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Park Scholarships Welcomes Sarah Ho

Sarah Ho will join NC State in July as assistant director of the Park Scholarships program.

Steven Mazur ’13 to Help Revitalize Detroit as Venture for America Fellow

Early in his undergraduate career, Steven Mazur ‘13 noticed something unsettling — most high school students did not realize their own potential to serve as agents of change.

Taufik Raharjo ’16 Participates in 2013 ACC Leadership Conference

Leadership and service are two of the pillars of the Park program and Taufik Raharjo ‘16 was fortunate enough to be able to investigate both during a weekend this spring.

Lauren Wall ’08 Advocates for Heathy Children Worldwide

As a child, Lauren Wall ‘08 was treated for an autoimmune condition. Wall’s experience inspired her ongoing mission to improve health care for children around the globe.

Tommy Vitolo ’00 Combats Climate Change – One Community at a Time

When Tommy Vitolo ‘00 is not identifying opportunities to reduce air pollution, carbon emissions, and electricity bills as an associate for Synapse Energy Economics, he’s writing legislation for local government to use green cleaning products and prohibit the sale of tobacco on educational campuses in his role as a Brookline Town Meeting member.

Neal Robbins ’01 Returns to Raleigh to Join Department of Environment and Natural Resources Leadership Team

Neal Robbins ‘01 admits he has always chosen the path that seemed the most rigorous. That path has taken him from work as a manufacturing engineer to a position with Governor Pat McCrory’s administration.

Wade Colburn ’14 Spends Semester Circumnavigating the Globe

A few years ago, Wade Colburn ‘14 thought that his dream of spending time abroad while in college was unobtainable due to the intense demands of biomedical engineering and his lack of language skills. However, when presented with the option of traveling with the Semester at Sea program, it seemed that Colburn had found the study abroad option for him. “Some people believe that complete immersion in a single country is the only way to study abroad,” Colburn says. “I
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Park Scholarships Announces Class of 2017

Forty-four high school seniors were recently named to the NC State University Park Scholarships Class of 2017.

April Park Enrichment Grants Awarded

The Park Enrichment Grant committee made the following awards to Park Scholars who submitted proposals by the April 1 deadline. Park Enrichment Grants provide support for Park Scholars engaged in professional and personal enrichment experiences in the United States and abroad. These awards, initiated in 1998, are designed to foster the development of scholarship, service, leadership, and character, as well as connect Scholars with faculty. These grants are awarded by the Park Enrichment Grant committee composed of faculty members from
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Harvard Bound Ian Hill ’13 Combines Science and Service

From the Triangle to Mexico, Ian Hill ‘13 has been pursuing his love of science and service to others.