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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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: 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.
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.
Busy Turning Dreams into Reality
From Europe to Mexico, and plenty of places in between, College of Humanities and Social Sciences student Toinette Powers is taking advantage of opportunities to lay the foundation for a wide-ranging future.
Gilman Scholarship Supports Study Abroad Experiences
Four NC State students were recently selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad or intern abroad this fall. Spain and Tanzania are among the places the students will think and do during the semester.