First Annual Alex Miller Outstanding Scholar Award Recipient
Congratulations to graduating senior, Alex Eubank '14, who was the inaugaral recipient of the Alex Miller Outstanding University Scholar Award. Alex received this newly dedicated award at the 2014 Senior Dinner. This award was named in honor of former USP Director, Alex Miller, who led the program for 28 years, from 1985 to 2013. The award will be given annually to a graduating senior who best embodies the mission and spirit of the University Scholars Program, and who has exhibited a significant committment to the program and our students.
Alex Eubank was a phenomenal addition to the USP while at NC State. He served on the Scholars Council throughout his time here, and was elected Chair his senior year. He also worked for the program as both a Scholars Village Assistant and Undergraduate Teaching Assistant. We're so grateful for his dedication and contributions both as a leader and a student. Congratulations Alex and best of luck in your future endeavors.
USP Senior Receives Prestigious Brody Scholarship
Graduating senior, Alyssa D'Addezio '14, has been selected for East Carolina University Medical School's Brody Scholarship, North Carolina's most distinguished medical scholarship. This award provides full tuition and fees and most living expenses for four years of medical school, allowing scholars to choose a medical specialty without the worry of debt after graduation.The Brody Scholarship also supports service projects and summer enrichment that students may undertake while in medical school. Brody Scholars join a dynamic group of medical students with exceptional values. Their service to others, character, and leadership allow them to design unique programs of study, supported by the scholarship program.
While at NC State, Alyssa was a participant in the Fulbright Newcastle Summer Institute where she studied the "science of medicine" for 5 weeks. She also served on two alternative service break trips, to Washington, DC as an advocate for hunger and homelessness issues, and to the Dominical Republic to teach English. She is both a University Scholar and a Park Scholar, and will graduate with a degree in Human Biology.