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Tag: Office of International Services

Nov 14, 2018

Staff Spotlight: Lauren Ball

Lauren Ball is the assistant director for programs in the Office of International Services, a unit of the Office of Global Engagement. Ball recently celebrated her 10 year work anniversary at NC State, where she works to help international students, scholars, and dependents succeed. Tell us a little bit about yourself. I was born in Virginia… 

Nov 12, 2018

International Alumni Network: Reception and Panel Discussion

Join us for a gathering of the International Alumni Network. Meet fellow alumni and hear from two immigration law experts. Attorneys Brian Bumgardner and Miguel Manna from Ogletree Deakins’ immigration practice group in Raleigh will provide an update on business immigration for highly skilled workers. The discussion, moderated by Elizabeth James, director of the NC State… 

Nov 1, 2018

Global Tea and Coffee

The Global Tea & Coffee is an annual event that allows NC State to explore the world through tea, coffee and snacks without even leaving campus. Join international students as they share their culture with you at this informal and drop-by event. The event will be held at Thompson Hall on Main Campus (next to the… 

Aug 29, 2018

Steve Bergman Named Director of Sponsored Student Programs

The Office of Global Engagement welcomes Steve Bergman as Director of Sponsored Student Programs. In this new position, Bergman will serve as a primary point of contact for student sponsors (international governments, non-governmental agencies, nonprofits, corporations, etc.) and will be a liaison between sponsors, students and various academic and administrative offices at NC State. More than… 

Apr 4, 2018

Students Experience Alternative Intercultural Service Break

For the first time at NC State, students had the opportunity to take part in an alternative spring break trip that focused on intercultural experiences. Alternative Intercultural Service Break (AISB) was started in 2018 to serve both international and domestic students who would be without residence hall housing during the spring break period. Compared to the…