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Outstanding Global Engagement Award

Important Dates:
11.20.23    Packages are due to department/unit heads – contact your department/unit head for what is required
12.20.23    Full packages are due to the Award Review Group – department/unit heads submit nominations (up to 3, 1 per category below) – nominees to email materials to Melissa Sharp and Andre West
1.15.24   Award Review Group selects college nominations; all nominees are notified; comments and suggestions on packages are due to the college nominees
1.24.24    Final packages are due to the dean’s office – nominees to email them to the dean;s EA
2.15.24    Packages are due to the university – Dean’s EA will submit

Wilson College of Textiles Nomination Limit: 3 total; 1 for each: 

  • Early-career faculty: Eight years or fewer at the rank of assistant professor, regardless of track
  • Senior faculty: More than eight years at the rank of assistant professor or higher
  • Non-faculty staff professional

Award Review Group (* by position): Melissa Sharp*, Byoungho Jin, Xiangwu Zhang,  Andre West*

Award Website:

Award Information
This award encourages and recognizes outstanding accomplishment in globally engaged teaching, research, extension, and/or engagement and economic development by current full-time faculty and EHRA professionals of NC State University.

This is open to all current full-time faculty and EHRA professionals of NC State University. Nominees should have a well-established and ongoing record of international activities while working at NC State, demonstrated by regularly going above and beyond normal job responsibilities. Such activities should include several of the following: individual and/or collaborative international research, teaching, or program development, the promotion of student involvement in global activities, accomplishments in international extension, service on international boards and task forces, consulting, publications and/or performances.