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Tag: Study Abroad

The wolf wood sculpture in Talley Student Union

Dec 21, 2021

‘Traveling While First in The Pack‘ Empowers First-Generation Students To Study Abroad

The Study Abroad Office is working diligently to make study abroad a reality for as many students as possible. Scholarship support and other resources are helping more first-generation students embark on this extraordinary experience. 

Victoria Fuda talking in front of a screen with an image from Thailand.

Dec 14, 2021

What It Means To Think and Do: Turning Passion Into a Career

Victoria Fuda graduated this December with some incredible experience under her belt thanks to private support. Because of NC State’s Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign, she is equipped for a big, bold future as one of the university’s newest alumni. 

female student in graduation robe tossing her cap at the camera

May 19, 2020

The Class of 2020 Writes Their Own Story

Rushing the Belltower, participating in Greek life, receiving scholarships to study abroad, cheering on Wolfpack athletics: the class of 2020 shared their most meaningful moments at NC State and reflected on their next steps.  

Study abroad scholars gather by the school seal

Mar 31, 2020

Chancellor’s Scholarship Supports Study Abroad

This past February, 40 students were recognized as the latest to have enjoyed extraordinary experiences thanks to Chancellor’s Study Abroad Scholarships. The chancellor's program, funded through gifts to the University's Greatest Needs Fund, provides critical support of up to $3,500 to students whose identities are underrepresented in study abroad. 

Kay Sumpter

Mar 3, 2020

Becoming the Educator She Wants to Be

Kyanna “Kay” Sumpter '22 is a Goodnight Scholar and member of the College of Education's first Global Educators Program cohort. She gives back to NC State in honor of private support's influence on her own college experience. 

Charles Blum on the football field with fellow recipients of the ROTC All-American Team award and Navy Federal Credit Union representatives

Jan 28, 2020

A Legacy of Aiming High

NC State engineering major and scholarship recipient Charles Blum, who won a national award as Air Force ROTC Student of the Year, has tried to channel determination and selflessness into activities across campus. 

Modesty Obasohan on a brick wall in Mexico

Jan 28, 2020

Cultural Immersion Makes an Impression

Modesty Obasohan ’20, a Park Scholar majoring in genetics and minoring in Spanish, always knew she wanted to study abroad. Obasohan realized this goal by enrolling in NC State’s study abroad program at the Universidad de las Américas Puebla (UDLAP) in Cholula, Mexico, in fall 2018.  

Ingrid Schmidt with graduating student and copper wolf statue

Jan 28, 2020

Meet Global Engagement’s Ingrid Schmidt

Ingrid Schmidt is the associate vce provost and director for external relations and development for the Office of Global Engagement. Schmidt develops and maintains important relationships with alumni, the community and donors for the purpose of unit advancement, global student internship development and external advisory board support. 

Jane Rogers

Dec 3, 2019

Jane Rogers: Supporting Students’ Leadership Potential

Jane Rogers has been named the College of Humanities and Social Sciences 2019 Distinguished Alumna and was recognized at the annual NC State Alumni Association Evening of Stars Gala. She has more than 40 years of experience developing and leading nonprofit, educational, governmental and for-profit organizations. Rogers, a member of the Chancellor’s Circle and the R. Stanhope Pullen Society, also has established a planned gift to support students’ access to international study abroad opportunities and to provide leadership opportunities to students engaged with our state’s social innovation nonprofit sector. 

Ralph and Ree Edwards in front of a temple

Dec 3, 2019

Supporting Global Growth

Alumnus and donor Ralph Edwards has a passion for the impact of study abroad. As an undergraduate in industrial engineering in 1959, he had the chance to intern in Italy. Now, he and his wife give back by supporting the Ralph and Ree Edwards Study Abroad Scholarship within the College of Engineering.