White House honors Park Scholar as Champion of Change

August 2, 2011
By Bill Krueger

ferris-imageBrian Ferris ’03 has been recognized by the White House for his work with open-source software and public transportation systems.

Ferris, a Park Scholar who majored in computer engineering and computer science at NC State, was named a Champion of Change by the White House. Ferris was recognized in the technology and innovation area for his work with the Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Portland to develop a multi-modal trip planner.

To read more about Ferris and his work, visit the website of the Park Scholars.


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