Finberg’s Commencement Speech

Yesterday I attended Elon’s graduation to see my college roommate Doug Finberg deliver the commencement speech. Here are a few highlights from the day. Doug’s Speech If you want to hear Doug’s introduction and speech, here you go. [audio:https://jasonpearce.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/05/001_a_002_tad.mp3] Phillips, Pearce, Thomas, & Finberg Pictured are roommate Brad Phillips, me, fraternal big brother Lee Thomas, …

College roommates reunite

This weekend I’m heading back to my alma mater Elon University to see two of my college roommates, one of whom is serving as the university’s 2008 commencement speaker. Pictured here is me, Doug Finberg, and Brad Phillips. The three of use lived in a three-bedroom apartment just a few blocks off campus for two …

Forest Conservationist Rob Messick

Cousin Rob Messick was named Forest Conservationist of the Year by the North Carolina Wildlife Federation and the Governor’s office at the 2007 Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards this past Saturday. I have to believe that there is no one more knowledgeable about old-growth forest in North Carolina than my cousin Rob. While he certainly gets …