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Doughnuts to Dollars: New Fundraiser Supports Children’s Hospital

The Krispy Kreme Challenge is NC State’s newest tradition and Park Scholars have a hand in making it happen. 2,400 calories. 12 doughnuts. 4 miles. 1 hour. On Saturday, Jan. 27, these numbers transcend mere statistics and become the stuff of legend. And possibly, stomach cramps. That’s because Saturday marks the third annual Krispy Kreme Challenge, a day when NC State students, alumni and local runners will race 2 miles from the bell tower to Peace Street’s Krispy Kreme, consume
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Park Alumni Show Their Support

The first Park Alumni Society fundraiser surpasses goals and sets a stage for continued alumni support. The Park Alumni Society’s first fundraiser—created to mark the 10-year anniversary of the program and coincide with the completion of the Dorothy and Roy Park Alumni Center—was a huge success. In less than a year, the PAS raised almost $40,000 toward its two initiatives supporting the NC State Alumni Association’s Campaign for Excellence and a new study abroad grant for Park Scholars. Campaign for
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Park Alumni Fundraiser in Full Swing

The Park Alumni Society sees—and seeks—success with its first major fundraising campaign. This academic year marks the 10th anniversary of the Park Scholarships at NC State. It also marks a decade of commitment from the Park Foundation. To date, over $45,000,000 has been committed to the scholarship, funding more than 450 individual scholars. In November, the PAS—working in conjunction with the Alumni Association and the Park Scholarships office— launched two fundraising initiatives to pay tribute to the commitment of the
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Park Alum’s ’Naked and Hungry’ A Success

A simple question helps the North Carolina Future Farmers of America get a huge response. What would you be without agriculture? It’s a simple question. And yet, by asking it, Christian Wilson (2003) helped NC State’s Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapter raise almost $16,000 and fund future FFA students. It all began with a t-shirt and the three-word answer: “Naked and Hungry.” While at NC State, Christian served as a presenter for both the NC State and NC FFA
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