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Aug 27, 2020

Connecting Environmental Youth Summits to Increase Impact

Lauren Gibson, recently named a National Geographic Young Explorer, seeks to empower young people to solve environmental problems.

Aug 26, 2020

DASA Needs Volunteers to Help Students in Quarantine

Isolation/Quarantine Student Check In Calls – Employees are needed to call students who have been assigned to isolation/quarantine on a daily basis. Calls can be made from anywhere and it is just to check on the student, see how they […]

Aug 26, 2020

Graduate Student Association Welcomes New Officers

The University Graduate Student Association (GSA) is a student-led group that represents and acts on behalf of Graduate Students at NC State to improve the satisfaction and scholarship of members during their time at the university. The GSA serves graduate […]

Aug 26, 2020

How Oil and Gas Drilling Could Disrupt the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

A plan to open the refuge to drilling could negatively impact wildlife and tourist.

Aug 25, 2020

Tee Time: A Conversation with a Head Golf Professional

We sat down with Jessie Apt, a 2015 Professional Golf Management and Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management graduate, to talk about career as a head golf professional.

Aug 20, 2020

Fall 2020 Undergraduate Courses Move Online

Directional signs in classroom buildings to help students find socially distant seating. Photo by Becky Kirkland. NC State announced that all undergraduate courses will move to online instruction beginning Monday, Aug. 24. The majority of course hours are already online, […]

Aug 19, 2020

Five Questions with Athletic Coordinator Garrit Soney

We sat down with Garrit Soney, a 2019 Parks, Recreation, and Tourism graduate, to talk about his experience as an Athletic Coordinator and time at NC State.

Aug 18, 2020

Researchers Strive to Boost NC’s Oyster Tourism Industry

The cultivation of oysters is a rapidly growing industry in the state,” said Dr. Whitney Knollenberg, Assistant Professor in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management. “North Carolina produces exceptional oysters; we’ve been called the ‘Napa Valley of oysters’ […]

Aug 17, 2020

Dr. Jonathan Casper Receives Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award

Dr. Jonathan Casper has received the Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award. The award recognizes excellence in teaching at all levels. Faculty must receive the Outstanding Teacher Award in order to be eligible for the Board of Governors Award for […]

Aug 17, 2020

Changes in Preservation Policy Needed in Era of Climate Change

Researchers at NC State’s Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management contend landmarks facing climate threats could transform. They also believe that decisions about how important landmarks can and should change need to be guided by the values of descendants of people […]