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Oct 21, 2020

Passport Services On the Move

NC State Passport Services will be moving from the Witherspoon Student Center to the main floor of the Talley Student Union during the last week of October. The new facility will include many improvements, including ADA-compliant accessibility, greater visibility and card access. Passport Services will occupy the space next to the Wolfpack One Card office in… 

Jul 8, 2020

Work Globally While Living Locally

Virtual internships, also known as remote or online internships, are a growing option for work abroad. Opportunities for remote work have existed for several years, and the COVID-19 pandemic has further highlighted their value as global learning experiences. Students can develop professional work skills and cultural competence while also preparing for future opportunities for study… 

Jun 10, 2020

New Online Resource Available For Faculty

A new online guide is available now to help faculty assess the written work of non-native English speakers in their classes. The section on writing assessment and best practices was developed by Karin Sandler, director of the Intensive English Program, and a committee comprised of faculty and staff from the IEP,  the ESL Program in… 

May 26, 2020

OIS Director Beth James Recognized for Supporting Students Through Campus Emergencies

Elizabeth James, director of the Office of International Services (OIS) within the Office of Global Engagement, was one of six staff members recently awarded the Provost’s Unit Award for Excellence. The University Awards for Excellence represent NC State’s highest honor for non-faculty members. James won in the area of safety and heroism for her work in… 

Feb 19, 2020

Chancellor’s Scholarship Supports Study Abroad

Forty students were honored at the Chancellor’s Scholarship Reception on February 7, which celebrated the recipients’ diverse backgrounds and study abroad experiences. As the number of students participating in study abroad continues to increase every year, the need for scholarship support has increased as well. The Chancellor’s Study Abroad Scholarships provide critical support of up…