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Mighty Oak Monday: Clara Tyrel

SUMMARY: Calling all Mighty Oaks with an affinity for the College – we want you to serve as an Orientation leader! If you love all things ESF and know exactly what new first-year students need for a successful transition to College life, then consider becoming an Orientation Leader (OL)! But don’t take our word for how awesome it is … find out why Clara Tyrel loved serving as an OL and how you can take the baton from her as she graduates.

ESF Students Earn Academic Honors

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.

ESF Welcomes New Faculty and Staff

ESF hired over 20 new members of faculty and staff over the past several months. Join us in welcoming the new members of the Mighty Oak Family!

Alumni Spotlight: ESF Sweethearts

Happy Valentine’s Day, Mighty Oaks 💚🤎 We’re celebrating all the sweethearts that forged their bonds of love at ESF. We caught up with three couples to hear about their love!

ESF, Town of Newcomb, Newcomb Central School District Team-Up on Community Composting Initiative

Community composting is coming to the town of Newcomb, thanks to a partnership between the town, the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF), and the Newcomb Central School District (NCSD).

Staff Spotlight: Tyler Dorholt

SUMMARY: Tyler Dorholt is an Assistant Professor, Director of the Writing, Rhetoric, and Communications Program, and coordinator of the Digital Storytelling Studio at ESF. He recently earned tenure-track- faculty status after serving at ESF since 2018. Tyler has held jobs with comedian Louie Anderson, Guinness Brewery in Dublin, and over 40 total jobs. We sat down with Tyler to learn about some of his favorite things about ESF and life.

Staff Spotlight: Erin Tochelli

SUMMARY: Erin Tochelli recently earned a promotion to Associate Director of Academic Administration at ESF. During her seven years at ESF, has brought tremendous value to curriculum approval processes, SUNY academic requirements, and advising for Environmental Studies and Landscape Architecture. In her new role, she plans to bring a holistic, student-centered approach to academic procedures while working to further improve processes. We sat down to catch up with Erin about her time at ESF!

Mighty Oak Monday: Melanie Carolina Berger

SUMMARY: Imagine driving down a country road late at night, with an indiscernible acoustic pinging sound emitted from a machine on your dashboard. No, this is not the start of a horror movie— it's the beginning of a story about a bat biologist.

Mighty Oaks Soccer Teams Start Season with Victories

The ESF Mighty Oaks soccer teams got off to a great start this season with both teams winning scrimmages against the Jefferson Community College (JCC) Cannoneers.

Senior Truong Ho Receives Statewide EOP Award

Norman R. McConney Jr. Award recognizes student achievement