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Light streams through stained glass blocks in the DH Hill

Jan 10, 2022

NC State Global Launches 2021-22 Global Engagement Institute

The Global Engagement Institute (GEI) is an annual program offered by the Office of Global Engagement (NC State Global) to provide professional development for faculty interested in developing international collaborations. This year’s GEI cohort is coordinated by NC State Global staff, David Dixon, Director of Global Partnerships and Dr. Heidi Hobbs, Director of Faculty Engagement. About the… 

Jan 4, 2022

NC State Global Welcomes New Employees

Two of NC State Global’s sub-units, the Study Abroad Office and the Global Training Initiative (GTI), have recently hired new staff members.  New Additions to The Study Abroad Office  The Study Abroad Office has welcomed four new employees to their team. Ashton Croft, Robin Stewards and Lindsay Hughes recently joined the Study Abroad Office as new… 

A wide shot of the belltower during August 2021.

Dec 1, 2021

Global Alumni Spotlight: Job Opportunity Inspires Move Across Continents To Help The Deaf Community

Jimmy Pagett, a lifelong State fan, graduated from NC State in 2013. He has always had an interest in exploring different places and cultures, originally majoring in International Relations before settling on Marketing. “One of the main reasons I wanted to attend NC State is because I didn’t originally know what I wanted to get my degree… 

A group of students taking a group photo while on a hike in a forest in Costa Rica.

Nov 29, 2021

“Traveling While First in The Pack” Empowers First-Generation To Study Abroad

As part of International Education Month, the Study Abroad Office held a panel discussion on traveling abroad as a first-generation college student.  The panel was led by Zakiya Covington who serves as the academic success coordinator for TRIO student support services. The panel consisted of three former study abroad students who shared their excitement, expectations,… 

a screenshot of a Zoom meeting

Nov 19, 2021

Fall 2021 Office of Global Engagement Unit Awards Announced

During our fall 2021 virtual retreat, we honored our employees for their exceptional service throughout 2021. Congratulations! Ginger Davis Outstanding Service Award  The Ginger Davis Outstanding Service Award recognizes an employee who demonstrates outstanding service to Global Engagement by going above and beyond their scope of work. Nan Clarke, Intensive English Program By the end…