May 11, 2016

KAUST Students Excel at NC State

Six gifted Saudi students will matriculate to degree programs at NC State after completing a foundation year through GTI and IEP.

May 5, 2016

NC State Impacted by New STEM OPT Extension

International students in certain science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields will face new rules and regulations starting May 10th as part of the STEM Optional Practical Training (OPT) extension benefit. The Department of Homeland Security’s current policy allows a visa extension of 17 months after graduation. The new regulation increases the extension to 24 […]

May 5, 2016

New Campus Resource for International Grants

We are pleased to announce the appointment of a new International Grants Director, Dr. Chantell LaPan within International Affairs. Her responsibilities include working with university colleges and research offices to identify and pursue global funding sources, as well as coordinating the grants application process with cross-campus, multidisciplinary teams of faculty and staff. She will provide support for […]

Apr 28, 2016

Suzhou High School Students Experience NC State

In addition to its primary function of preparing conditionally admitted students for undergraduate studies at NC State, the Intensive English Program (IEP) worked with a partner institution in Suzhou, China this spring to create a custom designed eight-week English language program for high school students. In February, the Intensive English Program welcomed eight students from […]

Apr 20, 2016

Excellence in Global Engagement Honored

Faculty, staff and students were honored for excellence in international engagement at the 2016 Global Engagement Exposition.