Student Giving Nears 100% During Park March Madness

Park Scholarships sixth annual March Madness student giving campaign had extremely impressive results. The March Madness campaign challenges current Park Scholars to give back to the program, and it is intended to fuel friendly competition between the four current Park classes and generate financial support for the Park Scholarships program. Each class was challenged to reach 100% class participation this year.

Media Mentions

The following Park Scholars, alumni, and faculty received media attention in recent months:

Media Mentions

The following Park Scholars, alumni, and faculty received media attention in recent weeks:

Park Scholar Media Mentions

The following Park Scholars and alumni received media coverage over the past couple of months:

May Park Enrichment Grants Awarded

The Park Enrichment Grant committee made the following awards to Park Scholars who submitted proposals by the May 30 deadline.

Ryan Nilsen ’09 and Bryan Lopez ’13 Provide Leadership for Border Issues Trip

posted 2011.04.18 During spring break, Ryan Nilsen ‘09 and Bryan Lopez ‘13 worked with former Associate Vice Chancellor and Director of Student Health Services Jerry Barker to lead a University Scholars Program experience to Arizona and Mexico where students learned about border and immigration issues. Through a combination of backpacking in Saguaro National Park and conversations with people whose lives and work are shaped by the realities of our current immigration system, the group gained a deeper understanding of the
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Bryan Peele ’12 Intertwines Research and Service

Bryan Peele ‘12 is passionate about using his mechanical engineering training to serve others. During his first semester at NC State, Peele began undergraduate research with his Park Faculty Mentor, Dr. Richard Gould, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, to create a solar-powered cooler to transport vaccines in developing countries. He went on to spend a summer at the University of Hawaii at Manoa through the National Science Foundation’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates program, where he worked with researchers to
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