Shaunis Mercer ’02 explored several majors before landing in NC State’s College of Management, where she completed a degree in business management. Although she concentrated in human resource management, Mercer said she enjoyed the diverse curriculum the college offered. Years later, when starting her own law firm, and in her current role overseeing juvenile defenders, she fully realized the value of her undergraduate coursework.
The Park Scholarships program at North Carolina State University has named 105 Finalists for the Class of 2018. Approximately 200 NC State alumni who comprise the Park Scholarships Selection Committee conducted interviews for 286 Semifinalists in early January. The Semifinalists were chosen from a record number of nearly 1,700 applicants. Finalists will visit the NC State campus on February 21-22 to participate in Final Selection Activities at the Dorothy and Roy Park Alumni Center. These activities will include individual interviews,
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The Park Scholarships program at North Carolina State University has selected 286 Semifinalists for the Class of 2018. Candidates were selected from a talented pool of nearly 1,700 applicants based on outstanding accomplishments and potential in scholarship, leadership, service, and character.
Alumni gathered together for finalist weekend, where the 12th class of Park Scholars was selected. Park Finalist weekend kicked off on Friday, February 16, with the Chancellor’s Reception and Finalist Dinner at the McKimmon Center. Several Park alumni and current Park seniors were in attendance to meet finalists and hear past NC State student body president John O’Quinn speak. On Saturday, alumni interviewed potential scholars and monitored group assessment tasks. Afterwards, more than 25 alumni and Park seniors attended a
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Alumni gathered together for finalist weekend, where the 11th class of Park Scholars was selected. During the weekend of February 17 and 18, Park alumni came from near and far to assist with finalist weekend activities and attend a PAS open meeting and mixer. On Saturday, alumni interviewed potential scholars and assisted with group assessment tasks. Afterwards, many gathered at the Southend Brewery in downtown Raleigh. At the meeting, alumni were given a brief update on board activities and upcoming
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