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Mamie Parker

Oct 17, 2022

Former USFWS Biologist Mamie Parker to Keynote DIRE Dialog Seminar

Parker will discuss the contributions of women and people of color in natural resources and related fields. 

Wolf statue in fall

Sep 16, 2022

DIRE Dialog Seminar to Highlight LGBT Center of Raleigh

On September 26, Kori Hennessey, director of education and programs for the LGBT Center of Raleigh, will lead a virtual presentation to highlight the center’s efforts and available opportunities for community involvement.  

NC State professor Zakiya Leggett poses with the participants of the research program - Summer Program Exposes High School Students to Forestry - College of Natural Resources - NC State University

Aug 26, 2022

Summer Program Exposes High School Students to Forestry Research, Careers

The four-week program allowed students to learn about the scientific process, conduct field research on coarse woody debris, and more. 

Du Bois Exhibition - NC State Students Host Exhibition to Celebrate W.E.B. Du Bois' Visualization Work - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

May 9, 2022

NC State Students Host Exhibition to Celebrate W.E.B. Du Bois’ Visualization Work

The exhibition features a variety of research and data visualization inspired by Du Bois' work. 

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. 

NC State logo - Sonja Stills to Lead Diversity Seminar at NC State - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Feb 18, 2022

Sonja Stills to Lead Diversity Seminar at NC State

Stills, the first female commissioner in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference and HBCU Division I history, will discuss her professional journey and more. 

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.