2011 Spring Commencement - College of Natural Resources, NC State University
Close to 250 undergraduate and graduate students from the NCSU College of Natural Resources received diplomas at the McKimmon Center Saturday, May 14, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. Over 1000 family and friends joined faculty and staff to wish these students well.
2011 Outstanding Teacher Award Winner Dr. Toddi Steelman gave a commencement address encouraging the students to "stay off the couch, keep it real by making human connections, and make deliberate, active choices about what they want out of their lives."
Dr. Robert Brown, Dean; Dr. Adrianna Kirkman, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs; and Brenda Brickhouse, Natural Resources Foundation President also spoke. Three students addressed their peers about their own life experiences and words of wisdom. Forest Biomaterials – Ms. Genevieve Pike, Forestry & Environmental Resources - Mr. Andrew McEachran, and Parks, Recreation & Tourism Management- Ms. Steven Houg.
A cookie and punch reception followed.
May 14, 2011