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Development and Giving
Article ItemWhy I Give — Ken Morgan , article
J. Ken Morgan, Jr. is a longtime benefactor of the college, forest advocate, and businessman who understands the importance of investing in both technology and people.
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 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 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 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 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 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: Mike Melo - Serving those 'in the arena' , article
Mike Melo ('79 B.S. forestry) has relied on the analytical skills and the values he developed through the rigorous training in the forestry program every day since graduation.
Article ItemMWV gift continues support for natural resources assessments , article
International packaging leader MWV (formerly MeadWestvaco), a long-time college partner, continued its support with a gift to the Center for Natural Resources Assessment and Decision Support.
Article ItemVirginia Forestry Educational Foundation expands scholarship program , article
In today’s tough economic environment, students have the advantage of a swell of financial support from the Virginia Forestry Educational Foundation, which has been providing scholarships and other funding for four decades.
Article ItemAll for the birds: Mitchell Byrd remains a friend of the college , article
Alumnus Mitchell Byrd has lost neither his eagle-spotting ability nor his passion for birds.
Article ItemMatt Lacey inspires Leadership Institute students to support community enrichment efforts in remote Ecuadorian community , article
Wildlife conservation major Matt Lacey turned to his fellow Leadership Institute students to support a tiny village he had visited in Ecuador.
Article ItemDonor Profile: Brent Keefer — Good stewardship is good business , article
Brent Keefer has devoted himself to the belief that good stewardship of resources is good business. While the endless meetings, phone calls, and emails he faces as president of the Hancock Timber Resource Group may seem boring to some, Keefer sees them as an opportunity to help his employees and investors connect with sustainable resource management on a personal level.
Article ItemLocal landowner benefits from gift-supported undergraduate research projects , article
The Morton and Spapperi Family Foundation funded an undergraduate research opportunity in which four students worked with a local landowner.
Article ItemCreate a legacy for future generations , article
There are many ways your future gift to the College of Natural Resources and Environment can help you meet your individual needs as well as accomplish your charitable goal of supporting the college.
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