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Student Events

Welcome Back

CFWE faculty, staff and students are invited to attend this fun event held the first Thursday of the fall semester. It’s an excellent opportunity for students to get to know each other and their professors while enjoying a meal and lawn games.

Fall Family Weekend

The College of Forestry, Wildlife and Environment hosts the Fall Family Weekend Open House the Friday before Homecoming each year. The open house allows our students and parents to meet the faculty and staff and learn more about CFWE programs, clubs and organizations, field experiences, and school activities. Tours of the school are offered, and light refreshments are served.

Student Awards Banquet

Each spring the College of Forestry, Wildlife and Environment hosts a ceremony to recognize the outstanding achievements of students, faculty and alumni who, through the generosity of our alumni and friends, are selected to receive merit and financial awards.

Scholarship & Fellowship Ceremony

The College of Forestry, Wildlife and Environment awards more than 80 scholarships and fellowships, totaling over $270,000, to students pursuing degrees in Environmental Conservation and Management, Forestry, Geospatial and Environmental Informatics, Natural Resources Management,  Parks and Recreation Management, Sustainable Biomaterials and Packaging, and Wildlife Sciences. Student recipients and their parents are invited to the CFWE Scholarship & Fellowship Ceremony, hosted each fall, to honor the benefactors and students receiving awards.

Annual Career Fair

The College of Forestry, Wildlife and Environment hosts the annual career fair to facilitate student and employer networking.  During the Career Fair, undergraduate and graduate students can learn about internships and job opportunities, meet potential employers, and discover the various careers and types of organizations that support forestry, wildlife sciences, and natural resources. The career fair event benefits all students regardless of their anticipated graduation. Students have the opportunity to:

  • Meet potential employers and learn about their organizations
  • Explore careers in wildlife ecology and management, forestry, and natural resources
  • Apply for jobs and internships
  • Discover what will make them most competitive in the job market

Previous attending employers have included: Alabama Conservation and Natural Resources, Alabama Farmers Federation, Alabama Forestry Commission, Alabama Nature Center, Bartlett Tree Experts, Canfor Scotch Gulf, Georgia-Pacific, Great Southern Wood Preserving, Inc., Hancock Forest Management Group, High Adventure Company, International Paper, Jasper Lumber Company, Inc., Larson & McGowin, Inc., Regions Bank, Resource Management Service LLC, Scotch Land Management LLC, St. Marks NWR, The Westervelt Company, Timber Products Inspection, US Fish and Wildlife Service, US Geological Survey, USDA Forest Service, USDA-National Resources Conservation Service, West Fraser, WestRock Company, Phenix City, AL, WestRock Company, Richmond, VA, and Weyerhaeuser.

CFWE Graduation Ceremony and Reception

The College of Forestry, Wildlife and Environment hosts a graduation ceremony and reception to honor graduating students before each Auburn University commencement ceremony.

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