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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.

GTI Congratulates Our 2022 Graduates

The Global Training Initiative team includes several graduates who have persevered through some challenging years to complete their degrees of study. These student workers have...

NC State Expands Exchanges with Saudi Arabia

What started as a research collaboration between two computer science scholars nearly 10 years ago is now the foundation for a series of research and academic exchanges between NC State University and King Abdulaziz University (KAU) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Professor George Rouskas, director of graduate programs for NC State’s Department of Computer Science, has already co-authored…

GTI Welcomes Two New Employees

The Global Training Initiative (GTI) has hired two new staff members. Adrienne Shank and Asya Ashour join the team as new programs assistants to help with the SKEMA and KAUST Gifted Student Foundation Year Program this year. Both programs will […]

GTI Celebrates our May 2021 Graduates

The Global Training Initiative would like to recognize the great work that our four graduating student workers have done over the course of this year....

GTI’s Developing Cultural Competence Certificate Program Builds Global Bridges in the Midst of a Pandemic

NC State University’s Global Training Initiative (GTI) has spent many years developing cross-cultural training programs that would be engaging and effective for students and professionals. Specifically, GTI offers a virtual cultural exchange experience to NC State students and students at […]

Global Competence Student Program Successfully Shifts Online

Samir Sefiane was originally planning to study abroad in Jordan this summer, but his program at the Qasid Arabic Institute in Amman was canceled because of the global pandemic. At the same time, an opportunity at NC State opened up […]