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On the Road to Success

NC State’s co-op program helped Elizabeth Dogbe ’21 fine-tune her civil engineering passion and positioned her to excel in a career focused on making public transportation systems more efficient, accessible, and equitable.

A Winning Solution to Reducing Food Waste

David Horne ’23 and Joshua Mason ’24 created an app that reduces food waste by connecting grocery stores with food-based charities. The project won the grand prize in the NC State Make-A-Thon sustainability innovation competition.

February 2021 Park Enrichment Grants Awarded

The Park Enrichment Grant committee made awards to Park Scholars who submitted proposals by the February 1 deadline.

Spring 2021 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Update

As Park staff and faculty engage in the active, sustained efforts required to counter racial injustice and systemic oppression, Park Scholarships will share periodic updates about the progress on its work to build a stronger and more diverse, equitable, and inclusive program.

Meet Park Faculty Scholar Clifford Griffin

Clifford Griffin, an associate professor of political science in NC State’s School of Public and International Affairs, has served as a Park Faculty Scholar for three classes, including the Class of 2021, and previously chaired the Park Scholarships Advisory Committee.

Tomás Carbonell ’02 Joins the EPA Leadership Team

Tomás Carbonell ’02 is the newly-appointed Deputy Assistant Administrator for Stationary Sources in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Air and Radiation. His work will focus on tackling the climate crisis, advancing environmental justice, and creating clean energy jobs.

Jennifer Frix ’17 Channels AI to Promote Fairness in Banking

At Bank of America, Jennifer Frix '17 assesses AI solutions to identify risks or unintended consequences and ensure that bank practices adhere to fairness, equality, transparency, and privacy standards.