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Photo of Patricia Bottoms

Aug 1, 2022

Investing in the Future, Driven by Potential

Patricia Bottoms ’82 likes making wise investments. When she learned about the impact of the Park Scholarships program at her alma mater, she became the first person to make an endowed gift to support it despite not being a Park alumna herself. 

People walking on Caldwell Patio

Jul 19, 2022

Seven Incoming Humanities and Social Sciences Students Named Park Scholars

Seven incoming College of Humanities and Social Sciences students are among the 42 rising freshmen the Park Scholarships program named to its class of 2026 scholars. 

Mallory Bryan

Jul 11, 2022

Living and Learning With the Pack

Mallory Bryan graduated from NC State in 2021 after participating in the Park Scholarships program. She credits her time on campus with helping her fit her work and faith together in extraordinary new ways. 

The copper wolves at Wolf Plaza

Jun 27, 2022

May 2022 Park Enrichment Grants Awarded

Park Enrichment Grants provide support for Park Scholars engaged in professional and personal enrichment experiences in the United States and abroad. The grants are awarded by the Park Enrichment Grant Committee, composed of faculty members from across NC State and a representative from the Park Alumni Society, and are designed to foster the development of scholarship, service, leadership and character, as well as connect scholars with faculty. 

copper wolves on Wolf Plaza

Jun 20, 2022

NC State Names 42 Students to Park Scholarships Program

NC State recently announced its 27th class of Park Scholars, which includes 42 students representing nine states and 20 North Carolina counties. The Park program provides a four-year scholarship valued at approximately $116,000 for in-state students and $208,000 for out-of-state students. 

Chris Cooper

Jun 13, 2022

Alumni Spotlight: Chris Cooper ’17

The former Park, Franklin, Goldwater and Churchill Scholarships recipient shares what he has been able to Think and Do since graduating from NC State — and why he’s choosing to give back to his alma mater now. 

Patterson Hall on a spring day. Photo by Becky Kirkland.

Jun 13, 2022

Four Incoming CALS Students Named Park Scholars

The Park Scholarships program has named 42 students to its class of 2026 including incoming College of Agriculture and Life Sciences students Sydney Loflin, Eli Roberts, Caden Robinette and Karla S. Velasquez-Contreras. 

Wolf Plaza

Jun 13, 2022

Fostering Leadership

The Park Scholars in the class of 2025 explored leadership in North Carolina’s foster care system during this year’s Learning Lab I, an annual experience designed and implemented by first-year Park Scholars to provide insight into leadership through the lens of a challenge currently facing the people of North Carolina. 

The wolf wood sculpture in Talley Student Union

Jun 7, 2022

Joshua Mason Receives Critical Language Scholarship

The NC State University Fellowships Office recently announced three new recipients of the 2022 Critical Language Scholarship (CLS), Park Scholar Joshua Mason ’24 among them. Mason will spend eight to 10 weeks abroad studying one of 15 critical languages thanks to the CLS program, which is an intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program for American students enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities. 

Service Raleigh co-chairs Vitus Puta, Lucas Embry, Shaily Shah ’22, Bhairavy Puviindran, and Sarah Hartsell ’22

May 24, 2022

Service Raleigh Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

Service Raleigh is an annual day of service headed by five Park Scholar and Goodnight Scholar co-chairs that leads to the coordination of thousands of hours of community service benefiting people and organizations throughout the Triangle. In its 25th anniversary year, Service Raleigh returned to an entirely in-person format, bringing together more than 700 volunteers for a day of service at 80 sites all across the region.