Stories From 2018

Dec 21, 2018

Looking Back at 2018

2018 has come and gone, and we’re taking a look back at the 89th year of the College of Natural Resources. From Summer Camp to Shack-A-Thon, studying abroad to working close to home, spring to winter graduation, it’s been a […]

Dec 18, 2018

From Rio to Raleigh – Olympic Swimmer Ryan Held discusses the NC State College of Natural Resources

Imagine your career on display live for 30,000 people and broadcasted all over the world. Ryan Held, Olympic swimmer and recent graduate of the NC State College of Natural Resources, is not one to buckle under pressure. His strength was […]

Dec 13, 2018

Zac Guy – 2018 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year

Zac Guy, a 2001 graduate in Pulp and Paper Science and Technology, leveraged his degree to become a national leader in wood-based green building materials.

Dec 13, 2018

Nontraditional Graduate, Celeste Kathleen, Reflects on Time in the College of Natural Resources

New alumna, Celeste Kathleen, was selected as the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management (PRTM) student speaker for the December 2018 commencement ceremony. Below, she reflects on her time in the PRTM program and the impact its had on […]

Dec 12, 2018

Graduate to Golf Course – Pitch Riley Reflects on Time at the College of Natural Resources

New alumnus, Pitch Riley, graduated in December of 2018 from the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management with a degree in PGA Golf Management. Below, he reflects on his time in the College of Natural Resources and the unique program […]

Dec 11, 2018

From the Mountains to the Air Force – Chris Hixson Reflects on His Time in the College of Natural Resources

New alumnus, Chris Hixson, graduated in December of 2018 with a B.S. in Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology.  Below, he reflects on his time in the FWCB program and the connections he’s made with his college and military careers. What […]

Dec 6, 2018

NC State Helps Homegrown Holiday Hobby

With the help of NC State soil scientists, CNR researchers and local extension agents, Ricky Postell is growing his Christmas tree operation.

Dec 6, 2018

War veterans and lawmakers hike, discuss outdoor recreation as way to cope with PTSD

College of Natural Resources student and veteran brings community and lawmakers together to climb and connect on PTSD, substance abuse issues, and depression after deployments.

Nov 20, 2018

Living with Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My

We can’t avoid conflict with predators, but we can find better ways to respond.

Nov 10, 2018

NC State Plays Role in Development of New Sport Impact Tool

Professor Michael Kanters and colleagues partnered with the N.C. High School Athletic Association to examine levels of physical activity, safety and psychosocial impacts of sports.