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Student smiling with Prague cityscape in the background.

Dec 6, 2023

Gap Semester in Prague as a Connect Student: A Life-Changing Experience

Elle was one of 36 students from the Prague Connect​ program who stepped out of their comfort zone​ after high school and spent their first college semester abroad in Prague in the fall of 2023. She comes from a small town in North Carolina called Bern and is majoring in Fashion & Textile Management at the NC State Wilson College of Textiles. ​E​lle was awarded the NC State Prague social media scholarship for her experience running the social media account for a ​hometown ​Women's Lacrosse Team and was responsible for regular posts on the official NC State Prague account. Elle loves being challenged and part of new programs, and studying in Prague provided her with the perfect opportunity to do so!​ 

Nov 29, 2023

New Open Doors Data Confirm Growth in NC State Global Learning

NC State excels globally: 5,281 international students, top UNC system, 1,088 in diverse study abroad, $700k scholarships for transformative experiences. 

Nov 15, 2023

The Importance of Place in History

Using the city of Prague and the Galapagos Islands as their classrooms, two groups of NC State students experienced the importance of place in history during their study abroad trips last semester. 

Nov 7, 2023

An International Footprint: Celebrating Prague’s Past and Future

The College of Design brought its 75th anniversary celebration to Prague to connect with past alumni of the program and discuss the future of its global footprint. During five days in early October, College of Design alumni, NC State University leadership, and current study abroad students were able to connect around DesignBlok, the largest design and fashion expo in Central and Eastern Europe.  

Sep 13, 2023

A Champion of Learning by Doing

Holly Hurlburt helps students familiarize themselves with NC State’s campus — and the wider world around them. 

Chancellor Woodson (left) and DTU President Anders Bjarklev (right) shaking hands after signing strategic partnership agreement

Aug 8, 2023

NC State Strengthens Global Ties in Denmark and Czech Republic

NC State fosters global partnerships, driving research in wind energy and academics. Real-world experience for students, thriving faculty engagement in Prague. 

Jun 21, 2023

Meet Tyler Arnold (He/Him)

Program and Location: Summer, FYI Prague, Czech Republic Major/Minor: Aerospace engineering Why did you choose to study abroad? I’ve always enjoyed traveling, but had never really gotten the chance to… 

Jun 21, 2023

Meet Ananya Badhri (she/her)

Program and Location: Summer, NC State Prague, Czech Republic Major/Minor: Bioprocessing Science Why did you choose to study abroad? I chose to study abroad to help myself become more independent. I’ve… 

Jun 21, 2023

Meet Annie Cameron (she/her)

Program and Location: Summer, Czech Republic: Summer Start Abroad in Prague Major/Minor: Fashion and Textile Management: Fashion Development & Product Management Why did you choose to study abroad? I’ve always… 

Jun 21, 2023

Meet Allison Potter (she/her/hers)

Program and Location: Spring, Global Leadership Minor: Prague (Czech Republic), Reutlingen and Munich (Germany), Innsbruck (Austria) Major/Minor: Majors: Communication Media & Spanish Minors: Global Leadership, Journalism Why did you choose to…