By Alexa Salvato
“Writopia Lab is a not-for-profit organization that fosters joy, literacy, and critical thinking in children and teens from all backgrounds through creative writing.”
When I came across this description of Writopia Lab my senior year of high school, I could not think of a mission statement that I identified with more. Joy?...
By Emily Masters
Ironically, it was the very first newsroom I ever walked into.
I was in the 11th grade, headed upstairs to a conference room for a workshop for high school students. Traffic had been bad,...
Alexa Salvato (a class of 2017 journalism major from North Salem, NY) spoke with Peter Quandt (a class of 2015 documentary studies and production major from Schoharie, NY) about his experiences in the Park Scholar Program.
Alexa Salvato: You’ve given back to the Ithaca community in many ways in your three years here. What have been some...
By Jessica Corbett '15
Perched on an office desk in Phoenix, Arizona, is a photo of a little girl posing with Mickey Mouse. On the framed photograph is a Post-it note: “This is why I am here.”
Park Scholar alumna Mykal Urbina ’11 interned at the Make-A-Wish Foundation’s national headquarters in the summer of 2009 after her sophomore year of...
By Jen Segal
The Park Scholars, joined by members of the Park Foundation, professors and administrators of the Roy H. Park School of Communications, gathered April 24 for the annual Spring Colloquium.