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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… 

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Nov 15, 2021

The Pack Empowers a Global Perspective

On November 8, 2021, NC State formally dedicated the Global Courtyard, a gathering space for international-focused events and students. Located between Primrose and Tompkins Halls, the courtyard is also home to a piece of public art, “Dream of Flight,” by College of Design alumnus Heath Satow. More than just a beautifully renovated space, the Global Courtyard is emblematic… 

A group of students representing the Fulbright Program at the International Festival in 2018.

Nov 11, 2021

Global Alumni Spotlight: Former NC State International Fulbright Student Tackles Global Challenges

Former Fulbright student, María Cecilia Ginés, currently lives and works in Rosario (a city in the Province of Santa Fe, Argentina). Cecilia is a 2019 graduate of NC State’s Master of International Studies program. She currently works at an NGO called Aapresid (Argentine No-till Farmers Association) that specializes in no-till farming, as the manager of the… 

Meg and David Le taking a seflie in Viet Nam.

Oct 19, 2021

Global Alumni Spotlight: High School Acquaintances Become College Sweethearts

High school acquaintances become college sweethearts. Best friends embark on an epic road trip through the Americas. Competing a capella singers find their own love song. Any would be the making of a perfect Hollywood movie. Combine them and you have the true life story of two NC State alumni now writing a new script while… 

Oct 18, 2021

Wolfpack Writers: Rajika Bhandari

This article was originally published here. Rajika Bhandari graduated from NC State’s Department of Psychology with master’s and doctoral degrees. An expert in international higher education, she’s the author of six academic and nonfiction books and several publications that touch upon the themes of movement, migration and crossing borders. Her most recent book, America Calling: A Foreign Student…