Audubon On Campus: Class of 2022 On Life, Birds, and the Future

It is no secret that the final couple of years of the SARS-CoV-2 viral pandemic have been difficult for everybody, and particularly for college students, with canceled lessons, distant studying, and uncertainty in regards to the viability of in-person occasions or journey. However the scholar leaders that helped information their native Audubon On Campus chapters introduced ardour and creativity to their work throughout the pandemic they usually and their fellow college students have been in a position to obtain unbelievable issues like the primary HBCU Arts in Conservation pageant in Atlanta, native plant plantings at campuses throughout the nation, and a local weather convention particularly designed to have interaction local people members in San Diego. To rejoice these leaders and their work as they end up this part of their lives, we requested them to inform us a bit about their plans for the longer term. 

When you’re interested in beginning an Audubon On Campus chapter your self, head on over to this web page to study extra and to get in contact with the Audubon On Campus workforce! Undecided in case your campus already has a chapter? Attain out to the Audubon On Campus workforce they usually might help you out!


Tamara Kancoglu
College of Wisconsin, Inexperienced Bay

I shall be graduating in December of 2022 and hopefully pursuing a M.S/PhD within the space of Conservation and Ecology hopefully in fact referring to ornithology. This summer time I’m working for the Cofrin Heart for Biodiversity [in Green Bay, Wisconsin] for the pure areas crew and the piscivorous hen crew. I am additionally engaged on a Cofrin Pupil Analysis undertaking on bumblebeeplant relationships in northern Wisconsin.


Karina Ornelas
San Diego Metropolis Faculty

After graduating from San Diego Metropolis Faculty, with an affiliate diploma in Biology, I plan to proceed finding out to finish my bachelor’s diploma in Conservation Biology and Ecology at Arizona State College. As effectively I plan to proceed working with San Diego Audubon Society as Conservation Outreach Coordinator. I’ll begin college at ASU (Arizona State College) in October, so that’s the reason I made a decision to finish yet another affiliate diploma at San Diego Metropolis Faculty and plan to complete December 2022, I shall be finishing my associates in Spanish, whereas I attendat ASU. So I’ll proceed to be the president of the membership for yet another semester and we have already got so many plans. Quickly shall be planting 96 native crops at San Diego Metropolis Faculty.


Mary Rudolph
Colorado Faculty

My identify is Mary Rudolph, and I shall be graduating from Colorado Faculty in December 2022. My plans after commencement contain numerous issues. I’ll proceed working on the Colorado Springs REI as a footwear and customer support specialist. I can even maintain coaching for my many long-distance path races. When it comes for birds and Audubon, I’ll proceed to function a board member for Audubon of the Rockies. I additionally hope to volunteer or intern with Colorado Subject Ornithology. Sooner or later within the distant future, I plan on probably going to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology for a graduate diploma in ornithological illustration. Irrespective of what occurs after commencement, drawing and portray birds will certainly be part of my life!


Emily Ohman
College of California, Berkeley

I graduated from UC Berkeley in spring and hope to place the 2 levels I earned in the direction of a profession in science schooling and neighborhood engagement. I’m wrapping up my thesis, which I wrote about avian city ecologies and our collective notion of various sorts of birds. I at present work on the Oakland Zoo as an schooling specialist and take each likelihood I get to unfold the phrase about birds and their surprise! 


Claire Wayner
Princeton College

As for post-graduation plans, I’m shifting to Boulder, Colorado, to work at an environmental nonprofit known as RMI on power coverage points.


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