Alumni & Friends

Alumni & Friends

Join alumni and friends who provide philanthropic support and opportunities for our students to grow into future leaders.

You want to change the world, together we can.

Relationships matter. We’ve become a world-class academic institution by developing long-lasting relationships with our alumni and supporters. It’s through you that we can ensure student success from admission to graduation to job placement, which in turn will impact the fundamental economic, environmental and social issues of modern-day society. From philanthropy to volunteering, explore how you can make an impact with the School of Natural Resources & the Environment and the College of Agriculture, Life, and Environmental Sciences.


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Philanthropy fuels innovation. CALES and the School of Natural Resources & the Environment are committed to delivering on the promise of our land-grant mission — ensuring Wildcats who enter our college feel a sense of belonging, are supported, and that they, too, can put science to work to impact the world over. Together, what we do here can fuel wonder.

Making a difference.

Wonder, curiosity, innovation and academic excellence drive our interaction with the fundamental issues confronting society. Meet the people making an impact in the School of Plant Sciences.

How has your degree fueled your success?

We pride ourselves in helping our students find their future. Are you a graduate of the School of Natural Resources & the Environment or CALES? We'd love to hear where your degree took you!

Share your story

Ready to get involved?

Alumni, friends, corporations and private foundations provide philanthropic support for our students. We build meaningful partnerships to help donors achieve their philanthropic goals. Beyond dollars and cents, the gift of your time is just as valuable as a monetary donation — sometimes even more so. Reach out to see how you can help grow a more sustainable future.

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Brenda Barry

Director of Corporate Relations
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Kristen Fought

Alumni Relations Manager
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Alex Strong

Director of Development