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Dave Nastalski

Feb 11, 2019

Alumni Profile: Dave Nastalski

Dave uses his hands-on experiences and lessons from his PGA golf management courses to become the founder of a putting device for fellow golfers. 

Feb 4, 2019

Alumni Profile: Mary Sykora

Mary started her first volunteer opportunity labeling thousands of envelopes and feeling skeptical about her sport management major. Today, she executes tour programs and manages over 5 University-related programs as an operations manager. 

alexandra morrison_feature

Jan 30, 2019

Alumni Spotlight: Alexandra Morrison

Alexandra combines her love of environmental education, visual storytelling, research and wildlife as an undergrad and graduate student in the College of Resources. 

Sam Freeze

Jan 23, 2019

Alumni Spotlight: Sam Freeze

After hearing about the College of Natural Resources, Sam was inspired to major in fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology, where he worked with various organizations, including the Marine Corps, Clemson University and the NC Museum of Natural Sciences. 

Kelly Quiring

Jan 9, 2019

Alumni Profile: Kelly Quiring

Kelly Quiring ‘09, shares her passion for tourism and management daily as a dual food and beverage manager for various hotels throughout Raleigh. 

Happy students at commencement in PNC Arena.

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. 

Ryan Held holding diploma after graduation ceremony

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 tested at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where he won gold in the… 

Zac Guy Distinguished Alumni

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. 

Celeste Kathleen in her cap and gown

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 her life and career. What are your plans after graduation? Do you have a job… 

Pitch Riley golfing.

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 he felt fortunate to participate in. What are your plans after graduation? Do you have…