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Mark DeMaria ‘17 Gains Career Perspective at UCLA’s Summer Film Production Intensive

At the age of 14, Mark DeMaria ’17 developed a fascination with the merging of computers and design, hybridizing the technical and the creative. This fascination, though, was never of the spectator variety. After a few years of years of experimentation and self-teaching, it has evolved into a passion.

Class of 2017 Discusses STEM Challenges with National Leaders

The Learning Lab II experience is designed to allow sophomore Park Scholars to develop a critical understanding of a national issue – selected by the class during their freshman year – by interacting with leaders immersed in that issue. In October the Class of 2017 traveled to Washington, D.C. to examine how leaders in the public and private sectors tackle complex challenges surrounding the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from both domestic and international perspectives.

Into the Woods: Retreats Foster Clarity and Connection

Retreats are integral components of the Park Scholarships experience. The Freshman Retreat serves to welcome new scholars into the community by affording them opportunities to get to know one another, the program itself, Park Faculty Scholars and staff, and the upperclassmen who facilitate small group discussion throughout the three-day period.

May Park Enrichment Grants Awarded

The Park Enrichment Grant committee made the following awards to Park Scholars who submitted proposals by the May 30 deadline.

Class of 2017 Explores Impact of Genetically Modified Organisms on Agricultural Industry

Learning Lab I is an annual experience designed and implemented by first-year Park Scholars. This educational program affords students an opportunity to learn about leadership by understanding the people, history, strengths, and challenges of North Carolina through the context of a theme selected by the class.

Mikayla Raleigh ‘17 Strikes Balance as First-Year Student Athlete

Being both a Division I athlete and a Park Scholar could be daunting for a freshman, but not for varsity cheerleader Mikayla Raleigh ’17. A young master of the art of time management, Raleigh is making the most of her collegiate experience.

Park Scholarships Announces Class of 2017

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

Park Scholarships Hosts Class of 2017 Finalists

posted 2013.01.31 The Park Scholarships program at North Carolina State University named 105 Finalists for the Class of 2017. Approximately 200 NC State alumni who comprise the Park Scholarships Selection Committee conducted interviews for 264 Semifinalists in early January. The Semifinalists were chosen from a record number of over 1,600 applicants. Finalists will visit the NC State campus on February 22-23 to participate in Final Selection Activities at the Dorothy and Roy Park Alumni Center. These activities will include individual interviews, a group discussion
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Park Scholarships Names Class of 2017 Semifinalists

posted 2012.12.21 The Park Scholarships program at North Carolina State University has selected 264 semifinalists for the Class of 2017. Candidates were selected from a talented pool of over 1600 applicants based on the four foundations of the program: scholarship, leadership, service, and character.   A list of the Park Scholarships semifinalists is available in PDF format here:Class of 2017 Semifinalists For the next stage of the selection process, NC State and Park alumni will conduct semifinalist interviews on January 12-13. Semifinalists will be
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