The Park Scholarships program community is saddened by the loss of William “Tripp” Donald Polen III, a member of the Class of 2003 and brother of Dr. Amy Polen Stallings ‘00.
posted 2012.11.15 Deb Kull’s reach has been felt from as far away as Malawi and as close as here in the Triangle. As a development officer with the California-based Global AIDSInterfaith Alliance (GAIA), Kull organizes fundraising efforts for HIV/AIDS work and related activities to enhance the lives of people in Malawi. “In a place like Malawi, where GAIA does its work, the U.S. Dollar goes so far,” says Kull. “I saw this first-hand — $5 buys an HIV test kit, and $10 can buy school supplies for two
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Deb Kull (2004) helps Vietnamese refugees find a place to call home. When Hurricane Katrina struck the gulf region in September 2005, Americans everywhere watched the events unfold on their televisions. This included Park alumna, Deb Kull, who followed the coverage from her residence at Oxford University. ”I kept thinking to myself, ’What can I do?’,” she remembers. And then the phone rang. It was the director of Boat People SOS (BPSOS), an AmeriCorps VISTA program that helps Vietnamese refugees
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