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Category: Partnerships

A group of Saudi Arabian high school students at the airport at RDU in Raleigh, NC.

Oct 21, 2021

Far From Home

Like many other recent high school graduates, Faisal Algedaani enjoys video games, anime and is a fan of Spiderman. Unlike many teens his age, he recently moved more than 6,700 miles from Saudi Arabia to Raleigh as part of a foundation year program hosted by NC State’s Intensive English Program (IEP) and Global Training Initiative (GTI).… 

Light streams through stained glass blocks in the DH Hill

Oct 5, 2021

AC21 Special Project Fund: Call for Proposals

The AC21 Special Project Fund (AC21 SPF) is now accepting proposals for the 2022 cycle until the December 15, 2021 deadline. The AC21 SPF was created in order to promote the development of research and educational exchange between AC21 members by providing seed funding for a variety of collaborative research projects and activities. NC State faculty… 

Kenyan Flag

Sep 21, 2021

Partnership Profile: Kenyan Partnerships

The Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO), the Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI), the University of Nairobi, and NC State University have signed a unique agreement to work together in the development of a multi-institutional coordinated applied research, education, and extension system for Kenya. This agreement opens opportunities for all faculty at NC State… 

Sep 8, 2021

Partner Profile: Universidad San Franciso de Quito

Universidad San Francisco de Quito, or USFQ, is a private liberal arts university in Ecuador. Located on a modern campus on the outskirts of Quito in the town of Cumbayá, USFQ resembles a small liberal arts college in the U.S., combining small class sizes with world-class facilities and the advantages of a big-city environment. As… 

Aug 25, 2021

Partner Profile: Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2017, the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) was founded in 1977, combining its predecessors: the Agricultural, Forestry and Veterinary University Colleges, the Veterinary School at Skara and the Forestry School at Skinnskatteberg, which were established over the previous two centuries. SLU’s vision is that it will play “a key…