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Wolf Plaza

Sep 6, 2022

Park Scholarships 2021-22 Annual Report

Last fiscal year, the Park Scholarships program celebrated an impressive array of milestones including the 25th anniversary of Service Raleigh, the fulfillment of the Krispy Kreme Challenge‘s $2 million commitment to the UNC Children’s hospital and the graduation of the 1,000th Park Scholar, as this annual report details. 

Adelaide Gomer standing with the co-naming donors in 2018.

Aug 29, 2022

Park Scholarships Program Celebrates 10 Co-Named Endowments

The Park Scholarships program has celebrated more than 25 years of extraordinary achievements at NC State. Now, thanks to generous donor support, the program is celebrating one more milestone: the creation of 10 co-named Park Scholarships. 

Wolf Plaza statue

Aug 22, 2022

Danyal Mahmud Joins Park Scholarships Office

The Park Scholarships program is pleased to welcome Danyal Mahmud to the community as its new graduate assistant. Mahmud is also a student in NC State’s master of education in higher education administration program. 

The Memorial Belltower as seen from behind some trees

Aug 15, 2022

Park Scholarships Announce Application Changes for 2022-23 Recruitment Cycle

The Park Scholarships program is excited to announce changes to its application process beginning this fall. These changes will expand access in line with the program’s diversity, equity and inclusion goals, as well as streamline the selection process. 

Kim Bloomfield ’02

Aug 15, 2022

Kim Bloomfield ’02 Named Assistant Director, Recruiting and Selection

The Park Scholarships program is pleased to announce the selection of Kimberly Bloomfield ‘02 as the new assistant director of recruiting and selection. Bloomfield will lead the program’s selection process and strategic recruiting plans, playing a pivotal role in bringing exceptional students to NC State. 

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.