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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 […]
And the winner is...

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.

GTI CENet Scholarship Recipient: Toinette Powers

Toinette Powers is GTI’s 2019-2020 CeNET Study Abroad scholarship recipient. Enjoy her photos and her thoughtful reflections on her semester in Santander, Spain! I am...

September is SKEMA Site Visit Season

Local businesses, history, and culture are showcased throughout the month of September as new SKEMA Raleigh students explore off-campus locales.

GTI Student Snapshots: Caroline Hild

Caroline Hild was a graduate student in the SKEMA Business School, which is a global business school that is based in France with satellite campuses in Brazil, China, and at NC State University in the U.S.

Nagoya Ryugaku: Cultural Activities

GTI will host 19 visiting students from Nagoya University for 3 weeks in September. As part of their program for learning about US American university and community culture, these students will learn about volunteerism in the USA, observe typical classroom culture, and will explore the NC coast. We invite interested NC State students to share in these experiences!

GTI Wraps Busy Summer Season

While the NC State campus typically slows down after the semester ends in May, the opposite is true for the Global Training Initiative. The GTI expanded its summer programming this year for overseas and NC State students.