Steve Hnatuk

Steve is a senior in the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources.  Steve is pursuing a degree in Natural Resources with a concentration in Water Resources and Climate as well as a second major in Applied and Resource Economics.

At the University of Connecticut Steve has been involved with multiple clubs including EcoHusky and the EcoHouse Learning Community. Steve was a member of the Husky Ambassadors Program and the UConn Undergraduate Admissions office the past three years where he has lead tours and informed prospective students and parents of his UConn experience.  Steve has also been a dedicated musician, having been a Drumline instructor for the Trumbull High School Marching Band and Winter Percussion Ensemble for the past two years.   He is currently interning at the U.S. Geological Survey working in Surface Water Resources as well as working in a hydrology research lab as a research assistant in the Department of Natural Resources.  Steve looks forward to continuing to represent the University of Connecticut and inform incoming students on the amazing opportunities the CAHNR has to offer.

High School Attended: Trumbull High School

Favorite Dairy Bar Ice Cream Flavor: Chocolate Fudge Brownie

Three Pieces of Advice for Prospective Students:

  1. Try Everything!  Don’t be afraid to get involved in new clubs, intramurals, and reach out to faculty.  Putting yourself out there and making new connections is key to making the most of your college experience.
  2. Stay Organized!  Keep a schedule of your classes and assignments so you can spend more time going to UConn sports games or enjoying free time with friends.
  3. Take College One Step At a Time!  Set semesterly goals and take on new activities little by little. Its easy to become overwhelmed, so make sure to prioritize sleep and a balanced lifestyle.