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A wide shot of the belltower during August 2021.

Dec 1, 2021

Global Alumni Spotlight: Job Opportunity Inspires Move Across Continents To Help The Deaf Community

Jimmy Pagett, a lifelong State fan, graduated from NC State in 2013. He has always had an interest in exploring different places and cultures, originally majoring in International Relations before settling on Marketing. “One of the main reasons I wanted to attend NC State is because I didn’t originally know what I wanted to get my degree… 

A group of students representing the Fulbright Program at the International Festival in 2018.

Nov 11, 2021

Global Alumni Spotlight: Former NC State International Fulbright Student Tackles Global Challenges

Former Fulbright student, María Cecilia Ginés, currently lives and works in Rosario (a city in the Province of Santa Fe, Argentina). Cecilia is a 2019 graduate of NC State’s Master of International Studies program. She currently works at an NGO called Aapresid (Argentine No-till Farmers Association) that specializes in no-till farming, as the manager of the… 

Meg and David Le taking a seflie in Viet Nam.

Oct 19, 2021

Global Alumni Spotlight: High School Acquaintances Become College Sweethearts

High school acquaintances become college sweethearts. Best friends embark on an epic road trip through the Americas. Competing a capella singers find their own love song. Any would be the making of a perfect Hollywood movie. Combine them and you have the true life story of two NC State alumni now writing a new script while… 

Close-up oif a finger on a world map.

Sep 20, 2021

Global Alumni Spotlight: Study Abroad Experience Inspires a Move Across the World

Dr. Brian Waters was born to and raised by an American dad and Japanese mom, sparking his interest in Japanese culture at an early age. His mother never really spoke Japanese to him or his sister growing up, so when he began his studies at NC State and had some electives to take, Brian thought, “it… 

Close-up oif a finger on a world map.

Jul 15, 2021

Where Are They Now? New content coming to the Alumni and Friends Newsletter this Fall

NC State international alumni come from, work, and live all over the globe. NC State is proud to be home to the most diverse student body in North Carolina hosting students from 117 different countries. Each year, 500-1,000 international students graduate with Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate degrees from every academic college. Even after their time as students…