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Global Partners Day

Jun 5, 2019

NC State Welcomes the World at Global Partners Day

NC State welcomed the world to campus on May 24 for the inaugural Global Partners Day, a precursor to the NAFSA Annual Conference and Expo in Washington, D.C. The event showcased the university’s opportunities for increased student mobility, innovative models for collaboration, world-class facilities, and more to representatives from partner institutions. Representatives from the following universities… 

students in Intensive English Program class

Mar 6, 2019

A Path to International Student Achievement

NC State attracts bright students from around the world, and the Office of Global Engagement’s Intensive English Program (IEP) sets them up for academic and social success. Founded in 2011, the program provides high-quality English language instruction to non-native English speakers seeking academic preparation, professional development or personal enrichment. IEP students develop academic, cultural and technological… 

Nov 8, 2018

Think and Do in 2 Competition Celebrates Diverse International Stories

Students shared their diverse international experiences during Tuesday’s global storytelling competition in Stewart Theatre as part of International Education Month. The fourth annual Think in Do in 2: Global Storytelling Competition brought together 12 diverse students to share their international stories. Contestants shared their studying abroad and service learning experiences in Australia, Trinidad, New Zealand,… 

Oct 4, 2018

Staff Spotlight: Nan Clarke

As a lead writing and grammar instructor in the Intensive English Program, a unit of the Office of Global Engagement, Nan Clarke brings more than thirty years of teaching experience to the classroom. She has taught and managed academic English programs in Ghana, Spain, and China prior to working at NC State. Nan has also worked for… 

Feb 26, 2018

The Internet of Plants: Students Win with Social Media

Graduates from the Intensive English Program (IEP) continue to shine on campus. A group of four international students – Riken Shah (Computer Science), Ziwei Liu (Electrical Engineering), Ling Chao Mao (Industrial & Systems Engineering), and Beliz Ilica (Design Studies) – called themselves Team IDK and were awarded the “Best Use of Social Media” prize in a…