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Exploring New Worlds With Cultural Competence

Leonardo Paranhos is thousands of miles away from home in Brazil and adjusting to his new life as a graduate student in London, Ontario where he’s enjoying the breathtaking scenery and local parks. He’s also appreciating the diverse cultural environment of the region and the wealth of opportunities it brings in terms of his education…

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...

GEARS Virtual Poster Presentation Winners: Winter 2022

During Winter 2022, the Global Training Initiative matched 100 students with mentoring professors at various North Carolina universities for this years virtual Global Education, Academics...

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…

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…

2022 Winter Data Science Awards

NC State’s Global Training Initiative has awarded three students the “Academic Excellence Award” from the recently completed online winter data science program. About 30 students...

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).…

GEARS Presentation Winners: Summer 2021

From visualizing the universe to examining higher education organizations, scores of international students participated in a wide range of research topics this summer with faculty...

How To Sound Like a Wolfpack Football Fan

Football season officially kicked off Thursday as NC State beat the University of South Florida in the season opener at home in Carter-Finley Stadium. NC...