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Senior Vice Provost for Global Engagement Returning to Faculty After 16 Years of Leadership

Senior Vice Provost for Global Engagement Bailian Li will step down from his position and return to the faculty in the College of Natural Resources effective August 15. During Dr. Li’s tenure, NC State increased faculty international funding support and launched the Outstanding Global Engagement Award, Global Learning for All to expand the focus of NC State Global to provide virtual global learning options, and more.

NC State Rises In Global Impact Ranking

NC State University is among the top 200 universities in the world for global sustainable impact, according to the Times Higher Education’s 2022 Impact Rankings that measure university contributions to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  NC State first participated in the Impact Rankings last year, finishing in the top 300 globally. This year’s rise to the…

2022 University Global Partnership Network Conference Highlights Sustainability Efforts

From March 14-24, over 400 faculty, staff and students from the universities of the University of Surrey (U.K.), University of Wollongong (Australia), the Universidade de São Paulo (Brazil) and NC State participated in this year’s virtual 2022 University Global Partnership Network (UGPN) conference. Senior Vice Provost, Dr. Bailian Li, was the chair of this year’s conference…

The International Festival Celebrates Diversity

The fifth annual International Festival highlights NC State’s diversity and multiculturalism. The International Festival is a partnership event supported by the Office of International Services, the Office of Global Engagement, Student Government, Student Leadership and Engagement, and Multicultural Student Affairs. The International Festival was started in 2017 by two NC State students “to show that we value…

Far From Home

Like many other recent high school graduates, Faisal Algedaani enjoys video games, anime and is a fan of Spiderman. Unlike many teens his age, he recently moved more than 6,700 miles from Saudi Arabia to Raleigh as part of a foundation year program hosted by NC State’s Intensive English Program (IEP) and Global Training Initiative (GTI).…

Director of the United Nations Information Center (UNIC) to Speak at NC State

Robert Skinner, Director of the United Nations Information Center (UNIC) in Washington, D.C. will visit NC State on September 1, 2021. Mr. Skinner’s talk, “The Sustainable Development Goals: Connecting the Global to the Local”, will help launch NC State’s SDG […]