Sustaining Our Past, Present and Future at the annual PRTM Alumni and Friends Banquet, join us as we gather to recognize our alumni, celebrate our donors, and honor our scholarship recipients. 

  Friday, April 25, 2014

Plan to make it a  full day of fun and join other CNR Alumni at the Annual CNR Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament or share the fun with the family at the Cornhole Tournament coordinated by the PRTM Rho Phi Lamda Students!

 Visit: cnr.ncsu.edu/prtm/alumni/banquet.php  for more details and to register for all  three events.

 

PRTM Department Head Search Underway

The Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management in the College of Natural Resources is seeking candidates for Department Head.  NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  See the job posting

PRTM Major Nick Gwiazdowski Wins National Wrestling Title!

Photo of wrestler Nick Gwiazdowski

PRTM Major Nick Gwiazdowski topped off his record-breaking season when he defeated defending national champion Tony Nelson of Minnesota.

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PRT Seminar Series

The PRT Seminar Series was developed
by a group of PRTM students interested
in gaining valuabe first-hand
knowledge  of their profession from current practitioners.
 Their goal is to introduce other students to the diverse opportunities available to them while learning the necessary tools to succeed.  Please come join us!   More information can be found at:  go.ncsu.edu/prtseminars

 

 

PRTM Students Quiz Bowl Champions!!!

At this year's NCRPA/SCRPA Joint
Carolinas
 Conference Quiz Bowl competition was fierce between: 
 Appalachian State University, North Carolina Central University and NC State University.  In the end it was NC State's Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management who was victorious.
Congratulations!

 

Dr. Yu-Fai Leung Collaborates with Multiple Agencies

Dr. Yu-Fai Leung has partnered with the National Park Service and the North Carolina Coastal Reserve on two different projects focused on land use management and visitor impact.  Dr. Leung collaborated with the Park Service to develop the Merced River Plan for Yosemite National Park to preserve the park while enhancing visitor experience.  Please visit the New York Times to learn more. Through Dr. Leung's collaboration with the Coastal Reserve, valuable data regarding the impact of visitors on land resources at the Rachel Carlson and Masonboro Island reserves has been collected.  More information can be found at this link.

 

Undergraduates Participate in CNR's Equity & Inclusion Symposium

Make sure to congratulate our many PRTM students who participated in this year's CNR Equity and Inclusion Symposion.  John Newell, Michael Camper and Stephanus presented "Gender Diversity in College Head Coaches", placing 2nd and receiving a $250 book voucher.  Michaela Barnes, Kelsion Moore and Gage Hackney presented "Recreational Programming for Children with 
Developmental Disablities"
placing 3rd and receiving a $150 
book voucher.  Congratulations!

Dr. Jonathan Casper receives Green Brick Award!

Each year the Campus Sustainability Team presents the Green Brick Award to a faculty member, staff member and a student who make outstanding contributions to the environmental sustainability of our campus community.  Dr. Casper was recognized for his work facilitating NC State's first green baseball and football games.  Read more

Welcome Visiting Scholars!

 The purpose of Dr. Fang's visit is to conduct collaborative research with Dr. Yu-Fai Leung on a number of research topics including geotourism, protected area management, and visitor impact monitoring.  He is Professor of China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, China.  Read his CV>>>.

Dr. Injae Lee
is Associate Professor of Tourism Management in the College of Business and Economics at Gachon University in South Korea. Dr. Lee is being hosted by Dr. Myron Floyd and will collaborate on developing a conceptual model and study design to study multi-ethnic families.  Read his CV>>>.

Daniel earned a PhD in Recreation, Park, and Tourism Sciences with an emphasis in youth development from Texas A&M University. Daniel’s work at North Carolina State with Michael Edwards includes several projects related to identifying barriers and facilitators of physical activity with marginalized populations. Read his  CV>>>.

 

 

People First Tourism
Connecting with Nature's Bounty

If your idea of connecting to nature involves a connection with people whose tourism ventures embrace the natural environment — ecology, culture and history — of places a bit off well-worn paths, then you'll love the concept of People_First Tourism. Researchers at NC State's Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management developed People-First Tourism to boost the number of rural tourism entrepreneurs — and enhance rural economies.

"We designed People-First Tourism to assist individuals interested in ... " Read more

 

5-in-5 campaign makes progress towards funding scholarships

5 in 5 Campaign and thermometer, 1.5 in 5 fundedOne down and four to go!!! Thanks to those who have helped us fund our first scholarship.

Students want to study careers in tourism, park, recreation and sport management but current economic conditions make it difficult.  Our alumni and friends are stepping up to help deserving students!  Please help fund these scholarships so students can succeed.

•  Make Your Gift to the 5 IN 5 CAMPAIGN Today!

PRTM Department Head Search Underway
PRTM Major Nick Gwiazdowski Wins National Wrestling Title!
PRT Seminar Series
PRTM Students Quiz Bowl Champions!!!
Dr. Yu-Fai Leung Collaborates with Multiple Agencies
Undergraduates Participate in CNR's Equity & Inclusion Symposium
Dr. Jonathan Casper receives Green Brick Award!
Welcome Visiting Scholars!
People First Tourism <br> Connecting with Nature's Bounty
5-in-5 campaign makes progress towards funding scholarships

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