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2022 News Archive

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Staff Spotlight: Jill Rahn

While enrolled at ESF, Jill Rahn worked a summer job at Heiberg Forest in 2014 and liked it so much that she never left. After graduating with a bachelor's degree in 2015 and a master's degree in 2017, she became a Forest Resource Analyst in the College's Department of Forest Properties.

Mighty Oak Monday: Anindita Paul

Anindita Paul arrived at ESF in Spring 2021 and dived into several projects with her colleagues or on her own including converting hemp into bioplastics, waste to real sugars, and acid waste into bioplastics. Along all her research journey, Anindita found many different pieces of herself. As someone who grew up seeing resource scarcity in her community, she identified with ESF's sustainability goals. She immersed herself in the College community, through the Graduate Student Association and serving as the Vice President of Grants & Awards.

SUNY ESF Summer Science Week at the MOST

The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) and The Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science & Technology (MOST) have joined forces for SUNY ESF Summer Science Week from Monday, July 25 to Friday, July 29.

Mighty Oak Monday: Julia Niehoff

Julia Niehoff noticed the shoreline at her childhood home in coastal North Carolina getting higher and higher every year. When her family returned to New Jersey they got caught in Hurricane Sandy. It was both of these firsthand experienced with climate change that ignited her passion for the environment.

SUNY ESF Congratulates Dean’s and President’s Lists for Spring 2022

The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF), the most distinguished institution in the nation that focuses on the study of the environment, is proud to recognize its high academic achievers with its Dean's and President's lists for the Spring 2022 semester.

Alumni Spotlight: Hannah Pilkey, ’17 & ’21

Hannah Pilkey was drawn to environmental causes when she learned about the Save the Manatees campaign. It sparked a love that would bring her to ESF. She wasn't sure how to channel her passion, so she took classes topics ranging from herpetology to fisheries.

Alumni Spotlight: Wayne Schacher, ’71

Wayne Schacher, '71, experienced a long and dedicated career in the environmental field. After graduating from ESF, he earned his master's degree from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He then entered the workforce as a wildlife officer with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, where he served in the role for four years before becoming a regional aquatic habitat protection biologist.

SUNY Announces New Affinity Program – Women in Technology

Interim SUNY Chancellor Deborah Stanley announced the creation of a new affinity program for SUNY: the SUNY Women in Technology (WIT) program. An expansion of the SUNY CCIO Women in Technology Committee, SUNY WIT will be an inclusive and diverse organization designed to attract, empower, support, and retain a more gender-diverse IT-related workforce and student population, connecting women-identifying students and employees with their allies across technology-oriented SUNY offices while highlighting the breadth of professional opportunities within the IT industry.

ESF Acquires Three Buses, Saving the College Substantially and Providing Much-Needed Transportation

The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) recently added three buses to its fleet at no cost, saving the college substantially and providing a new mode of transportation for students.

Mighty Oak Monday: Tatianna Moragne

Tatianna Moragne came to ESF after a journey that took her from Arkansas to Albany, New York. She discovered a passion for the environment while working with farm animal on the Tivoli Lake Nature Preserve. After three years at the preserve, she shifted her focus to her education, enrolling in the Environmental Science program at Hudson Valley Community College. After graduating, she moved to Syracuse to pursue a Conservation Biology degree at SUNY ESF.