Introducing the Global Engagement Institute
The Office of Global Engagement is initiating a new annual program, the Global Engagement Institute, to provide professional development, support, guidance and consultation for faculty and staff interested in developing research, scholarship or academic programs with an international focus.
Award-Winning Game Teaches Cultural Competency
First Impressions, a virtual reality learning experience developed in partnership with NC State, took home a bronze medal in the 2018 International Serious Play Awards, which recognize excellence in games designed for use in K-12 or higher education settings. Developed […]
Ready for a Global Impact
More than 500 international students representing approximately 40 countries will graduate this semester. Each graduate’s unique international experience and perspective continues to shape the university and help make it a more inclusive, welcoming place for students of all nationalities.
NC State in Top 25 of Peace Corps Volunteers
NC State ranks No. 22 in the Peace Corps’ latest rankings of Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities.
Faculty Leads in Fulbright Scholars
NC State ranks among an elite group of globally engaged universities producing the highest number of Fulbright Scholars. The scholarships give faculty members the opportunity to teach or conduct research abroad.
Making Global Health a Priority
NC State faculty research helps bolster the university’s academic reputation and solve global challenges. Sid Thakur seeks to address one of those challenges — infectious diseases — through his work in the College of Veterinary Medicine. Thakur, an associate professor […]
NC State’s Gateway to Europe
NC State prides itself on producing global citizens. Students, faculty and staff travel around the world to engage with — and learn from — the international community. That mission is strengthened by the official opening of the expanded NC State European Center in Prague.
Pack Hacks for Faculty: Funding International Research
This month, Chantell LaPan, adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management and director of global research for the Office of Global Engagement, talks about supporting and funding international research.
Finding Purpose Through Service
Chemistry student and Goodnight Scholar Haley Newton discovered a passion for international service on a trip to the Dominican Republic.
NC State Students Go Global
Thanks to Global Village, NC State students gain international experience and cultural competency right on campus.