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Nov 16, 2015

Prime Mover

Computer science graduate Xavier Primus was accepted into MIT, Georgetown and Duke — and then went to NC State instead. Learn why we’re increasingly the first choice of elite students. 

Oct 15, 2015

Solar Tree Sprouts at Hunt Library

Charge your laptop, phone or other electronics on the 16-foot solar tree at the Hunt Library on Centennial Campus. The newly installed solar technology is a gift from the Park Scholars Class of 2015. 

Oct 14, 2015

Park Scholars Give $2 Million

The Park Scholars, who have organized the wildly popular Krispy Kreme Challenge race since 2004, have committed $2 million to UNC Children's Hospital for the Krispy Kreme Challenge Children's Specialty Clinic at Rex Hospital in Raleigh. 

May 5, 2015

NC State Selects 39 Park Scholars for Class of 2019

North Carolina State University’s Park Scholarships program has named 39 students to its Class of 2019. Recipient biographies, listed by N.C. county, state and nation, are available via PDF. “The Class of 2019 has the distinction of being the 20th class of Park Scholars at NC State,” said Park Scholarships director Eva Feucht. “These students will… 

Rusty Mau addressing campus crowd in Wolf Plaza.

Aug 28, 2014

Student Leader Tackles Big Issues

Grad student and Park Scholar Rusty Mau takes a no-nonsense approach to his position as student body president, speaking out on issues such as sexual assault, financial literacy and college affordability. 

Mar 20, 2014

Red Hat CEO to Receive Friday Award

Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst will receive the William C. Friday Award next week in a ceremony at the Hunt Library. 

Feb 4, 2014

Student-Powered Service

Grueling as it is, the 5-mile, 2,400-calorie Krispy Kreme Challenge is the end of a longer race for the students who organize it. 

Sep 26, 2013

Watch Live Video of Big Announcement

Friday will be a red-letter day for NC State as the Chancellor makes a landmark announcement about the Park Scholarships program. Bookmark the website for a live video stream. 

Dec 6, 2012

Meet the Future

Meet Andrew, Hillary and KeJuan. Some day, they'll be doctors and teachers; today, they're NC State students, supported by scholarships and awards that exist because of the generosity of annual donors. 

Feb 9, 2012

Minds Over the Magic Kingdom

Four NC State students teamed up to claim the top spot in the Disney ImagiNations competition. See how collaboration and imagination paid off. 

Jan 30, 2012

From Lark to Legend

This Saturday, 7,700 runners will gather at the Memorial Belltower for the Krispy Kreme Challenge, a five-mile foot race during which runners consume a dozen doughnuts. The NC State tradition raises tens of thousands for the North Carolina Children's Hospital. 

Jun 13, 2011

Holcomb Takes Leadership Role

Eva Holcomb, Park Scholarships director, has been elected president of a national professional association that develops best practices for selective scholars programs. 

Dec 3, 2010

Meet Your Guide to Good Health

The 125,000 members of the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) have a new national president and leader - NC State sophomore industrial engineering major Claire Lucas ('13), who aims to help better prepare students for careers in the booming health-care industry. 

Aug 30, 2010

ShoeManity

For six NC State students, including sophomore environmental design in architecture major and Park Scholar Brian Gaudio, the opportunity to help collect and redistribute shoes to needy schoolchildren in the Dominican Republic has sparked a plan to build upon their experiences here at NC State as well as beyond the borders of our campus. 

Jul 7, 2010

Gulf Duty

Experts and alumni from NC State are sharing the challenges and rewards of helping clean beaches and restore wildlife on the Gulf Coast. Here are the stories of U.S. Coast Guard Ensign Cameron Cooper, who's on the beach, Dr. Greg Lewbart, who's caring for rescued turtles, and Dr. Greg Massey, who's rehabilitating oiled birds.