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About Us

The Global Training Initiative (GTI) at NC State University is proud to be part of the institution that won the 2014 Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization – Comprehensive Award. The GTI and its programs have also individually been recognized with the North Carolina Association of International Educator’s Institutional Award, the Deborah S. Moore Outstanding Service Program, an International Serious Play Award, and a Campus Technology Impact Award. We are part of NC State’s Office of Global Engagement.

Vision and Mission

Our goal is to build training platforms and partnerships that connect campus resources with community needs for global success in North Carolina and abroad.

We provide outstanding training and education resources to solve our partners’ global challenges by utilizing:

  • GTI staff expertise
  • NC academic and professional expertise

Our Impact

Since the Global Training Initiative (GTI) launched in 2008, our student programs have contributed $12+ million in tuition and fees to the university. The economic impact our short-term professional and student programs have had on the local economy also tops $10 million.

Visit our newsroom for the latest on how our students, faculty, staff, and programs embody NC State’s “Think and Do” attitude.