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Study Abroad

Holly Hurlburt and her students in Prague in spring 2022.

Oct 3, 2023

A Champion of Learning by Doing

Holly Hurlburt helps students familiarize themselves with NC State’s campus — and the wider world around them. Private support enables NC State students to take part in unforgettable study-abroad trips and broaden their horizons, and Hurlburt never misses an opportunity to join them. 

Bailey Pollard piloting a plane.

Jan 3, 2023

Ready to Fly High as an Alumna

Bailey Pollard entered a whole new world as a first-generation college student in NC State’s Poole College of Management. This private pilot has taken full advantage of her Extraordinary Opportunity Scholarship and set herself up to reach lofty future goals. 

The wolf wood sculpture in Talley Student Union

Jun 7, 2022

Joshua Mason Receives Critical Language Scholarship

The NC State University Fellowships Office recently announced three new recipients of the 2022 Critical Language Scholarship (CLS), Park Scholar Joshua Mason ’24 among them. Mason will spend eight to 10 weeks abroad studying one of 15 critical languages thanks to the CLS program, which is an intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program for American students enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities. 

The wolf wood sculpture in Talley Student Union

Dec 21, 2021

‘Traveling While First in The Pack‘ Empowers First-Generation Students To Study Abroad

The Study Abroad Office is working diligently to make study abroad a reality for as many students as possible. Scholarship support and other resources are helping more first-generation students embark on this extraordinary experience. 

Victoria Fuda talking in front of a screen with an image from Thailand.

Dec 14, 2021

What It Means To Think and Do: Turning Passion Into a Career

Victoria Fuda graduated this December with some incredible experience under her belt thanks to private support. Because of NC State’s Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign, she is equipped for a big, bold future as one of the university’s newest alumni. 

female student in graduation robe tossing her cap at the camera

May 19, 2020

The Class of 2020 Writes Their Own Story

Rushing the Belltower, participating in Greek life, receiving scholarships to study abroad, cheering on Wolfpack athletics: the class of 2020 shared their most meaningful moments at NC State and reflected on their next steps.  

Study abroad scholars gather by the school seal

Mar 31, 2020

Chancellor’s Scholarship Supports Study Abroad

This past February, 40 students were recognized as the latest to have enjoyed extraordinary experiences thanks to Chancellor’s Study Abroad Scholarships. The chancellor's program, funded through gifts to the University's Greatest Needs Fund, provides critical support of up to $3,500 to students whose identities are underrepresented in study abroad. 

Kay Sumpter

Mar 3, 2020

Becoming the Educator She Wants to Be

Kyanna “Kay” Sumpter '22 is a Goodnight Scholar and member of the College of Education's first Global Educators Program cohort. She gives back to NC State in honor of private support's influence on her own college experience. 

Charles Blum on the football field with fellow recipients of the ROTC All-American Team award and Navy Federal Credit Union representatives

Jan 28, 2020

A Legacy of Aiming High

NC State engineering major and scholarship recipient Charles Blum, who won a national award as Air Force ROTC Student of the Year, has tried to channel determination and selflessness into activities across campus. 

Modesty Obasohan on a brick wall in Mexico

Jan 28, 2020

Cultural Immersion Makes an Impression

Modesty Obasohan ’20, a Park Scholar majoring in genetics and minoring in Spanish, always knew she wanted to study abroad. Obasohan realized this goal by enrolling in NC State’s study abroad program at the Universidad de las Américas Puebla (UDLAP) in Cholula, Mexico, in fall 2018.