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A group of students taking a group photo while on a hike in a forest in Costa Rica.

Nov 29, 2021

“Traveling While First in The Pack” Empowers First-Generation To Study Abroad

As part of International Education Month, the Study Abroad Office held a panel discussion on traveling abroad as a first-generation college student.  The panel was led by Zakiya Covington who serves as the academic success coordinator for TRIO student support services. The panel consisted of three former study abroad students who shared their excitement, expectations,… 

A large display outside of the North Carolina Museum of Art about the upcoming MUCHA art exhibition.

Nov 17, 2021

Connecting the Local to the Global – Art Nouveau Visionary Alphonse Mucha

Chocolate and champagne, travel to sundrenched Monaco, rousing theatrical performances by the internationally acclaimed actress Sarah Bernhardt, these are but a few of the products, places, and performers depicted in posters by Czech artist Alphonse Mucha. Best known for blanketing the walls of Paris with his posters at the end of the nineteenth century, Mucha’s… 

Skyline of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Nov 16, 2021

Partner Profile: Hong Kong Polytechnic University

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is one of NC State’s strategic partnerships and a top university in Asia. Dating back to its foundation in 1937 and establishing its full university status in 1994, PolyU is located in one of the world’s busiest and most culturally diverse cities. Hong Kong is divided into four main areas:… 

metal structures

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 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).…