Park Scholarships Leads the Pack on NC State’s Day of Giving

NC State’s first-ever Day of Giving, held on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, was a day of excitement as the Wolfpack came together to support the university and its individual departments and programs. The Park Scholarships community also joined forces to give back to the program they know and love. With $328,660.52 raised from 700 gifts, the Park Scholarships topped the University Priorities Leaderboard. All across the country, alumni reached out in support of the Park Scholarships. Included in these gifts
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The Tyler Confrey-Maloney Study Abroad Grant: Investing in the Impact of International Experiences

In a survey of recent Park Scholarships graduates, nearly 90% of respondents reported having had at least one international experience over the course of their undergraduate years – whether study abroad, research, a professional conference, an internship, service, or an alternative pursuit.

Katie Starr ’11 Runs Philadelphia Marathon to Support Independent Living for Disabled Individuals

Running a marathon has been on Katie Starr’s bucket list ever since she became passionate about long distance races during her first year at NC State. As a member of Team Liberty, Starr recently completed her first marathon in Philadelphia where she ran to benefit the nonprofit organization Liberty Resources. Katie Starr ‘11 completes her first marathon as a runner on Team Liberty. Starr and her sister Kristen, a social worker in Philadelphia, have had many discussions about the complexities
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Park Alumni Show Their Support

The first Park Alumni Society fundraiser surpasses goals and sets a stage for continued alumni support. The Park Alumni Society’s first fundraiser—created to mark the 10-year anniversary of the program and coincide with the completion of the Dorothy and Roy Park Alumni Center—was a huge success. In less than a year, the PAS raised almost $40,000 toward its two initiatives supporting the NC State Alumni Association’s Campaign for Excellence and a new study abroad grant for Park Scholars. Campaign for
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