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Tag: parks recreation and tourism management

Oct 24, 2017

What Motivates College Students to Play Pokémon Go?

Playing Pokémon Go gets students moving, including those who aren't gamers. Public health experts say that's a good thing. 

Oct 11, 2017

Walkable Neighborhoods Linked With More Active Older Adults 

NC State research explores ways to build neighborhoods where older adults can stay active and age in place. 

Sep 13, 2017

Who Wins? Outcomes of Olympic-sized Events

Do events like the Olympics bring the positive attention, new infrastructure and lasting local benefits that countries use to justify the costs? NC State professor Jason Bocarro examines the legacies of mega events. 

Mar 7, 2017

Study Finds Knowledge Gaps on Protecting Cultural Sites From Climate Change

North Carolina's Cape Lookout is among the sites at risk. 

The daughter of Aaron Hipp — co-principal investigator on the childhood obesity grant — and her friends at the park.

Oct 14, 2016

A Healthy Start for All

Natural resources researchers team up on a national project to end childhood obesity and its racial disparities. 

Mar 1, 2016

Guiding, Giving Motivate PGM’s Colby

NC State alumna Susan Colby has enjoyed serving her alma mater, through her work with the College of Natural Resources Professional Golf Management program, through university service and through guidance to students. 

Fall colors on Elk Knob summit

Oct 6, 2014

Roads Less Traveled: Fall Family Trips off the Beaten Path

North Carolina's extended fall offers plenty of chances to enjoy the colorful foliage on family outings from the mountains to the coast. 

Jun 24, 2014

Floyd to Head PRTM

Meet Myron Floyd, a pioneering researcher in natural resource sociology and outdoor recreation, who takes the helm of the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management next month. 

Sep 20, 2012

Putting Rural Tourism on the Map

A new NC State initiative helps rural businesses connect with urban sophisticate tourists. Take a field trip with the Bulletin and People-First Tourism. 

Feb 22, 2012

Attarian Named to Conservation Post

Dr. Aram Attarian has been selected as the American Alpine Club's  conservation ambassador for the Southern Appalachian Section. 

Aug 26, 2011

Henderson Honored for Research

Dr. Karla Henderson, a parks, recreation and tourism management professor, received an honorary doctorate from a Canadian university in recognition of seminal research in leisure studies. 

Sep 9, 2010

Two Groups Honor Henderson

Dr. Karla Henderson, a professor of parks, recreation and tourism management, received major awards from two professional associations. 

Jan 21, 2010

Henderson Honored for Teaching

Dr. Karla Henderson, professor of parks, recreation and tourism management, won the Society of Park and Recreation Educators 2009 Excellence in Teaching Award, the highest teaching honor from the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA).