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Tayseer Almattar facilitating a workshop

May 23, 2022

Global Alumni Spotlight: From Student to Founder

Tayseer Almattar, class of 2012, began his career at NC State University to complete his Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering. Little did he know that his experiences would lead him to build TforDesign, a design innovation brand. Both inside and outside the classroom, Tayseer says he was allowed the opportunity to “re-discover” himself. Engagement at… 

global courtyard in the fall

May 17, 2022

Senior Vice Provost for Global Engagement Stepping Down to Return to Faculty After 16 Years of Leadership

Senior Vice Provost for Global Engagement Bailian Li will step down from his position and return to the faculty in the College of Natural Resources, effective August 15.  “I want to sincerely thank Dr. Li for his outstanding commitment to NC State and the Office of Global Engagement,” said Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Warwick Arden.… 

UN infographic displaying all 17 SDGs.

May 3, 2022

NC State Rises In Global Impact Ranking

NC State University is among the top 200 universities in the world for global sustainable impact, according to the Times Higher Education’s 2022 Impact Rankings that measure university contributions to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  NC State first participated in the Impact Rankings last year, finishing in the top 300 globally. This year’s rise to the… 

Screenshot of a zoom meeting on the 2021 outstanding extension and engagement awards. Jonathan Brewster is getting recognize for receiving this award.

Apr 25, 2022

Jonathan Brewster Receives NC State’s Outstanding Extension Award

The Office of Global Engagement is pleased to announce that Jonathan Brewster has received NC State’s Outstanding Extension Award. Jonathan has been the Director of the North Carolina Japan Center (“NCJC”) since 2018 and has made significant contributions to NC State’s Extension and Outreach mission.  The NCJC serves as a resource to all NC citizens, universities, companies,… 

Two women can be seen from the back as they partake in a mural painting of a world map. This photo was taken during the 2022 International Festival.

Apr 22, 2022

NC State Selected to Receive IIE American Passport Project Grant

A successful grant application led by Kyle Keith (he/him),  Assistant Director of the Study Abroad Office, and Andy DeRoin (they/them), Assistant Director of the GLBT Center, has been selected by the Institute of International Education (IIE) to receive an IIE American Passport Project grant that will enable up to 25 NC State students to obtain a…