While Alexis Corbitt ‘06 has made a career in healthcare, her recent experiences as a patient have opened her eyes to aspects of the industry to which she had previously given little thought.
Many of the Park Scholarships programs’ strongest partnerships began with a single connection. One exemplar of this is the Park Scholars’ work with DKMS (formerly known as Delete Blood Cancer), an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the fight against blood cancer and blood disorders. DKMS strives to increase awareness, recruit bone marrow donors, and raise funds to cover the costs of adding new donors to the registry. Over the past three academic years, Park Scholars have supported DKMS’ efforts by
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The Park Enrichment Grant committee made the following awards to Park Scholars who submitted proposals by the February 1, 2016 deadline.
The Park Enrichment Grant committee made the following awards to Park Scholars who submitted proposals by the November 1, 2015 deadline.
In May 2015, Khari Cyrus ’16 and Marcel Souffrant ’16 led the fourth iteration of the Park Scholars’ Belize Experiential Learning Trip, a two-week service-learning initiative in which Evan Brooks ’18, Allie Dinwiddie ’18, Donnielle Jones ’18, Zach Jones ’17, Jeremy Nortey ’18, and Adrienne Williams ’17 also participated. This year’s trip, coordinated in partnership with NC State’s Center for Student Leadership, Ethics & Public Service (CSLEPS) and its Alternative Service Break programs, received partial funding from Park Enrichment Grants.
An eighth grade social studies and English/language arts teacher at Carroll Middle School in Raleigh, N.C., Jessie Jordan Hathcock ’11 is carrying on a family legacy in education. Her mother, who lost her battle with breast cancer when Hathcock was four years old, was a public school teacher. Hathcock grew up hearing stories of her mother’s positive impact on their community, and decided to major in middle grades education at NC State.
Polymer and color chemistry major Sarah Paluskiewicz ’16 became fascinated with this field of study in high school, when a Ph.D. candidate at Cornell University introduced her to fiber science.
The Park Enrichment Grant committee made the following awards to Park Scholars who submitted proposals by the April 1, 2015 deadline.
The Park Enrichment Grant committee made the following awards to Park Scholars who submitted proposals by the February 1, 2015 deadline.
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.