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Article ItemNew position will help equip students for career success , article
Ken Morgan of Morgan Lumber Company is funding a new director of employer relations position in the college.
Article ItemCollaboration sparks new and improved career preparation initiatives , article
Today’s graduates need much more than a strong academic background to land their first jobs and be successful in the workplace. Staff and faculty, including the college’s new director of employer relations, are working together and connecting with industry partners to prepare career-ready young professionals.
Article ItemEight weeks in Botswana , article
A new immersive overseas study course focused on training undergraduate students on the many facets of wildlife work in sub-Saharan Africa, including animal husbandry and care for raptors and mammals, introduction to laboratory techniques, public health and data handling, and wildlife ecology, capture, and rescue.
Article ItemGift from alumnus and family to help tackle the challenge of environmental security , article
Mike and Kathy Melo are working to ensure that Virginia Tech and the College of Natural Resources and Environment will be ready to take on what may be the next great challenge in the sustainable management of natural resources: environmental security.
Article ItemShannon McCabe receives Recent Alumni Award , article
Alumna Shannon McCabe (’10 B.S., ’12 M.S.), executive director of the Association of Consulting Foresters, knows how important forming connections with people is to managing and maintaining our natural resources.
Article ItemDonor Profile: H. William “Bill” Gabriel — Thinking outside the box , article
“My education at VPI was the key to realizing a dream of an interesting and colorful outdoor life well off the beaten track,” recalled Gabriel.
Article ItemBringing in the class , article
Learn how the College of Natural Resources and Environment blends traditional and technology to create a pipeline of prospective students, a steady flow of admission applications, and a committed class of new students who can’t wait to study what they are passionate about and be a part of CNRE.
Article ItemIn memoriam: John Farmer ('53 B.S.) , article
John Farmer (’53 B.S.) served almost three decades as president of the Virginia Forestry Educational Foundation, which supports natural resources education programs for students of all ages.
Article ItemAlumnus helps kids explore freshwater streams and rivers by getting their feet wet , article
Craig Roghair (’00 M.S.) helped jump-start the USDA Forest Service’s freshwater snorkeling program for students from fourth grade through high school.
Article ItemAlumnus creates water endowments , article
The new water degree is already garnering philanthropic support from the alumni community. Alumnus Jeff Rudd is funding two endowments specifically for the interdisciplinary program.
Article ItemAlumni Profile: Jay Pinsky — Retired Serviceman, Active Agent of Change , article
The lifelong outdoorsman wanted to develop his leadership skills, but after 20 years in the Navy, he was casting around for what he should do with the rest of his life.
Article ItemSchooled in fish: Jason Henderson head chef for Captain D's , article
Jason Henderson creates recipes, supervises a test kitchen, and travels around the country demonstrating fish cookery for the media — all part of his job as vice president of product innovation and head chef for Captain D’s, a regional seafood restaurant chain.
Article ItemHyman making a difference in Tanzania , article
Amanda Hyman earned her master’s in fish and wildlife conservation last December and within a month was on her way to Tanzania. Awaiting her was a position with Korongo People’s Lion Initiative, an NGO dedicated to inspiring local action to promote sustainable human-lion coexistence in multi-use landscapes.
Article ItemDonor Profile: Bob Garst — Generous commitment in the name of service , article
When asked why he has chosen to give annually to the college since 1974, Bob Garst’s answer is simple: “It’s the right thing to do.” For Garst, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve) isn’t just a motto; it’s a lifestyle.
Article ItemAlumni Profile: Christian Heine , article
Alumnus Christian Heine has come a long way — literally and figuratively — from his start as a woodworker’s apprentice in his home country of Germany to his current position as president of Bosch Power Tools North America.
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