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Oct 12, 2020

Switching GEARS

COVID-19 forced NC State’s academic programs online this spring, but also presented the Global Training Initiative with an opportunity to expand their reach. GTI’s Global Education, Academics, and Research Skills (GEARS) program — an academic, research and cultural exchange program that enables academically gifted domestic and international students to experience campus life and academic research at… 

Global Courtyard rendering

Nov 20, 2019

Global Courtyard Celebrates International Education

A once inconspicuous space between Primrose and Tompkins Halls will soon transform into a gathering place for international-focused events. Upon completion of landscaping and renovations, the Global Courtyard will showcase how NC State strives to bring the world to campus. The idea for the Global Courtyard came about after the Office of Global Engagement’s move to… 

Good Day Hostel

Sep 17, 2019

Wolfpack Alumni Connect in Thailand

With more than 240,000 NC State alumni around the world, you can find a member of the Wolfpack just about anywhere you go. That’s what happened to Samuel Shain, a senior in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, earlier this year in June. Shain flew to Bangkok, Thailand, for an international conference hosted by Yunus… 

Global Partners Day

Jun 5, 2019

NC State Welcomes the World at Global Partners Day

NC State welcomed the world to campus on May 24 for the inaugural Global Partners Day, a precursor to the NAFSA Annual Conference and Expo in Washington, D.C. The event showcased the university’s opportunities for increased student mobility, innovative models for collaboration, world-class facilities, and more to representatives from partner institutions. Representatives from the following universities… 

2019 Global Engagement Expo award winners

Apr 24, 2019

2019 Global Engagement Exposition Honors Commitment to International Education

The Office of Global Engagement hosted the 2019 Global Engagement Exposition on April 23, celebrating the international excellence of NC State faculty, staff and students. Bailian Li, senior vice provost for Global Engagement, provided an overview of the office’s accomplishments over the past year. Ingrid Schmidt, associate vice provost for external relations and development, and Steven…