As a Park Scholar at NC State, Leslie Scheunemann ‘01 had no shortage of interests. She triple-majored in physics, applied mathematics, and chemistry; minored in Japanese; conducted mentored research; studied ethics independently; gave piano recitals; practiced karate; and was engaged in community service. Not only did each of these pursuits help lay the groundwork for Scheunemann’s post-collegiate life and work, they made her feel connected to something larger than herself.
The following Park Scholars and Park Scholar initiatives have received media attention in recent weeks:
The following Park Scholars and Park Faculty Scholars have received media attention in recent weeks for their entrepreneurial ventures, anthropological breakthroughs, and commitment to regional dialect preservation:
Neal Robbins ’01 Returns to Raleigh to Join Department of Environment and Natural Resources Leadership Team
Neal Robbins ‘01 admits he has always chosen the path that seemed the most rigorous. That path has taken him from work as a manufacturing engineer to a position with Governor Pat McCrory’s administration.
As part of her problem-based learning curriculum in the M.D. Program for Integrated Learning at the Drexel University College of Medicine, Meghan Craven ‘09 was required to gain practical experience by working with a primary care physician for six weeks. She needed to look no further than fellow Park alumna Theresa Amerson ‘01, an internist at Boylan Medical Associates in Raleigh. Philadelphia-based Craven connected with Amerson using the Park Scholarships intranet, which provides contact information for Park Scholars and alumni,
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CNN Associate Producer Sara Lane (2001) helps bring stories home—from covering Katrina to the war in Iraq. The following is an excerpt from the Winter Issue of Perspectives, the magazine of NC State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. For the full article, visit the Web site. The morning after Hurricane Katrina laid waste to the Gulf Coast, CNN associate producer Sara Lane set out with reporter Anderson Cooper to find and help tell the world the stories of those
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