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NC DEQ Secretary Biser Presents Grace Baucom ’22 with Environmental Education Certificate
North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality Secretary Elizabeth S. Biser presented Grace Baucom '22 with her NC Environmental Education Certificate on April 20, 2022.
5th Generation Cotton Farmer Honored by NC State Park Scholars
Julius Tillery, an advocate for rural communities and Black farmers, is receiving the William C. Friday Award.
Park Profile: Micah Holdsworth ’22
The Park Scholarships Diversity Student Task Force compiled profiles designed to give prospective students insight about the Park Scholarships program, the selection process, and how scholars made the decision to join the Wolfpack.
Looking Beyond Medicine to Promote Public Health
For Naila Segule '20, a summer internship with the NC Department of Public Health underscores the importance of interdisciplinary perspectives.
Kelly Cox ’13: Water Warrior
During her time at NC State, Kelly Cox ’13 decided to switch majors from zoology to natural resources and political science. At the time, she...
Class of 2022 Hosts the Gerald H. Elkan Distinguished Lecture in Science and Society Featuring Thomas Hager
On Oct. 1, 2020, the Park Scholarships Class of 2022 hosted the Gerald H. Elkan Distinguished Lecture in Science and Society. Award-winning author Thomas Hager discussed “How to Talk About Science in a Post-Truth World.”
Jessica Ritter ’10 is a Force for Change
When Jessica Ritter ’10 decided to forego veterinary school for a year after graduating from NC State, she did not know how much of an...
Alex Loflin ‘17 Finds Niche Where Environmental Sustainability and Community Development Meet
Alex Loflin ‘17 discovered her love for environmental science and conservation through her participation in North Carolina Envirothon competitions during middle and high school. She...
Park Scholar Media Mentions
Several Park Scholars have received media attention in recent months for their work on entrepreneurial initiatives and causes ranging from medicine to girls’ empowerment, the...
Toilet Reinventer BJ Ward ‘09 Travels the World in Pursuit of Renewable Energy
Imagine a toilet that uses concentrated sunlight to heat up human waste to temperatures upwards of 300°C and turn it into sterilized charcoal. As unconventional...