Into the Woods: Retreats Foster Clarity and Connection

Retreats are integral components of the Park Scholarships experience. The Freshman Retreat serves to welcome new scholars into the community by affording them opportunities to get to know one another, the program itself, Park Faculty Scholars and staff, and the upperclassmen who facilitate small group discussion throughout the three-day period.

Class of 2013 Prepares for Future at Rocky Mountain National Park

posted 2012.09.21 The Class of 2013 traveled to Rocky Mountain National Park this fall for their senior retreat. The seniors participated in thought-provoking activities that addressed the transition from their roles as Park Scholars to alumni. Discussions incorporated topics such as making contributions to their communities and maintaining connections with the program and NC State. “The trip truly reunited us as a class,” says senior retreat committee co-chair John Miller ‘13. “I loved being able to renew my friendships and discuss future
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Senior Park Scholars Retreat to Grand Canyon National Park

During their senior year, the Class of 2010 had the opportunity to experience one of the natural wonders of the United States which encompasses over a million acres of stunning terrain. The class carried on the Park tradition of selecting one of America’s national parks as the setting for their senior retreat and spent three days in the Grand Canyon. The Grand Canyon National Park provided an ideal setting for Scholars to enjoy one of the country’s treasures and reflect
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10th Senior Gala- Celebrating Our First Decade of Graduates

You are invited! Please RSVP by Monday, April 20th. The 10th Senior Gala will be held at the Park Alumni Center in celebration of the Class of 2009 and the program’s first decade of graduates. All Park alumni, current scholars, previous and current Park Faculty Scholars, and other friends of the program are invited to attend. Please RSVP online or call (919)-515-3794 by Monday, April 20th to indicate your attendance at the Senior Gala on Friday, May 8th 2009 10am-12pm.
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