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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:… 

Sep 8, 2021

Partner Profile: Universidad San Franciso de Quito

Universidad San Francisco de Quito, or USFQ, is a private liberal arts university in Ecuador. Located on a modern campus on the outskirts of Quito in the town of Cumbayá, USFQ resembles a small liberal arts college in the U.S., combining small class sizes with world-class facilities and the advantages of a big-city environment. As… 

Nov 19, 2019

Honoring a Distinguished Global Alumnus

NC State and the Office of Global Engagement were honored to present Dr. Woo-seung Kim, president of Hanyang University in Korea, with the inaugural 2019 Distinguished Global Alumnus Award during a reception in October.  Each year, NC State honors former international students who have used their education to distinguish themselves through outstanding achievements. Dr. Kim was selected… 

Aug 21, 2019

Teaching English at the Universidad del Tolima

This summer, two instructors from the Intensive English Program (IEP) at NC State, Billy Haselton and Alisha Neblett, led a three-week custom English program onsite at the Universidad del Tolima in Ibagué, Colombia. Haselton and Neblett were assisted by two NC State students, Kimmie Garner and Becca Churchill, who provided additional support and instruction in the classroom.  … 

Jun 5, 2019

Strengthening Partnerships in Europe

To strengthen and expand NC State’s partnerships in Europe, Chancellor Randy Woodson recently visited a few universities where NC State students and faculty are involved in academic exchanges and research collaboration. Each visit provided the opportunity to meet with senior leadership for discussions about areas for increased cooperation as well as tours of key research centers and…