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Copper Wolf Statues on NC State University Campus

Feb 24, 2022

Five Black Leaders Who Are Elevating the Field of Natural Resources

These NC State faculty, staff and students are building knowledge, justice, and sustainability for all. 

John Grimes - Celebrating Black Excellence: John Grimes is Providing Workforce Solutions - College of Natural Resources News - NC State University

Feb 23, 2022

Celebrating Black Excellence: John Grimes is Providing Workforce Solutions

As the senior human resources specialist at NC State's College of Natural Resources, Grimes executes personnel activities and manages faculty and staff appointments. 

Deja Perkins - Deja Perkins Recognized as One of North Carolina’s Black STEM Leaders - College of Natural Resources News - NC State University

Feb 22, 2022

Deja Perkins Recognized as One of North Carolina’s Black STEM Leaders

Perkins, a Ph.D. student studying geospatial analytics at the NC State College of Natural Resources, is co-organizer of #BlackBirdersWeek and the BlackAFinSTEM Collective. 

Tira smiles - Celebrating Black Excellence: Tira Beckham is Tackling Climate Change - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Feb 17, 2022

Celebrating Black Excellence: Tira Beckham is Tackling Climate Change

Beckham, a graduate student in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, is studying the socio-political barriers to climate resilience in low-income, rural, inland communities. 

Rashawn King - Celebrating Black Excellence: Rashawn King is Promoting Parks and Recreation - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Feb 16, 2022

Celebrating Black Excellence: Rashawn King is Promoting Parks and Recreation

King, a regional consultant for Recreation Resources Service at NC State, provides grant administration, technical assistance, and educational sessions to parks and recreation departments in North Carolina. 

Angela poses outdoors - Celebrating Black Excellence: Angela Allen is Educating Future Leaders - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Feb 4, 2022

Celebrating Black Excellence: Angela Allen is Educating Future Leaders

Allen is the director of the environmental technology and management program in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State. 

Copper Wolf Statues on NC State University Campus

Feb 25, 2021

Celebrating Black Excellence

In honor of Black History Month, we recently spoke with Black faculty, staff and students about their experiences in the field of higher education and their contributions to the College of Natural Resources 

Family Photo - Black Excellence: Instructional Designer James Todd - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Feb 25, 2021

Black Excellence: Instructional Designer James Todd

As an instructional designer for the Department of Forest Biomaterials, Todd provides faculty with online learning techniques and strategies. 

Black Excellence Building Environmental Technician Darnell Jones, College of Natural Resources, Darnell Jones, feature

Feb 23, 2021

Black Excellence: Building Environmental Technician Darnell Jones

As building environmental technician, Jones is helping keep the College of Natural Resources safe during COVID-19. 

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Feb 22, 2021

Black Excellence: Field Researcher Roslynn Powell

Powell, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, is studying the emotional labor of interpreting enslavement at heritage sites.