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May 17, 2022

Senior Vice Provost for Global Engagement Stepping Down to Return to Faculty After 16 Years of Leadership

Senior Vice Provost for Global Engagement Bailian Li will step down from his position and return to the faculty in the College of Natural Resources, effective August 15.  “I want to sincerely thank Dr. Li for his outstanding commitment to NC State and the Office of Global Engagement,” said Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Warwick Arden.… 

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Mar 22, 2022

Intensive English Program Helps Local Company’s Employees Improve Their English Skills Inside and Outside The Classroom

As a land-grant university, NC State has as its mission the essential function of improving life for all North Carolinians. The Intensive English Program (IEP), a sub-unit of the Office of Global Engagement created in 2011, does just that by helping to internationalize undergraduate departments on campus. Last fall, Cate Madden, the director of the IEP,… 

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Feb 14, 2022

Opening Up the Gateway

NC State’s gateway to Europe is about to open a little wider. Going beyond the UNC System, the NC State European Center in Prague will open its fall 2022 programs to land-grant universities across the country. This represents yet another growth milestone for a program launched in 2005 exclusively for students in NC State’s College of Design. “The… 

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Feb 3, 2022

Office of Global Engagement encourages students to ‘Think and Do’ with Sustainable Development Goals

In an effort to raise awareness about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and inspire student action, NC State will participate in the University Global Coalition’s SDG Action and Awareness Week from Feb. 28 to March 4. The Office of Global Engagement is planning the week and working to introduce projects and events on campus to inform… 

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Feb 2, 2022

Students Discuss Lunar New Year Traditions in the Year of the Water Tiger

The Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival and the Lunar New Year, marks the beginning of the first new moon of the lunar calendar, often celebrated in China and other Asian countries with various traditions and dishes. Each of the months in the lunar calendar is symbolized by one of 12 zodiac…