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Apr 6, 2022

2022 University Global Partnership Network Conference Highlights Sustainability Efforts

From March 14-24, over 400 faculty, staff and students from the universities of the University of Surrey (U.K.), University of Wollongong (Australia), the Universidade de São Paulo (Brazil) and NC State participated in this year’s virtual 2022 University Global Partnership Network (UGPN) conference. Senior Vice Provost, Dr. Bailian Li, was the chair of this year’s conference… 

Two students are leaving their mark (thump print dipped in paint) on a mural in the free expression tunnel.

Apr 4, 2022

The International Festival Celebrates Diversity

The fifth annual International Festival highlights NC State’s diversity and multiculturalism. The International Festival is a partnership event supported by the Office of International Services, the Office of Global Engagement, Student Government, Student Leadership and Engagement, and Multicultural Student Affairs. The International Festival was started in 2017 by two NC State students “to show that we value… 

A group of students posing for a picture with their teacher.

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,… 

Two men shaking hands.

Mar 21, 2022

NC State Expands Exchanges with Saudi Arabia

What started as a research collaboration between two computer science scholars nearly 10 years ago is now the foundation for a series of research and academic exchanges between NC State University and King Abdulaziz University (KAU) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Professor George Rouskas, director of graduate programs for NC State’s Department of Computer Science, has already co-authored… 

Skyline of Prague

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…