Over the summer, Goodnight Scholar Christa Parrish ventured to the Mediterranean for climate change research with the Cyprus International Institute for Environmental and Public Health.
Exploring Public History in Prague
Six NC State students recently explored medieval monuments, museums and much more during the first Public History in Prague course. The class tailored its tours for visitors of NC State's European Center in Prague, the university's hub for international networks and experiences. Personalized tours helped provide unique opportunities outside the classroom — and country. Students taking part in study abroad programs are often supported through private funding.
College of Education Celebrates a Record Year of Giving
The College of Education capped off its 90th anniversary with gifts and pledges totaling $4,680,964 from a record 1,047 donors, including 171 faculty and staff members. This increase in private giving enables the college to offer more scholarships, study abroad opportunities and research and faculty support.
CHASS Students Deliver Thanks
Scholarships help College of Humanities and Social Sciences students experience everything NC State has to offer, from exceptional academic opportunities to study abroad and participation in athletics. In a video created by NC State undergraduates in an advanced digital video production class, students share what a difference philanthropy has made in their lives.
Study Abroad Surpasses Participation and Diversity Goals
More NC State students are gaining invaluable experience through study abroad and private support is part of that equation. Since 2011-12, the Study Abroad Office has awarded nearly $2 million in scholarships to 1,333 students; created 20 new scholarships, including scholarships for underrepresented students; and more than tripled scholarship funding.
Two Poole Students Win Study Abroad Scholarship
Ari Alexandrescu, a senior studying economics, and Anna Zhao, a junior studying business administration, are receiving NC State's Jackson Rigney Study Abroad Scholarship. Alexandrescu will head to Vienna, Austria, this fall and Zhao will study in Shanghai, China.
A Diplomatic Life
A study abroad experience, supported by a scholarship, helped shape Kensley Cox’s post-NC State plans to work in human resources.
Recipients of Chancellor’s Study Abroad Scholarships Honored
NC State's Study Abroad Office recently honored 46 recipients of the highly competitive Chancellor’s Study Abroad Scholarship, supported by the University’s Greatest Needs Fund. The program targets students from categories underrepresented in study abroad, including minority, first-generation and male students, and students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics-related majors. The 2017-18 recipients represent 26 majors from eight colleges. and they studied in 26 countries.
CNR Student Spotlight: Logan Kallam
Environmental sciences and plant biology double major Logan Kallam studied abroad in Sweden, Germany and the Czech Republic, an experience that challenged him to think more critically about his use of natural resources and natural resource management on a global scale. His eye-opening trip was supported by the Ron and Dale Terry Student Assistance and Enrichment Fund.
Heeding the Wolf’s Call
As a student in the College of Natural Resources, Patrick Conner's classroom studies, internships and study abroad experiences have all prepared him to work with endangered canines and large mammals.