Alumni Profiles

Mar 31, 2020

Alumni Spotlight: Joshua Moose

Joshua Moose ‘17 uses the course and lab experiences in environmental monitoring procedures he learned while a student in Environmental Technology and Management in his career as a stormwater inspector in the Raleigh-Triad area. How did your experience at NC […]

Nov 5, 2019

An Inside View: Environmental Consulting

“As an environmental consultant, my main responsibility is to provide excellent service to our clients.” – Emily Forbes, ONE Environmental Group Environmental consulting firms are viable workplaces for many Forestry and Environmental Resource graduates. Environmental consultants assess environmental impacts associated […]

Oct 1, 2019

Matt Hill: NC DEQ Environmental Specialist in Air Quality

Why did you choose to work for NC Department of Environmental Quality? I wanted to work for NC DEQ because I wanted a job where I knew the work I was doing was making an impact on people’s lives. The […]

Dec 4, 2018

FER Alumni Spotlight: Luke Lolies

Luke Lolies grew up in rural northeastern North Carolina. He received his Associates of Science from College of the Albemarle and transferred to NC State to complete a degree in Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation Biology. During Luke’s time at NC […]

Nov 10, 2017

Per Frisk: The Nature Conservancy Volunteer to Burn Technician Position

A little about me: My name is Per Frisk and I graduated this past May with a major in Environmental Sciences and minor in Forest Management, and began work a week later. I’m glad I decided to dive right into […]

Feb 9, 2017

Environmental Sciences Alumni Spotlight: Heather Troutman

Each semester, the Environmental Sciences Academic Program highlights alumni who represent the diverse and involved alumni population that graduated from our program. This semester the spotlight focuses on, Heather Troutman. Name: Heather Troutman Graduation Year: May 2014 Focal Area: Sustainable Design 1. How did your […]

Feb 8, 2017

Jenna Bacic (ETM): A Summer with Cows, Streams, and DEQ

Fieldwork is anything but glamorous. On my first day out in the field I fell elbow-deep in a potent combination of wetland mud and cow poop. On my second day out in the field I ripped my pants trying to […]

Sep 26, 2016

Environmental Sciences Alumni Spotlight: Tyler Hays

Each semester, the Environmental Sciences Academic Program highlights alumni who represent the diverse and involved alumni population that graduated from our program. This semester the spotlight focuses on, Tyler Hays. Name: Tyler Hays Graduation Year: May 2014 Focal Area: Sustainable Materials and Technology Major: […]

Sep 9, 2016

Tasha King

Tasha King served from 2013 to 2015 as a volunteer in Peace Corps’ only Coastal Resource Management program located in the Philippines. The Philippines is an island nation where a large part of the population’s animal protein diet comes from the ocean. […]

Sep 9, 2016

Mary Elmer

Mary Elmer served as a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer in Comarca Ngäbe-Bugle, Panama from 2013 to 2015. She worked as a Sustainable Agricultural Systems Extension Agent. Mary lived in an indigenous community mostly comprised of subsistence farmers where the native language […]