Inaugural Day of Giving Successful for College of Engineering
During NC State's inaugural Day of Giving, the College of Engineering’s alumni, students and friends rose to the challenge and raised $1,972,851 from 1,564 gifts to support innovative research, scholarships, study abroad and more. The college received more gifts than any other college or program and raised the second-most dollars overall.
2019 Global Engagement Exposition Honors Commitment to International Education
NC State's Office of Global Engagement hosts an annual event to celebrate the international excellence of the university's faculty, staff and students. Recipients of the Jackson Rigney Study Abroad Scholarship were among those recognized.
Study Abroad Spotlight: Talya Rayel Suber
Caldwell Fellow Talya Rayel Suber is studying fashion and textile management and international studies, and she recently expanded her horizons by studying abroad in Prague, Czech Republic. Suber said the trip opened her eyes to another culture and prepared her for the possibility of living abroad.
Students Honored at Chancellor’s Study Abroad Scholarship Reception
Thirty-nine students who received the Chancellor's Study Abroad Scholarship this year participated in semester-long and summer programs in 15 different countries. They recently spoke of the transformative effect their study abroad experiences had on their collegiate and personal lives at the annual celebratory reception for the scholarship, funded by gifts to the University’s Greatest Needs Fund.
A Study Abroad Experience: Jecori Owens-Shuler
Jecori Owens-Shuler, a senior at the College of Design studying industrial design, had the opportunity to spend a semester in Prague as part of his study abroad experience. This adventure was enhanced by support from the Chancellor’s Study Abroad Scholarship.
Study Abroad: Meet Peter Chege
Alexander Hamilton Scholar Peter Chege wanted to get outside his comfort zone when he studied abroad. The accounting and international studies major did that and more when he spent the fall semester in Reutlingen, Germany.
Study Abroad Spotlight: Madeline Merz
Third-year anthropology student Madeline Merz called her semester abroad in Chile a "once in a lifetime opportunity." Private support has helped fund a dramatic increase in the number of NC State students who can study abroad.
Empowering a Global Perspective
Mary Ann Danowitz, dean of NC State’s College of Education, has established a study abroad award fund to benefit future education professionals – and their students. The scholarship’s first awardee, Chantal Warfield, fulfilled her study abroad goals by traveling to the United Kingdom for a five-week STEM and liberal studies program.
Statistics Alumna Makes Pledge to Create Professorships, Scholarships
Statistics alumna Nancy Ridenhour is an expert in assessing risk. When it came time to decide how to direct her estate, she knew NC State was a sure bet. She recently made a substantial planned gift to the College of Sciences and the Park Scholarships and Caldwell Fellows programs that includes funding for professorships, scholarships and experiential learning opportunities.
Passport to New Perspectives
NC State students trek across the globe to make the world their classroom. From the United Kingdom, to Iceland, China, Ghana and more, study abroad opportunities offer hands-on education and unforgettable experiences. Recent successes reflect the university's commitment to make study abroad available for all students through efforts that include increasing private support.