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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…

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...

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...

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...

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...
Teacher with students in Azerbaijan

Teaching Teachers Half A World Away

NC State graduate student Amanda Baker never met anyone from Azerbaijan before last month, but she now regularly logs into bi-weekly Zoom sessions with around 100 Azerbaijanis. Baker, a student in the Master of International Studies program, is working with […]

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 […]