2021

Preparing Tomorrow’s Park Planners

As the Raleigh-Durham real estate market continues to attract attention on a national scale, Triangle park planners and recreation managers are also in high demand. Each city and town is striving to create or enhance parks, greenways and recreation resources […]

May 5, 2021

The 1,000 Hours Outside Challenge

Could you spend 1,000 hours outside this year? Convinced that time spent in nature can have a profound impact on the body and the mind, Ginny Yurich created the 1,000 Hours Outside challenge. Recently featured on NBC’s TODAY show, Yurich had […]

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 you cross off required classes so you can take others […]

Apr 22, 2021

Staff Spotlight: Meet Gabriella Sinkovic

Gabriella “Gabby” Sinkovic is an Undergraduate Programs Associate for Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management and Professional Golf Management. She joined our department in 2017 and is a passionate recruiter for NC State’s PGA Golf Management program — one of 18 […]

Apr 22, 2021

Summer School 2021: Health, Wellness and the Pursuit of Happiness

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 you cross off required classes so you can take others […]