Graduation to Vocation: Researching the Impact of Human Population Density on Leopards
Matt Snider recently completed a master's degree in fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology at NC State's College of Natural Resources. Supported in part by a University Graduate Fellowship, Snider says CNR allowed him to develop his advanced skill sets in statistics, modeling and science writing, while fostering a strong attitude of collaboration.
Graduation to Vocation: Bringing Sustainability to Business
Emerson Barnhill graduated in May from the College of Natural Resources with a degree in sustainable materials and technology. The four-year varsity swimmer stayed plenty busy while at NC State, and her experience led to a desire to shape the way big businesses approach sustainable practices.
Graduation to Vocation: Applying Research in Tree Water Usage to Real-World Issues
Andrea Medenblik, recipient of a Graduate Research Fellowship, just earned a master's degree from the College of Natural Resources and will be working as a hydrologist at the U.S. Geological Survey Center in Raleigh. She says CNR prepared her by the future through its diverse curriculum, the infrastructure to perform research, and opportunities to engage with faculty and peers.
Graduation to Vocation: Innovative Solutions to Wildlife Challenges
Daniel Choi graduated this month from the College of Natural Resources with a degree in fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology. A University Honors Program participant, Choi said his favorite memory of being a student at NC State was working on extracurricular research projects.
A Shared Path to Success
Study abroad, hands-on projects at the College of Natural Resources, scholarship support and friendship have helped prepare parks, recreation and tourism management majors Cashie Naylor and Emily Fletcher for their next steps.
Graduation to Vocation: Managing Philanthropic Events
Students for University Advancement president Ellison Lambert is graduating with a degree in parks, recreation and tourism management, and upon graduation she'll be pursuing a career in philanthropic event management. Lambert credits extraordinary experiences in the College of Natural Resources with helping her find her path to giving back.
Achieving Sustainable Success
In the College of Natural Resources, graduating senior Mary Paz Alvarez Valverde discovered a passion for understanding “trash” and its significance in today’s world.
#GivingPack: Philanthropy at Work
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From Rio to Raleigh
Olympic swimmer Ryan Held is comfortable dealing with pressure. His strength was tested at the 2016 Olympics in Brazil, where he and fellow teammates brought home a relay gold medal. His strength was tested again as he completed an internship at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. Private support for NC State athletics helps shape the college experience for student-athletes like Held, who recently graduated from the College of Natural Resources.
Distinguished CNR Alumnus of the Year: Zac Guy
A former Pulp and Paper Foundation Scholarship recipient, Zac Guy was named the College of Natural Resources' 2018 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year. Since graduating in 2001, Guy founded Appalachian Antique Hardwoods, the largest grossing reclaimed and recycled wood products company in the world.