Park Scholar Media Mentions

Quite a few Park Scholars and alumni received media coverage in recent weeks: Michael Ian Cedar talked with Chasta Hamilton Calhoun ’07 about reinvention as part of his blog, “The Legacy of You.” Hamilton Calhoun owns Raleigh-based Stage Doore Dance. She, along with Mitch Danforth ’07 and Kyle Held ’09, led a presentation on this same topic during the first biannual sPark in April 2016.     Following the fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte earlier this
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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

Park Scholars Recognized at 19th Annual Undergraduate Research Spring Symposium

Kathleen Davis ‘12, Ellen Orabone ‘10, Adam Steiner ‘10, and Kathryn Westfall ‘10 were named winners at the 19th Annual North Carolina State University Undergraduate Research Spring Symposium on April 22. The event was sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Research which identifies, creates, and promotes mentored research opportunities with NC State University faculty and other national and international experts. The students’ research included: Kathleen Davis Testing 1, 2, 3: An Overview of the Current State of Genetic Testing Ellen
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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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