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PRTM Associate Department Head Kim Bush and Student Sydney Jordan

Dec 2, 2021

Tips for Teaching in a Pandemic

The final seminar for PRTM featured several award-winning teaching faculty sharing stories and strategies for providing quality education during this challenging and dynamic period. Assembled under the now infamous ‘big… 

Rasul Mowatt, PRTM Department Head teaching a class and Book Cover

Dec 2, 2021

CNR Names New PRTM Department Head

Nationally recognized author, Rasul Mowatt is a renowned professor dedicated to researching social justice and the geographies of race. He recently published a new book titled The Geographies of Threat… 

Map of a Brooklyn playground showing areas of high and low youth activity

Dec 1, 2021

Introducing the Center for Geospatial Analytics’ New Associate Director of Social and Behavioral Science Applications

The Center is pleased to welcome Aaron Hipp to its team of associate directors, in a new leadership role focused on enhancing research collaborations at the intersection of geospatial analytics and the social sciences. 

Nov 24, 2021

Graduation to Vocation: Coordinating Operations for the USL Academy

Holden Hartzog will soon graduate with a bachelor’s degree in sport management. Upon graduation, he will begin working for the United Soccer League in Tampa, Florida. 

Hayley Tate

Nov 23, 2021

Graduation to Vocation: Hayley Tate is Promoting Wellness through Recreation

Hayley Tate will soon graduate with a master’s degree in parks, recreation, tourism and sport management. She is currently a licensed recreational therapist with UNC Health. 

A park in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Nov 22, 2021

Outdoor Activity Tied to Mental Health of Teens, Young Adults During COVID-19 Pandemic

In two new studies, researchers from NC State found declines in outdoor activity and park use during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic were linked to young adults’, teens’ mental health. 

Harvest Festival Assistants -PRTM Students Apply Learnings at Clayton Harvest Festival - Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management

Nov 9, 2021

PRTM Students Apply Learnings at Clayton Harvest Festival

Twelve NC State students in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management (PRTM) collected data for an economic impact study of the Clayton Harvest Festival. Working with Ann Savage, Tourism… 

Nov 9, 2021

2020-2021 Awards and Honors

NC State’s faculty, staff, students and alumni received recognition for their accomplishments over the past year. Following is a list of awards and honors recently earned by the Parks, Recreation and… 

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… 

King and Floyd - Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management

Nov 2, 2021

Alumni Spotlight: Rashawn King

Rashawn King graduated from NC State with a master’s degree in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management. King is now a Regional Recreation Consultant for NC State’s Recreation Resources Service (RRS) office, the…