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Sep 9, 2021

The World Comes Home to NC State

After a tumultuous 2020-2021 school year, NC State Global is looking forward to sending students to study abroad, welcoming international students to campus, meeting face-to-face (with masks) for global events, and learning together again. “Global engagement has been seriously impaired in the last 18 months by COVID-19 due to travel restriction and visa limitation. NC State Global… 

Sep 2, 2021

Study Abroad sees 100 students abroad this fall, increased interest for spring 2022

While much of campus is slowly returning to pre-pandemic normalcy, the Study Abroad Office increased the number of available study abroad locations, sent 100 students abroad this fall and reported increased student interest in spring 2022 opportunities. Kim Priebe, director of the Study Abroad Office, said the deadline for both spring 2022 program applications and… 

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Aug 9, 2021

GTI Welcomes Two New Employees

The Global Training Initiative (GTI) has hired two new staff members. Adrienne Shank and Asya Ashour join the team as new programs assistants to help with the SKEMA and KAUST Gifted Student Foundation Year Program this year. Both programs will be in-person for the fall and spring semesters and will bring hundreds of international students… 

Aug 4, 2021

Schmidt to Depart NC State after 33 Years of State Service

Ingrid Schmidt, Associate Vice Provost for External Relations and Development in the Office of Global Engagement, will leave the NC State October 1 to start her retirement. Schmidt’s last day with NC State will be September 7. Over the past 25 years since arriving at NC State from the Study Abroad Office at UNC-Chapel Hill, Schmidt has held… 

Jul 12, 2021

Two Additional Staff Members Join the Office of International Services

As of July 1, two additional staff members have joined the Office of International Services. Thor Duryea and Ray Espinol have joined the team as International Student and Scholar Advisors.   Meet Thor Duryea Hi everyone, my name is Thor Duryea and I am elated to be joining the great work that is being done…