Park March Madness Motivates Scholars To Give Back

This year marks the completion of the fifth annual Park Scholarships March Madness: a two-pronged, friendly competition between current scholars to see which class will have the highest percentage of donor participants and contribute the highest dollar amount in donations.

Upcoming Service-Related Opportunities

Consider participating in any/all of these upcoming service-related opportunities!

Eric Scholz ‘12 “Masters” the Art of Small-Business Ownership

Eric Scholz ‘12 believes in doing things for the right reasons. That’s why the former mechanical engineering major now owns an eponymous music production business specializing in the mixing and mastering of vocal and a cappella music.

A Tale of Three Teachers

Across North Carolina’s Triangle and Triad, Philip Boyne, Mollie Richardson Williams, and Jasmine Frantz are working to inspire the next generation of scholars and leaders. They are teaching more than physics, chemistry and math, respectively, as they bring the values learned as Park Scholars into the classroom.

Park Scholarships Alumni Find Fit with Deloitte’s Corporate Culture

Although Park Scholars’ backgrounds and interests are widely varied, many alumni have found a home at Deloitte. Deloitte provides audit, tax, consulting, enterprise risk, and financial advisory services for many of the largest companies in the world, including many of the Fortune 500.

Mikayla Raleigh ‘17 Strikes Balance as First-Year Student Athlete

Being both a Division I athlete and a Park Scholar could be daunting for a freshman, but not for varsity cheerleader Mikayla Raleigh ’17. A young master of the art of time management, Raleigh is making the most of her collegiate experience.

Service Raleigh Makes Splash in Triangle

posted 2013.03.27 A total of 1,600 University and community volunteers registered to participate in the annual Service Raleigh event. They began the day with a celebration on theNC State campus, where Raleigh City Councilmember Russ Stephenson and NCState Student Body President Andy Walsh delivered opening remarks. Volunteers then took part in 60 service projects with partner organizations throughout the greater Raleigh area. Projects ran the gamut, from delivering donated food to recipient agencies with the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle to distributing brochures to
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Service Raleigh Addresses Community Needs

posted 2012.03.28 A total of 2,000 volunteers registered to participate in the annual Service Raleigh event on March 24. University and community volunteers began the day with a celebration on the NCState campus and then spread across central North Carolina to participate in over 70 service projects. Teams built compost bins, cleared hiking trails, sorted donated furniture, assessed the conditions of neighborhood sidewalks, and restored natural habitats for wildlife and scientific research. Organizations that hosted projects this year included the American
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Service Raleigh Involves 2,000 Volunteers

posted 2011.04.06 Approximately 2,000 students, alumni, and community members took part in Service Raleigh this spring. The one-day service initiative allows participants to serve their community and encourages individuals to continue volunteering throughout the year. Now in its 14th year, Service Raleigh was responsible for generating over 6,000 hours of community service to benefit residents of the greater Wake County area. The event is NC State University’s largest student-run philanthropic project. Service Raleigh was first launched in 1998 as a collaborative effort
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Raleigh Davis ’10 and Tyrone Keys, Jr. ’10 Receive College of Engineering Awards

Raleigh Davis ‘10 and Tyrone Keys, Jr. ‘10 received Outstanding Senior Awards at the 2010 Engineers’ Council Annual Awards Banquet this spring. Davis was presented with the Outstanding Senior Award for Scholarly Achievement. Originally from Cinnaminson, New Jersey, he graduated with a degree in chemical engineering with a concentration in nanoscience. Davis completed several research projects at NC State University in the field of polymer engineering, including an award-winning study in nanofiber production. He also spent a summer studying chemical
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