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Chris Hixson dressed in his Air Force Officer uniform

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 are your plans after graduation? Do you have a job lined up? I will be… 

Widening the Trail He Followed

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. 

Lumber River

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. 

NC State Fire Week 2016

Aug 23, 2018

Alumni Spotlight: Taylor Whitmire

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

Fall in the Court of North Carolina

Aug 16, 2018

Alumni Spotlight: Alex Bennett

Alumnus Alex Bennet is the Forsyth County Recreation Manager. 

Alumna Maggie Ernest

Aug 9, 2018

Alumni Spotlight: Maggie Ernest

Alumna Maggie Ernest is a Landscape Conservationist for the Wildlands Network. 

Forest Management Alumnus Thomas Harris

Aug 3, 2018

Alumni Spotlight: Thomas Harris

Thomas Harris, a 2016 Forest Management alumnus, is a Fiber Supply Associate for International Paper. 

Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management alumnus Stephen Louis

Aug 1, 2018

Personal #Statement: Stephen Louis

Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management alumnus Stephen Louis talks about the impact of family and brotherhood on his college and athletic career. 

Jacob Vrooman at Domtar

Jul 25, 2018

An Engineer’s Journey from Pulp and Paper to Personal Care

Alumnus Jacob Vrooman received a scholarship from the Paper Science and Engineering program that led to an internship after just one semester, that changed his life. 

Mary-Margaret McKinney

Jun 6, 2018

Alumni Spotlight: Mary-Margaret McKinney

Alumna Mary-Margaret McKinney is the President and Forester at Carolina Silvics, Inc. Check out her experience as a student and how she puts her forestry skills to use as a private business owner.