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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.

Michele Tam ’00 Moves Forward and Gives Back

posted 2013.04.08 Michele Tam ‘00 believes in giving back. As a member of the first graduating class of Park Scholars, Tam feels it is her duty to assist in finding the best candidates for the scholarship, a process that gets more competitive each year. Her continuing efforts with Park Scholarships have allowed her to stay connected with the program even though she now lives in Chicago. Upon her graduation from NC State, Tam accepted a position with Procter & Gamble (P&G) as
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Luke Zettlemoyer ’00 Named Assistant Professor at the University of Washington

Luke Zettlemoyer ‘00 joined the faculty in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington this fall. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Zettlemoyer will continue his research on artificial intelligence. During his time at NC State, Zettlemoyer was awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, along with the Bitzer Creativity Award, the Undergraduate Mathematics Fellowship, and the Computer Research Association Outstanding Undergraduate Award. In addition, prior to his graduation, he co-authored ten peer-reviewed research
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Park Alumna Makes the Big Screen

Dr. Amy Stallings (2000) is featured in NC State’s new halftime spots. Just What The Doctor Ordered—that’s the title of one of NC State’s recent public service announcements. And when the University began searching for alumni to profile in its latest installment of the Achieve! Campaign, Dr. Amy Stallings fit the bill. A member of the first class of Park Scholars, Amy is now a pediatric resident at Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters in Norfolk, Va. While at NC
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Park Alum Pedals in Pursuit of Passions

Tommy Vitolo (2000) volunteers with Buscyle, where public art becomes public transportation. By day, Tommy Vitolo (2000) spends his time working on scalable optimal and suboptimal methods to solve real time point-to-point ad hoc network problems. What does that mean? Math, and lots of it. Specifically, operations research, the focus of his Ph.D. track at Boston University. So what does Tommy do for fun? For the past few months, he’s been welding, grinding, drilling, and most importantly, pedaling. The last
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Alumna Gives Breast Cancer Talk

Jenny Chang (2000) shared her story with the NC State campus as part of a Breast Cancer Awareness Month event. On October 19, Jenny addressed about 60 people in room 107 of Harrelson Hall. The former student body president’s message was simple: breast cancer can strike all ages. Jenny was 24 when she first noticed a small bump on her breast. She wasn’t worried—”Women this young don’t get cancer,” she thought—until a mammography revealed the unlikely diagnosis. Two years later,
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