NC State sets the bar high for research in higher education — our students help make that happen. Meet four fall 2018 graduates who took full advantage of creating a well-rounded education through hands-on research.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Widening the Trail He Followed
Sam Cook, an NC State alumnus and staff member at the College of Natural Resources, supports the college’s recruitment of forestry students from underrepresented groups through his philanthropy and mentorship.
Alumni Spotlight: Deanna Metivier
Alumna Deanna Metivier is a an Assistant Environmental Scientist at Burns and McDonnell, a full-service engineering, architecture, construction, environmental and consulting firm.
Alumni Spotlight: Taylor Whitmire
Alumna Taylor Whitmire is an Assistant County Ranger for the NC Forest Service.
Alumni Spotlight: Alex Bennett
Alumnus Alex Bennet is the Forsyth County Recreation Manager.