“India is a place of great change right now. We’re hoping to see all the things they did that made them a world leader in technology.”
Larry Wooten, who heads the North Carolina Farm Bureau, said not having a reliable labor force is what keeps farmers up at night.
N.C. Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler described boundless possibilities in export markets hungry for North Carolina products.
Immigrants are essential to the state’s economy — as entrepreneurs, consumers and foreign students studying in NC colleges and universities.
What has it meant for visiting teachers from China to have been a part of North Carolina school communities these past nine months?
Rutherford County teacher says of her upcoming trip to India with CIU: “I’m not only going for me, I’m going for the students I’m teaching in the future.” CLICK HERE to check out Ashley Twitty’s story in The Daily Courier.
“I think it’s important for students, even at a young age, to be exposed to different cultures. They need to realize there is more than Ellenboro — there’s a great big world out there for them to learn from!”
We are thrilled to report that a Wake County teacher who traveled with us to Denmark last year is receiving national attention for transforming her school into a hands-on global learning lab.
More than 5,500 North Carolina students are learning Chinese through our Confucius Classrooms in K-12 schools!
A recent NC business panel provided a very consistent message on the crucial role of immigrants in the workforce and the need for comprehensive reform at the federal level. Check out what speakers said at CIU’s Immigration Matters. . .
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