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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 […]

Peter Millar offers GLAM Students Luxury Experience in the Heart of Raleigh

When people think about luxury brands, they often think of Paris and New York, but luxury apparel brand Peter Millar has put Raleigh on the map.  The company was founded in Raleigh in 2001. It was acquired by Richemont, a Swiss-based luxury holding group with many prestigious luxury brands in its portfolio, in 2012, but…
Students package meals at the Rise Against Hunger event in Talley Student Union during Winter Welcome Week

A Helping Hand: Wolfpack Fights World Hunger

The student organizers of Leadership and Civic Engagement’s Rise Against Hunger event during Winter Welcome Week reflect on their experience and how resources such as Feed the Pack and the Student Emergency Fund help combat food insecurity on campus.

NC State Prague Ready to Welcome Study-Abroad Students

On January 20, NC State Prague will welcome a group of 17 students for the spring semester. “We have solid COVID-19 safety protocols in place of which staff and faculty have been trained,“ says Anaël Symůnková, Communications Specialist, for the […]
Educators in Warren County, N.C., with their donated virtual reality headsets

Donation Expands Students’ Experiences Through Virtual Reality

When the COVID-19 pandemic caused the cancellation of the Science Olympiad National Tournament to be hosted by NC State last spring, officials had to pivot. One creative outcome that’s making a difference? They worked with Lenovo to distribute nearly $1 million in donated virtual reality headsets, meant for event competitors, to students across North Carolina.

GLAM Alumna Brings E-Commerce Experience to NC Luxury Brand

When Macie Flynn was a Global Luxury and Management (GLAM) graduate student, she met GLAM advisory board member Lyn Conger at a networking event in New York City. They talked about their mutual ties to Charlotte and how Instagram can be an effective marketing tool for a business. Conger admired the use of Instagram by…