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Class of 2013 Prepares for Future at Rocky Mountain National Park

posted 2012.09.21 The Class of 2013 traveled to Rocky Mountain National Park this fall for their senior retreat. The seniors participated in thought-provoking activities that addressed the transition from their roles as Park Scholars to alumni. Discussions incorporated topics such as making contributions to their communities and maintaining connections with the program and NC State.   The Class of 2013 on their senior retreat in Rocky Mountain National Park. “The trip truly reunited us as a class,” says senior retreat committee co-chair
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Park Scholarships Class of 2015 Announced

posted 2011.04.26 North Carolina State University is pleased to announce that 45 exceptional young women and men have been named to the Park Scholarships Class of 2015. The sixteenth class of Park Scholars was selected from over 1,300 applicants by the Park Scholarships Selection Committee, comprised of more than 200 Park Scholar and NC State alumni from across the country.   Members of the new class include the recipient of the Congressional Award Gold Medal and U.S. Senate Youth Program Award; founder
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Park Enrichment Grants Awarded

posted 2011.04.25 The Park Enrichment Grant committee recently awarded the following grants 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. The grants are awarded by the Park Enrichment Grant committee composed
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Senior Park Scholars Retreat to Grand Canyon National Park

During their senior year, the Class of 2010 had the opportunity to experience one of the natural wonders of the United States which encompasses over a million acres of stunning terrain. The class carried on the Park tradition of selecting one of America’s national parks as the setting for their senior retreat and spent three days in the Grand Canyon. The Grand Canyon National Park provided an ideal setting for Scholars to enjoy one of the country’s treasures and reflect
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Groundbreaking held for Park Alumni Center

The groundbreaking for NC State’s new alumni center was held Saturday, Feb. 5. The ceremony took place on the corner of Main Campus Drive and Alumni Drive on NC State’s Centennial Campus, future site of the planned 56,000-square-foot office and meeting facility. The center is made possible by a personal gift from Dorothy Dent Park of Ithaca, NY. In recognition, the new alumni center will be named for Dorothy and Roy Park. The Dorothy and Roy Park Alumni Center will
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