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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...

Director of the United Nations Information Center (UNIC) to Speak at NC State

Robert Skinner, Director of the United Nations Information Center (UNIC) in Washington, D.C. will visit NC State on September 1, 2021. Mr. Skinner’s talk, “The Sustainable Development Goals: Connecting the Global to the Local”, will help launch NC State’s SDG […]

GTI Welcomes Two New Employees

The Global Training Initiative (GTI) has hired two new staff members. Adrienne Shank and Asya Ashour join the team as new programs assistants to help with the SKEMA and KAUST Gifted Student Foundation Year Program this year. Both programs will […]

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. […]