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Student Cultural Competence Program Expands Global Reach

The Global Training Initiative awarded 850 certificates to students who completed the Developing Cultural Competency program during this past academic year. The DCC student certificate has blossomed in the virtual environment, increasing both in overall enrollment numbers and global reach. […]

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....

2021 Winter GEARS – Virtual Poster Competition

During Winter 2021, the Global Training Initiative matched 81 students with mentoring professors at various North Carolina universities for the virtual Global Education, Academics and...

Switching GEARS

COVID-19 forced NC State’s academic programs online this spring, but also presented the Global Training Initiative with an opportunity to expand their reach. GTI’s Global Education, Academics, and Research Skills (GEARS) program — an academic, research and cultural exchange program […]

Virtual Poster Competition

During Summer 2020, the Global Training Initiative matched 100 students with mentoring professors at various North Carolina universities for the virtual Global Education, Academics and...

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 […]
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Shawn Fredericks Takes First Place

NC State Global's annual Think & Do in 2: Global Storytelling Competition challenges NC State students to share their personal global experience in 6 photos, each for 20 seconds. During these 2-minute performances, students explore human relationships, distant corners of the globe, and even local customs as they share the impact of travel on their own personal growth.