alumni profile

Jan 2, 2019

Remarkable Researchers

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.

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 […]

Oct 16, 2018

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.

Sep 20, 2018

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.

Aug 23, 2018

Alumni Spotlight: Taylor Whitmire

Alumna Taylor Whitmire is an Assistant County Ranger for the NC Forest Service.

Aug 16, 2018

Alumni Spotlight: Alex Bennett

Alumnus Alex Bennet is the Forsyth County Recreation Manager.