Hispanic Heritage Month 2022

Learn about some of our Hispanic alumni in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. More stories to come!

A New World of Opportunities

Sebastian Moreno’s time at MU allowed him to discover his passions

While Sebastian Moreno strengthened his passions for urban ecology and ornithology, the scientific study of birds, as a graduate student in natural resources at the University of Missouri, he also discovered a desire to connect with people on a deeper level. Photo courtesy of Sebastian Moreno.While Sebastian Moreno strengthened his passions for urban ecology and ornithology, the scientific study of birds, as a graduate student in natural resources at the University of Missouri, he also discovered a desire to connect with people on a deeper level. Photo courtesy of Sebastian Moreno.

Immersed in the Outdoors

Natural resource science and management degree program has helped Lisette Perez connect people to the outdoors

Since graduation, Lisette Perez has been able to build on her passions for connecting with people. She recently completed an internship in Alaska focused on sharing educational information about nature with the general public. Perez was an interpretation ranger at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center in Juneau, Alaska. The site, managed by the federal government through the United States Forest Service, allows individuals to explore wildlife and nature through numerous scenic walking trails. Photo courtesy of Lisette Perez.Since graduation, Lisette Perez has been able to build on her passions for connecting with people. She recently completed an internship in Alaska focused on sharing educational information about nature with the general public. Perez was an interpretation ranger at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center in Juneau, Alaska. The site, managed by the federal government through the United States Forest Service, allows individuals to explore wildlife and nature through numerous scenic walking trails. Photo courtesy of Lisette Perez.