NREM Events Page

The NREM Alumni Society's Annual Adopt-a-River Clean-up scheduled for Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. will be rescheduled due to river conditions. Check back soon for more information. 

Interested in this annual service project? Contact the Alumni Association at 765-285-1080 or to register.

The NREM Alumni Society Awards Dinner was held at the Ball State University Alumni Center on Friday, April 4, 2014. The NREM Alumni Society proudly recognized the outstanding professional achievements and community involvement of four alumni. Juan Andres "Andy" Soria, '95, director, Berglund Center, received the Award of Achievement. IDEM's Megan (Nagle) Bolyard, '06 and the US Army Corps of Engineers' John Scheiber, '07 were recognized with the Award of Merit. The Friend of NREM Award went to Connie Tyner, '69 BS '79, in appreciation of her 40-plus years as administrative coordinator for the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management. 

The 2015 Awards Dinner will be held on April 17. To nominate an alumnus for an NREM award, please visit here

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The 14th Annual NREM Internship & Career Fair is Thursday, January 29, 2015 at the Ball State Alumni Center, hosted by the NREM Alumni Society.   The event features internships, seasonal, part-time and full-time employment opportunities in NREM-related areas for salary or course credit.  This is an excellent opportunity to meet industrious Ball State students from NREM, biology, geology, geography, urban planning, landscape architecture, marketing, public relations and additional academic areas.  Members from the NREM Alumni Society’s Board of Directors and NREM faculty will also be in attendance to network with alumni. 

If your organization is interested in participating in this event, please complete the registration form and return it by Thursday, January 22, 2015.   

Questions?  Please contact us at 765-285-1080 or toll-free at 888-446-4278, or email

Annual NREM Adopt-A-River Clean-Up

Seven NREM alumni and friends participated in the annual NREM Adopt-A-River Clean-Up on Saturday, September 12, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.  Hundreds of pounds of trash and tires were removed from this adopted section of the White River.