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A Letter to December Graduates from Dean Watzin


To Our December Graduates,

On behalf of myself and the College of Natural Resources, I’d like to congratulate each and every one of you on your great accomplishment!

We’re so very proud of all that you’ve done during your time at the College of Natural Resources, and we wish you the best as you begin this next phase in your life.

Your academic contributions, your dedication to our college organizations and groups, and your desire to continuously learn and innovate have been invaluable to the college, and we are grateful for the legacy that you’re leaving behind.

As you begin your careers or continue your studies through graduate or doctoral programs, we know that you’ll be well prepared to lead in your perspective fields and continue to pioneer solutions to the grand challenges facing today’s society.

Although you’re graduating, you will always be a member of the Wolfpack family. We encourage you to stay connected with our college, join the Alumni Association, and give back by supporting our programs and scholarships. The continued involvement of our alumni strengthens our college and the Wolfpack community.

We are so fortunate to have forward thinking, dedicated students. I am confident that as you embark on your next adventure, the path you blaze will continue to make our college proud.

We sincerely hope that you’ve enjoyed your time at NC State, and we cannot wait to see all that you accomplish after graduation.

Congratulations again!

Mary C. Watzin,

Dean, College of Natural Resources