NC State
Office of International Affairs

Do you know somebody who has made significant contributions to the university or the world in international research, scholarship or service?  Faculty and staff who have made significant contributions to global engagement at NC State are eligible to be nominated for two different global awards. The awards process occurs in the spring on an annual basis.

Awards will be presented at the Global Engagement Exposition in April.

Jackson Rigney International Service Award

Outstanding Global Engagement Award


What is the difference between the two awards?
AwardJackson Rigney International Service AwardOutstanding Global Engagement Award
PurposeRecognition of service to NC State OR the world, over the course of the individuals’ careerRecognition of scholarship at NC State (teaching, research, extension, engagement, or economic development)
EligibilityOpen to faculty and EPA professionalsOpen to faculty and EPA professionals
CriteriaMinimum 5 years of employment at time of nominationNo minimum years of employment
Sponsorship & SelectionUniversity Standing Committee on International ProgramsInternational Operations Council
Number of Awards Given1Up to 3
Nomination DeadlineTBDTBD
Nomination InstructionsSend form, letter and CV to international-affairs@ncsu.eduSend form, letter and CV to
Presentation of AwardGlobal Engagement Exposition (April 2016)Global Engagement Exposition (April 2016)


Read about the 2015 award winners and expo.