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Culture Corps

About Culture Corps

Culture Corps is a unique program at NC State University that sends members of our international population out into the Raleigh community to share information about their countries and cultures. In addition, internationals can serve as “cultural consultants” to individuals on school projects.  International students/scholars visit schools (most notably elementary, middle, and high schools in the Wake County Public School System), pre-schools, businesses, civic organizations, bookstores, libraries, churches, Boy Scouts/Girl Scouts and home school networks to share on a variety of topics.  Through presentations, demonstrations, question/answer, display tables (at festivals), etc., internationals are able to serve as ambassadors for their countries.  Covered topics can include but are not limited to: daily life, family life, schools, holidays, arts and crafts, geography, history, government, politics, economics, impressions of U.S., music, clothes/fashion, religion, telling stories, business practices, food/cooking, basic foreign language lessons.

Current Culture Corps Opportunities

Thursday, April 4, 2024Morrisville Elementary School
(International Night)
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Past Culture Corps Events

Thursday, May 18, 2023Glenwood Elementary School (Culture Night)
Wednesday, March 15, 2023Pisgah High School
Friday, March 20, 2020Raleigh Charter High School
Tuesday, March 31, 2020Forestville Road Elementary School
Thursday, April 16, 2020Smith Magnet Elementary School
Tuesday, April 28, 2020Briarcliff Elementary School

Event Request

OIS accepts Culture Corps requests on a rolling basis throughout the year and will recruit international volunteers based on event needs.  Requests must be received at least three weeks prior to the event date for consideration.