International Education Awards

Wright State 2016 Annual International Education Award  

Awarded in the Fall.

Call for Nominations

This award recognizes the successful efforts of members of the Wright State University community in:

  • expanding global awareness and international understanding on the campus and in the surrounding communities;
  • developing innovative, internationally-focused curriculum;
  • operating education abroad activities; and
  • providing services to international students and scholars.

The award is presented annually in conjunction with International Education Week observances at Wright State University. This year International Education Week will be November 14-18, 2016.

Nominations

  • Any faculty, staff, student member(s), or group of the WSU community can be nominated for this award.
  • Nominations should include a cover letter summarizing the accomplishments of the candidate(s), a curriculum vitae or resume, and appropriate supporting evidence concerning the nominee(s)' contributions to international education at Wright State University. Nominations should be submitted to Michelle Streeter-Ferrari, Director, University Center for International Education, E190 Student Union by October 7, 2016.
  • These materials will be forwarded to a selection committee composed of six members of the UCIE Advisory Committees.

WSU International Student/Scholar Advocate Award

Awarded in the Spring.

The WSU University Center for International Education (UCIE) is currently seeking nominations for the WSU International Student/Scholar Advocate Award. Individual who are nominated and selected will be recognized at the Wright State International Festival.

Nomination forms and documentation must be submitted to UCIE no later than Friday, March 18, to be considered.

A $250 cash award will be provided to nominee selected for the award.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Steven Lyons

steven.lyons@wright.edu

 

Previous Recipients

2015 Award, 14th Annual

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Cristina Redko, director of the global health concentration in the Master of Public Health Program at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, has won the university’s 2015 International Education Award.

Redko, who is associate professor of community health at the Boonshoft School of Medicine, was honored for her innovative and sustained contributions to global health education.

Read more at this link.

2014 Award, 13th Annual

Associate French professor Kirsten Halling, who has helped spur the dramatic growth of Wright State’s French program, led the wi

Associate French professor Kirsten Halling, who has helped spur the dramatic growth of Wright State’s French program, led the wildly popular French Immersion Days and nurtured an appreciation of France in the community, was named recipient of the university’s 2014 International Education Award.

“Kirsten’s advocacy for expanding global awareness and international understanding has opened and deepened the lives of those she touches,” said Marie Hertzler, chair of the Department of Modern Languages.

Read more at this link.

2013 Award Recipient, 12th Annual

December Green, director of international studies at Wright State and known for her deep commitment to educating students on iss

December Green, director of international studies at Wright State and known for her deep commitment to educating students on issues and cultures of foreign countries, was named recipient of the university’s 2013 International Education Award.

Read the press release at this link.

2012 Award Recipient, 11th Annual

George Huang, Ph.D., is this year's recipient of the university's International Education Award.

For his tireless efforts to expose the Wright State community to global cultures and research, George Huang, Ph.D., is this year's recipient of the university's International Education Award.

Read the press release at this link.

2011 Award Recipient, 10th Annual

Robert "Bobby" Rubin, a senior lecturer of English and director of the English as a Second Language (ESL) program, receives the

Robert "Bobby" Rubin, a senior lecturer of English and director of the English as a Second Language (ESL) program, receives the 2011 International Education Award from (left) Stephen Foster, university librarian and associate vice president for international affairs, and (right) Wright State University President David R. Hopkins.

Read the press release at this link.

2010 Award Recipient, 9th Annual

Dr. Lang Hong, Ph.D., Associate Dean in the College of Engineering and Computer Science, was awarded the International Education

During International Education Week, November 1-5, 2010, Dr. Lang Hong, Ph.D., Associate Dean in the College of Engineering and Computer Science, was awarded the International Education Award for 2010.

2009 Award Recipient, 8th Annual

Dr. Donna Miles Cury, Ph.D., Associate Dean, Graduate Programs and Associate Professor College of Nursing and Health , was award

During International Education Week, November 2-6, 2009, Dr. Donna Miles Cury, Ph.D., Associate Dean, Graduate Programs and Associate Professor College of Nursing and Health , was awarded the International Education Award for 2009.

2008 Award Recipient, 7th Annual

2008 International Education Award Recipient was Dr. Laura M. Luehrmann PHD, Associate Professor of Political Science, Director

2008 International Education Award Recipient was Dr. Laura M. Luehrmann PHD, Associate Professor of Political Science, Director of the Master of International and Comparative Politics

During International Education Week, November 17-21, 2008, Dr. Laura M. Luehrmann PHD, Associate Professor of Political Science, Director of the Master of International and Comparative Politics, was awarded the International Education Award for 2008. This award is designed to recognize the successful efforts of members of the Wright State University community to expand global awareness and international understanding on the campus and in the surrounding communities. The award was established to highlight innovations in international curriculum development, the operation of study abroad activities and the provision of services to international students and scholars. Past recipients include Carol Cornett, Andrew Lai, Wayne Carmichael, Fall Ainina, Donna Schlagheck, Marguerite MacDonald, and The Division of Community Programs in the Raj Soin College of Business.

2007 Award Recipient, 6th Annual

Carol Cornett, Director of the LEAP intensive English program was awarded the International Education Award for 2007.

During International Education Week, November 5-11, 2007, Carol Cornett, Director of the LEAP intensive English program was awarded the International Education Award for 2007. This award is designed to recognize the successful efforts of members of the Wright State University community to expand global awareness and international understanding on the campus and in the surrounding communities. The award was established to highlight innovations in international curriculum development, the operation of study abroad activities and the provision of services to international students and scholars. Past recipients include Andrew Lai, Wayne Carmichael, Fall Ainina, Donna Schlagheck, Marguerite MacDonald, and The Division of Community Programs in the Raj Soin College of Business.

2006 Award Recipient, 5th Annual

2006 International Education Award Recipient was Andrew Lai,Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Interim Chair of the Department of Inform

2006 International Education Award Recipient was Andrew Lai,Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Interim Chair of the Department of Information Systems and Operations Management, and Coordinator of China EMBA program.

2005 Award Recipient, 4th Annual

2005 International Education Award Recipient was Professor Wayne Carmichael from The Department of Biological Sciences.

2005 International Education Award Recipient was Professor Wayne Carmichael from The Department of Biological Sciences.

2004 Award Recipient, 3rd Annual

Fall Ainina, Professor and Chair of the Department of Finance and Financial Services with Provost David Hopkins, right, and Doug

Fall Ainina, Professor and Chair of the Department of Finance and Financial Services with Provost David Hopkins, right, and Douglas Nord, Director of the University Center for International Education.

2003 Award Recipient, 2nd Annual

Political Science professor Donna Schlagheck with Provost David Hopkins, left, and Douglas Nord, Director of the University Cent

Political Science professor Donna Schlagheck with Provost David Hopkins, left, and Douglas Nord, Director of the University Center for International Education.