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Justin Hills ’14 Conducts Childhood Cancer Research at St. Jude

Justin Hills ‘14 recently completed the Pediatric Oncology Education (POE) program at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. The eleven-week program affords the opportunity for sixty students from across the country to interact with scientists and physicians in their related departments. As a senior in biology with a concentration in human biology, Hills plans to attend medical school after graduation.

Krispy Kreme Challenge Races Total Over $550,000 for North Carolina Children’s Hospital

posted 2013.02.12 What started as a dare between friends in 2004 has grown into one of the largest annual events at North Carolina State University, drawing thousands of competitors to Raleigh each year. The 2013 Krispy Kreme Challenge involved a record 8,000 runners and raised over $170,000. Over the course of the nine year history of the Krispy Kreme Challenge, the organization has donated a total of over $550,000 to the North Carolina Children’s Hospital — a state-of-the-art facility that serves over 70,000 children
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Krispy Kreme Challenge Raises $50,000 for North Carolina Children’s Hospital

A total of 6,000 runners took to the streets of Raleigh on Saturday, February 6 to take part in the annual Krispy Kreme Challenge. In one hour, brave participants ran two miles to the Krispy Kreme store on Peace Street, consumed a dozen doughnuts and ran an additional two miles back to the NC State campus. The event generated a record $50,000 which will be presented to the North Carolina Children’s Hospital. Now in its sixth year, the event was
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Doughnuts to Dollars: New Fundraiser Supports Children’s Hospital

The Krispy Kreme Challenge is NC State’s newest tradition and Park Scholars have a hand in making it happen. 2,400 calories. 12 doughnuts. 4 miles. 1 hour. On Saturday, Jan. 27, these numbers transcend mere statistics and become the stuff of legend. And possibly, stomach cramps. That’s because Saturday marks the third annual Krispy Kreme Challenge, a day when NC State students, alumni and local runners will race 2 miles from the bell tower to Peace Street’s Krispy Kreme, consume
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Park Scholars Dance for a Cause

The Scholar-driven Dance Marathon raised more than $17,000 for the NC Children’s Hospital. By Saturday, February 5, there were a lot of tired feet at NC State. But as the third annual Dance Marathon drew to a close, something else was in abundance—donations. The 24-hour fundraiser raised $17,230 for the NC Children’s Hospital, an increase over last year’s $10,851 intake. The concept behind Dance Marathon is simple: for one 24-hour period, student volunteers stay on their feet—absolutely no sitting or
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