Global Programs

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.

Jan 29, 2020

Briana Barrett: ‘I Feel More Prepared for My Future Career Because I Have a Stronger Perspective of How Counseling and Mental Health is Viewed Outside of the United States’

Brianna Barrett, who is earning a Master of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, spent some time during the summer as part of NC State's Exploring Culture and Education study abroad program in China. She shares her experience and how it prepared her more for her future career.

Jan 29, 2020

Caitlin Burke ’21: ‘As a Future Teacher, It Was So Important for Me to Experience Education in a Different Country and Apply My Experience to My Future Classroom’

Elementary education major Caitlin Burke '21, spent the summer as part of NC State's History and Italian Studies study abroad program in Florence, Italy. She shares her experience and how she plans to apply what she learned to her future classroom.

Dec 16, 2019  |  Our People

Thomas Carrington ’19MAT: I Chose Elementary Education Because I Wanted to Educate Children, Help Them Overcome Obstacles and Help Them Discover the Joys in the World

Studying abroad in China, Thomas Carrington ’19MAT developed a passion for Chinese culture and learned about education in other countries, inspiring him to look for educational opportunities in other countries and with international schools.

Nov 19, 2019

Kevin Oliver, Angela Wiseman Provide Professional Development for In-service Teachers Through Cultural Immersion, Digital Tools in Germany

Fifteen educators will have the opportunity to learn new digital tools and explore cultural topics during a professional development trip to Germany, hosted by Professor Kevin Oliver, Ph.D. and Associate Professor Angela Wiseman, Ph.D., this summer.

Nov 7, 2019

Global Engagement Inducts New Academy Members Including Three College of Education Faculty Members

The Office of Global Engagement inducted 47 members, including three College of Education faculty, into the Academy of Excellence in Global Engagement, a recognition that honors the achievements of faculty and staff who have made outstanding contributions to international research, education, and service at NC State.

Nov 6, 2019

Teaching Assistant Professor Micha Jeffries Selected to Join 2019-20 Global Engagement Institute Cohort

Teaching Assistant Professor Micha Jeffries hopes her work with NC State’s 2019-20 Global Engagement Institute cohort will allow her to expand her international engagement and develop a new course for graduate students in the NC State College of Education.

Oct 31, 2019

NC State College of Education, NC State European Center Collaborate to Provide More Opportunities for Education Students to Study Abroad

NC State College of Education Dean Mary Ann Danowitz, the College of Education Global Programs Office and the NC State European Center in Prague have partnered in an effort to provide more academic opportunities for education students to study abroad in Prague. Danowitz recently visited Prague to discuss further collaboration efforts.

Oct 29, 2019

College of Education Launches New Global Initiatives to Support Study Abroad Opportunities and International Conference Participation for Students

The NC State College of Education Office of Global Programs has launched several new initiatives to support study abroad opportunities and international conference attendance for undergraduate and graduate students within the college. A Global Educators Program for undergraduate and graduate […]

Jul 18, 2019

Professor Hiller Spires Helps Students Cultivate Relationships on 1st Study Abroad Trip to China

Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Hiller Spires, Ph.D., has been to China more than a dozen times, but a study abroad course this spring gave her a new perspective as students learned about education and cultivated relationships during the 3-city tour.