Alumni News and Awards

Alumni Newsletter - Tally Sheet

The Department of Natural Resources and the Environment's alumni newsletter, produced annually, brings you information about what's happening in the department; faculty updates, student accomplishments, events, current graduate student research, alumni news, and much more!

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Distinguished Alumni Award

The recipient is selected from candidates nominated by faculty in Natural Resources and the Environment; a person who has distinguished him/herself in a career related to the degree programs offered by the department and has demonstrated leadership in their respective profession.

The recipient is invited to our annual awards/scholarship ceremony. As part of the presentation of the "Distinguished Alumni Award", the recipient is asked to give a short talk

  • highlighting their journey, the challenges, the opportunities and perseverance with goals
  • that presents a natural resource management challenge, providing motivation for undergraduate students

Adrien Finzi



Shanna Saunders




Jeffrey Merriam




Amy Manzelli




Brian Hart




Mark Rabon




Florence Reed