Dr. Ben Gaddy ‘07 Steers Startups’ Strategies for Solving Climate Change

Following is one of 28 first-person alumni profiles that were compiled in a photo book for the Park Foundation Trustees in September 2016 and updated recently. Each alumnus was ask to share highlights of his or her path from receiving the Park Scholarship to the present day.

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 environment, and affordable housing. Read on to learn how they’re positively impacting their communities.

Emily Scotton ‘15 Aids Immigrant Population through Greensboro-Based Nonprofit

Emily Scotton ‘15 recently completed an internship with the FaithAction International House in Greensboro, N.C., which aims to help Greensboro become a multicultural, immigrant-accepting city. Scotton assisted local immigrants with language skills and day-to-day resources.

ShoeManity Provides Footwear to Residents of the Dominican Republic and Haiti

Caldwell Fellow Kevin Miller (‘13) and Park Scholars Brian Gaudio (‘13), Alex Lombardi (‘13), and Claire Lucas (‘13) joined NC State students Drew Brisley (‘12) and Caitlin McCombs (‘13), along with members of the Raleigh community in collecting more than 2,000 pairs of shoes in conjunction with Soles4Souls, a nonprofit organization that coordinates shoe distribution to those in need around the world… Read the full version of the story ~posted 2010.08.26