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Join the Pack - Ambassadors - College of Natural Resources NC State University

Welcome

Hello, we are the College of Natural Resources Student Ambassadors!

We serve as liaisons between the College of Natural Resources (CNR) and the community, which includes prospective students, transfer students, parents, alumni, and YOU! Our primary goal is to recruit the best and brightest students into the college, but we also assist with events that help bring the CNR community closer together.

Our current ambassadors are listed below and we are available for any questions you may have about our undergraduate degrees and programs. Send a message to cnrambassadors@ncsu.edu for any questions you have about our undergraduate degrees and programs. We would love to hear from you!

College of Natural Resources Ambassadors

Sami Anthony
Major: Paper Science and Engineering, Chemical Engineering

Favorite thing about your major: My professors are enthusiastic about the industry, and I love learning about the paper products I use daily!

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Shamik Bhattacharya
Major: Natural Resources (Policy and Administration)

Favorite thing about your major: The classes

Alexandra Blanke
Major: Environmental Sciences
Minor: Science Communication

Favorite thing about your major: Getting to pick my focal area!

Kelvin Borges
Major: Paper Science and Engineering, Chemical Engineering

Favorite thing about your major: I love how much the professors want to see you succeed and will help you with anything you need.

Adrian Chamberlin
Major: Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology (Wildlife Biology)
Minor: Applied Ecology

Favorite thing about your major: We all share the same passion for wildlife and it helps us to make connections with each other, our professors, and other professionals in the field.

Adrian Chamberlin

Danielle Crutchfield
Major: Sport Management

Favorite thing about your major: My favorite thing about my major is how hands-on it is. I have lab classes that are interactive and allow me to see what it would be like in the industry.

Danielle Crutchfield

Victoria Fuda 
Major: Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management (Sustainable Tourism)
Minor: Environmental Science and Global Health

Favorite thing about your major: My favorite thing about my major is that I will have the ability to help others become global citizens and have positive impacts on our world through tourism. The tourism industry has the ability to benefit local communities, environments, and economies around the world, but we must be intentional with our travel plans.

Victoria Fuda


Sarah Grubich 
Major: Sport Management

Favorite thing about your major: My favorite thing about my major is seeing how passionate everyone is about the program. I enjoy learning about the business side of sport. Additionally, I enjoy taking part in the hands on experiences and professional development opportunities that are available.

sarah

Isabella Hile
Major: Natural Resources  (Ecosystem Assessment)
Minor: Spanish

Favorite thing about your major: How interesting the classes I have to take for it are.

Isabella Hile

Hailey Iandiorio
Major: Sport Management
Minors: Business Management, Health

Favorite thing about your major: Working with all the talented faculty and staff in the program.

Trey Jeffers
Major: Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology (Conservation Biology)

Favorite thing about your major: It allows me to take classes I have always been interested in while also giving me hands on experience.

Sydney Jordan
Major: Sport Management
Minor: Psychology

Favorite thing about your major: I love the small class sizes and being to get to know all of my professors!

Abigail Lee
Major: Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology (Wildlife Science)
Minor: Spanish

Favorite thing about your major: My favorite thing about my major so far is learning about the interactions between humans and wildlife populations!

Kate Macleod
Major: Sustainable Materials and Technology
Minor: Business Administration

Favorite thing about your major: I love that I’m getting to learn about so many different aspects of sustainability that I will be able to use in the future

Lauren McLaughlin
Major: Environmental Sciences (Sustainable Built Environments Focal Area)
Minors: Science Communication, Spanish

Favorite thing about your major: I love the flexibility of my major. It’s allowed me to learn about the fundamentals of environmental sciences, as well as how they can be applied and communicated.

Melzer Morgan IV
Major: Sustainable Materials and Technology
Minors: Environmental Sciences, Business Administration

Favorite thing about your major: I love the hands-on experience and the practical application.

Micaela Nardino
Major: Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management (Sustainable Tourism)

Favorite thing about your major: My favorite thing about my major is the specificity of the classes I take, as well as how passionate my professors are about what they teach.

James Nauman
Major: Sustainable Materials and Technology
Minor: Business Entrepreneurship

Favorite thing about your major: I love getting to work with a new material. I just like the unique benefits and challenges of working with each one.

James Nauman

Brianna Ochoa
Major: Paper Science and Engineering and Chemical Engineering

Favorite thing about your major: My favorite thing about my major is that I can learn how the paper products that I use everyday are made.

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Jaylan Paige
Major: Paper Science and Engineering
Minors: Business Administration, Industrial Engineering

Favorite thing about your major: I love the hands-on learning that is directly applicable to real world situations.

Ross Petersen
Major: Sustainable Materials and Technology
Minors: Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, Landscape Architecture

Favorite thing about your major: The SMT program embraces all aspects of sustainability rather than focusing only on the environmental or economic pillars.

Anika Rauch
Major: Natural Resources (Policy and Administration)

Favorite thing about your major: I love how small my major is, and how quickly you get to know others in your major through the classes offered at CNR! I’ve made so many new friends with likeminded peers, and it’s very easy to have productive and intellectual conversations with others in my major’s classes.

Holly Walsh
Major: Environmental Technology and Management, Chemistry
Minor: N/A

Favorite thing about your major: My favorite thing about my major is hands-on and interactive it is.

Holly Walsh

Rachel Weaver
Majors: Environmental Sciences, Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology
Minor: Forest Management

Favorite thing about your major: I love being about to incorporate forestry classes into my Environmental Sciences focal area which gives me a chance to explore my more specific passions and interests.

Shelby Williford
Majors: Environmental Sciences, Plant Biology
Minor: Applied Ecology

Favorite thing about your major: I love the flexibility of the focal area! It allowed me to explore my interests and tailor my education toward my interests.

Ann Winstead
Major: Environmental Science (Sustainable Materials and Technology focal area)
Minor: Environmental Education

Favorite thing about your major: I can personalize my education with a focal area tied to my interests, waste management.

Ann Winstead

Gracelynn Woods
Major: Paper Science Engineering, Chemical Engineering
Minor: English

Favorite thing about your major: My favorite part about studying Paper Science and Engineering is that I am going to be a part of the generation that helps to improve the industry and lead it into an even more sustainable future!

Gracelynn Woods