Aug 19, 2020

Global Engagement Goes Virtual

The Office of International Services (OIS) would normally hold a two day-long welcome for close to 1,400 new international students that would include guest speakers, small group breakout sessions, as well as lunch at Fountain Dining Hall. Orientation this year […]

Jul 21, 2020

Happy Trails: Cleaning Up Raleigh’s Greenways

The Office of Global Engagement is still finding ways to get together in-person and help out the community. Division staff recently spent several hours cleaning up miles 12-13 along the Walnut Creek Greenway, which is a portion of the Capital […]

Jul 21, 2020

Global Competence Student Program Successfully Shifts Online

Samir Sefiane was originally planning to study abroad in Jordan this summer, but his program at the Qasid Arabic Institute in Amman was canceled because of the global pandemic. At the same time, an opportunity at NC State opened up […]

Jul 8, 2020

NC State Working to Address Recent Student Visa Directives

“International students are an essential and valued part of our NC State community,” Chancellor Randy Woodson affirmed in a message to the university’s international student population and all members of the university community. “As a university, we are dedicated to […]

Jul 8, 2020

Global Engagement Appoints Chief Diversity Officer

The Office of Global Engagement has appointed Carl Thomas as chief diversity officer for the division. Thomas is currently the human resources manager, and this additional leadership role will include developing initiatives and actions for diversity, equity and inclusion, and […]