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.
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.