Program Type: Undergraduate
Department: Biological Sciences
You have a passion for the environment. You see your future self, working outside or in a lab collecting data. Maybe you see yourself working in environmental law, education, history, or urban planning. Regardless of where your environmental interests lead you, NKU has a degree program for you.
United by our passion for the environment, NKU’s environmental science degrees focus on environmental communication, health, community, local and global issues, sustainability, water resources, and social responsibility in science. Our degrees offer a solid foundation in the sciences and emphasize the importance of understanding the inter-relationships among the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.
Graduating Year: 2009
Education: B.S. in Environmental Science & Biology minor
Career: Executive Director of Groundwork Ohio River Valley
After NKU, Tanner volunteered in the Peace Corps and then went on to earn a Master’s degree in Urban, Community & Regional Planning. He then worked with the Regional Trails Alliance before Groundwork. In 2018, Tanner was the recipient of the Murie Center Rising Leader Award.
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A variety of financial assistance is available, from grants to scholarships, loans to veteran benefits.