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Dec 1, 2022

Stories from Abroad: Study Abroad Alumni 2

Come listen to a panel of college of education students speak about their experiences studying abroad in Summer 2022. Earn PGU credit (PD733 002)!The event is virtual. Please register at… 

Nov 16, 2022

Stories from Abroad: Study Abroad Alumni

Come listen to a panel of college of education students speak about their experiences studying abroad in the summer 2022. Earn PGU credit(PD733)! They will describe the process of accessing… 

Monica Meza in a classroom in Prague.

Aug 26, 2022

My Student Experience: Monica Meza ’22MED Studies Abroad as NC State European Center in Prague’s First Graduate Intern

Monica Meza was not able to study abroad as an undergraduate student, but this summer she had an opportunity to serve as the Prague European Center's first graduate student intern. There, she also conducted research into the experience of first-generation students studying abroad. 

Thumbnail images of students from NC State and Middle East Technical University meeting virtually via Zoom.

Jul 15, 2022

My Student Experience: Global Educators Engage in Cross-cultural Communication Through Virtual Exchange Program With Middle East Technical University

NC State College of Education students connected with students at Middle East Technical University through a virtual exchange program that provided an opportunity to explore American and Turkish education systems. 

Apr 13, 2022

My Experience Studying Abroad

Come learn about different study abroad stories as the Global Educators host two panelists of study abroad returnees. Come hear about students’ perspectives from different backgrounds and learn about barriers… 

Apr 11, 2022

My Student Experience: Brandon Hawkins ’21 Gained Global Perspective Through Study Abroad Experience in South Korea

Since he was 13, Brendon Hawkins wanted to study abroad. While the pandemic forced him to delay his dream, last summer he was finally able to make it happen and travel to South Korea. 

Elizabeth Vanegas

Jan 20, 2022

Science Education Student Elizabeth Vanegas ’22 Gains Global Perspective Through Study Abroad Experience in Prague

After repeated attempts, Elizabeth Vanegas, a senior science education major and Goodnight Scholar, was finally able to travel to Prague and fulfill her dream of studying abroad. 

Lauren Fels

Oct 2, 2020

Lauren Fels ’22: ‘My Program Offered Many Volunteer Programs Such as Teaching English to Elementary, High School or Adults, Volunteering with Service Projects Around the City and Giving Tours of Florence’

Lauren Fels '22, who is pursuing a degree in elementary education with an English as a second language add-on licensure, spent last fall in Florence, Italy as part of the NC State in Italy: Semester at Lorenzo de' Medici Institute study abroad program. She shares her experience and what she learned as a future educator. 

Malcolm Smith

May 6, 2020

Technology, Engineering, and Design Education Graduating Student Malcolm Smith ‘20: ‘Over the Past Four Years, My Experience Within the College of Education Has Been a Journey of Working with Genuine People’

Malcolm Smith ‘20, a technology, engineering, and design education graduating student, credits his study abroad trip to Australia and his experience in the NC State College of Education for making him the man and professional he has become. 

Kyanna "Kay" Sumpter

Feb 19, 2020

Why I Give: ‘The College Gives Me Endless Support and Resources to Become the Educator I Want to Be,’ Says Goodnight Scholar Kyanna “Kay” Sumpter ‘22

If it weren’t for financial support, Kyanna “Kay” Sumpter ‘22 would not be at NC State pursuing her dream of being an elementary education teacher with dual licensure in special education. Because of that support, she pays it forward by giving whenever she can.