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Park Scholarships Welcomes Thomas Hall

The Park Scholarships team is pleased to welcome Thomas Hall as a part-time graduate assistant. As our graduate assistant, Thomas will assist on many Park Scholarships programs including Retreats and Learning Labs. He will manage Freshman Seminar and PRK courses, as well as the Faculty Mentor program. He will also contribute to our recruitment and selection efforts. Thomas has just completed two years as a college adviser with the Davidson College Advising Corps at R-S Central High School in Rutherfordton, NC. At
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Class of 2017 Presents William C. Friday Award to UNC President Emeritus Tom Ross

North Carolina State University’s Park Scholarships Class of 2017 presented the 18th annual William C. Friday Award to Thomas W. Ross, President of the Volcker Alliance and President Emeritus of the 17-campus University of North Carolina, on Monday, February 27 at 5:30 pm in NC State’s Hunt Library Duke Energy Hall. Immediately following the award presentation, Ross delivered a lecture addressing his recent work on nonpartisan redistricting.

Andrew Miller ’13 Receives Thomas Edison Innovation Induction Award

Andrew Miller ‘13 was presented with the Thomas Edison Innovation Induction Award at the 14th Annual Induction and Benefit Event for the National Gallery for America’s Young Inventors in Akron, Ohio. Andrew is among a select group of six students from across the nation named for their work in creating the top inventions of the year. His project, Optimizing Turbine Blade Efficiency by Manipulating Boundary Layer Separation, involved the development of a modified wind turbine blade intended to improve both
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