Class of 2016 Learns About “The New Industrial Revolution” at Emerging Issues Forum

posted 2013.02.16 The Class of 2016 participated in the 28th annual Emerging Issues Forum at the Raleigh Convention Center. This year’s theme focused on the next phase of manufacturing in North Carolina — a creative and innovative industry featuring advances such as 3-D printers.   U.S. Senator Kay Hagan with Parth Shah ‘16, Sid Jandhyala ‘16, and Marcel Souffrant ‘16. Students had the opportunity to interact with featured speakers such as Dow Chemical Company Chief Executive Officer Andrew Liveris, U.S.
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Becky Dobosy ’14 Travels to Italy to Explore Global Hunger Issues and Career Opportunities

posted 2012.04.06 In her efforts as a nutrition sciences major to address malnutrition in developing nations, Becky Dobosy ‘14 never expected to find herself in Western Europe, let alone Rome. As a member of the Alternative Service Break Italy team, Dobosy crossed the Atlantic to spend her spring break on a service-learning experience focusing on world hunger. Rome serves as the headquarters for the world’s leading international agricultural organizations that work to alleviate world hunger and promote sustainable development. Over
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Park Scholars Participate in Emerging Issues Forum Focused on “Generation Z”

posted 2012.02.08 Over 1,000 individuals from across the state participated in the 27th annual Emerging Issues Forum, an event hosted by North Carolina State University’s Institute for Emerging Issues.   The theme for this year’s gathering was “Investing in Gen Z.” The Forum involved a series of talks, panels, and working sessions focused on changing the way that business, government, and education sectors operate to prepare the way for the 1.5 million members of Generation Z who will transform the
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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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NC State Valedictorian Ellen Orabone ’10 Recognized for Commitment to Global Issues

Ellen Orabone ‘10 was recently featured in GlobalEyes, a publication of the Office of International Affairs, for her passion to develop a global perspective. Orabone studied abroad in Peru and Costa Rica, participated in service trips to Italy and Guatemala, and lived in Nicaragua. This fall, she will pursue a dual-degree natural resources and sustainable development program at American University and the University for Peace in Costa Rica. Read the GlobalEyes feature story ~posted 2010.06.23

Ellen Orabone ’10 Committed to Addressing Hunger Issues

Ellen Orabone ‘10 plans to pursue a career which will allow her to address hunger through an approach involving community development and sustainable farming. Orabone has served as a team leader for a hunger issues Alternative Service Break trip to Italy, and worked for the NC State University Sustainability Office. She is the recipient of the Forbes Leadership Award and four Institute of Food Technologists scholarships. Orabone has studied abroad in Peru and Costa Rica, and interned with Land O’
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