314 Students Become Alumni at Spring Graduation 2017
On May 13, 2017, the College of Natural Resources alumni family grew as 261 bachelor's degrees, 70 master's degrees and 13 doctoral degrees were conferred. Congratulations to the Class of 2017!
Online Master’s Degree Allows Park Superintendent to be an Effective Leader
Alumnus Joseph Shimel plans to use his online master’s degree from the NC State College of Natural Resources to be a more effective leader in the Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport Management industry.
Online Program Prepares Graduating Student for Career in Parks and Rec
Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport Management graduate Micah Dobson will put his new Master's Degree to good use through leisure advocacy and his continued role as the recreation coordinator for the Governor Morehead School for the Blind.
Graduation to Vocation: Natural Resources
Natural Resources major Haley Lohr will graduate with honors and start as a full time law student pursuing a JD at Elon Law and MELP from the Vermont Law School.
Graduation to Vocation: Forest Management
Forest Management major Sylvia Weir is graduating with a job with the USDA Forest Service. She turned her internships into a full-time career she's passionate about.
Graduation to Vocation: Sustainable Materials and Technology
Graduating Sustainable Materials and Technology major Andrew Bird can't wait to start his new career at Shaw Industries, and reflects on the importance of professional development opportunities.
Graduation to Vocation: Paper Science and Engineering
Paper Science and Engineering major Sarah Sassorossi is graduating with a job at Sonoco Products Company. She turned her series of summer internships into a full-time career with the company.
Intern to New Hire
Recent Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management alumna Miranda Esperanza Day turns her internship into a full-time job post-graduation.
Going Batty after Graduation
Graduating fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology senior Sam Freeze will use his degree to study bat biology, thanks to generous scholarships.
Student Spotlight: CNR Ambassador Colin White
Graduating senior Colin White will bring his Environmental Technology skills to Avoca, Inc., a lab that manufactures custom extraction products for the fragrance industry.