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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.

Service Raleigh Makes Splash in Triangle

posted 2013.03.27 A total of 1,600 University and community volunteers registered to participate in the annual Service Raleigh event. They began the day with a celebration on theNC State campus, where Raleigh City Councilmember Russ Stephenson and NCState Student Body President Andy Walsh delivered opening remarks. Volunteers then took part in 60 service projects with partner organizations throughout the greater Raleigh area. Projects ran the gamut, from delivering donated food to recipient agencies with the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle to distributing brochures to
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Service Raleigh Addresses Community Needs

posted 2012.03.28 A total of 2,000 volunteers registered to participate in the annual Service Raleigh event on March 24. University and community volunteers began the day with a celebration on the NCState campus and then spread across central North Carolina to participate in over 70 service projects. Teams built compost bins, cleared hiking trails, sorted donated furniture, assessed the conditions of neighborhood sidewalks, and restored natural habitats for wildlife and scientific research. Organizations that hosted projects this year included the American
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Service Raleigh Involves 2,000 Volunteers

posted 2011.04.06 Approximately 2,000 students, alumni, and community members took part in Service Raleigh this spring. The one-day service initiative allows participants to serve their community and encourages individuals to continue volunteering throughout the year. Now in its 14th year, Service Raleigh was responsible for generating over 6,000 hours of community service to benefit residents of the greater Wake County area. The event is NC State University’s largest student-run philanthropic project. Service Raleigh was first launched in 1998 as a collaborative effort
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Raleigh Davis ’10 and Tyrone Keys, Jr. ’10 Receive College of Engineering Awards

Raleigh Davis ‘10 and Tyrone Keys, Jr. ‘10 received Outstanding Senior Awards at the 2010 Engineers’ Council Annual Awards Banquet this spring. Davis was presented with the Outstanding Senior Award for Scholarly Achievement. Originally from Cinnaminson, New Jersey, he graduated with a degree in chemical engineering with a concentration in nanoscience. Davis completed several research projects at NC State University in the field of polymer engineering, including an award-winning study in nanofiber production. He also spent a summer studying chemical
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2,300 to Volunteer for Service Raleigh 2010

More than 2,300 volunteers will complete over 95 projects in Raleigh on Saturday, March 27 as part of the 13th annual Service Raleigh. John Leshney, Senior Vice President of Development for The V Foundation for Cancer Research, will be the keynote speaker at the morning kickoff that begins at 7:30 am on Harris Field on NC State University’s campus. Service Raleigh is NC State’s largest student-run philanthropic project, started in 1998 by the Park Scholars and Student Government. Volunteers will
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Park Scholar’s Study Abroad Experience

Park Scholar shares first hand his study abroad experience in southern France. I am Raleigh Davis, a student in chemical engineering and class of 2010 Park Scholar. This past summer I was presented with a marvelous opportunity to study abroad in the heart of southern France. For six weeks I studied at the Ecole Superieure Chimie, Physique, Electronique located in Lyon, France. While there I studied conversational French and took a chemical engineering unit operations laboratory course. It was truly
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Rain Doesn’t Deter Service Raleigh

On April 2, Service Raleigh volunteers braved early morning showers—and the early start time—to serve the greater Raleigh community. This year saw the first significant rain in Service Raleigh’s 8-year history, but the thunder, strong winds and occasional showers didn’t keep participants from making it to the Brickyard for the 8:30 a.m. opening events. An estimated 2,000 volunteers congregated under Harrelson Hall before heading to their sites, an increase over last year’s count of 1,700. While the bad weather forced
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