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Tag: Office of International Services

Oct 10, 2019

International Students Camp at Falls Lake

The Office of International Services, in partnership with Outdoor Adventures, took 12 students to Falls Lake for an overnight camping trip in September.  Students disconnected from the stress of difficult classes, exams and research in order to reconnect with nature. While at Falls Lake, one of North Carolina’s state parks, the students participated in activities… 

Sep 26, 2019

Global Staff Spotlight: Meet Alex Wesner

Alex Wesner is an international student and scholar advisor in the Office of International Services (OIS), a unit within the Office of Global Engagement. Wesner advises international students and scholars, as well as the faculty, academic advisors and department personnel who support them.   What made you choose this field of work as a career? I… 

Sep 18, 2019

Global Staff Spotlight: Meet Michael Shurer

Michael Shurer is the assistant director for SEVIS Compliance in the Office of International Services (OIS), a unit within the Office of Global Engagement. The assistant director for SEVIS Compliance serves as the functional manager of the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) data compliance for NC State. He leads data management and integrity efforts… 

Aug 22, 2019

Welcome to the Wolfpack

It’s Wolfpack Welcome Week and we’re welcoming new and returning students from around the world. Over 1,700 new international students and program participants joined the Wolfpack this week to begin their educational journeys at NC State. The Office of International Services welcomed over 1,200 new international graduate students and approximately 200 undergraduate students to campus last… 

May 8, 2019

Meet Eric Syty

Eric Syty is an administrative support associate in the Office of International Services (OIS), a unit of the Office of Global Engagement. In his role, Syty is the first point of contact at the front desk, juggling the phones, email and high volume of foot traffic, serving over 4,000 international students as well as administratively supporting…