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Alum Touches Base with Saudi Arabian Youngsters

Daniel Caldwell (Sociology ’04) refined swings, taught pitching mechanics and gave coaches instructions for 46 straight days this spring, often working all day in 120-degree heat as he taught baseball skills and coaching techniques in Saudi Arabia.

But Caldwell, 30, said he learned more than he taught during the six-week session. His experiences in Saudi Arabia were a catalyst for him to return to N.C. State and pursue a master’s in public administration. He is unsure what he will do professionally, but he wants to contribute to society, and he thinks understanding public policy is a good starting place.

Read Tim Stevens’ feature article in the News and Observer.

photo credit: Robert Willett, News and Observer.