alumni awards dinner attendees

Back row, left to right: Tim Johnson, John Bergman, Terry Coleman, Bruce Maher, Bruce Oldham, Dean Smith, Jason LeMaster
Front row, left to right; Megan Bolyard, Denise Wright, Emily Kress, Amanda Smith, Former Alumni Center representative Sue Taylor

FacebookThe NREM Alumni Board is a group of dedicated Ball State alumni who want to give back to their university through their time, talents, and treasure. They are engaged with faculty and students and desire to support the mission and goals of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management.

Annual Events for Students


The Annual NREM Internship and Career Fair is held at the beginning of the Spring semester at the Alumni Center. Alumni exhibits share information about internships and careers.

Next Fair

Date: Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019
Time: noon-4 p.m.

Alumni choose several categories of awards to present to successful alumni who have demonstrated success in their careers at the Annual Alumni Awards Banquet each April.

Through our partnership with the Career Center, we build partnerships between local industry leaders and academia to enrich the student experience.

Career Panels and Forums

Next NREM Career Panel

Date: Nov. 7, 2018
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.

Annual NREM River Clean-up

Date: Aug. 30, 2018
TIme: 3:30-6:30 p.m.

Guest Speaker Opportunities

Past speakers have included:

  • Nichole Haberlin from Indiana Park and Recreation Association
  • Bruce Oldham from Hamilton County Parks and Recreation Department
  • John Scheiber of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Fall and Winter Board Meetings

Date: Nov. 7, 2018
Time: 
4 p.m.
Location: Alumni Center

Date: Jan. 24, 2019
Time: 
4:30 p.m.
Location: Alumni Center