International Programs seeks award nominees

International flags in front of Holmes Student CenterNIU’s Division of International Programs is seeking nominations for two awards that will be presented this fall during the annual International Recognition Reception.

The “Outstanding International Educator Award” honors an NIU faculty or staff member who has contributed significantly toward international education at the university. The Division of International Programs will recognize the award recipient with a travel reimbursement of $500.

The 2011 award recipient will have made sustained contributions to the enhancement of international education through teaching, research, public service and student-service efforts. The deadline for submitting completed nominations is Friday, Oct. 14.

The second major honor, the award for Outstanding Contribution to International Education at NIU, recognizes the academic unit or support unit that made the most significant contribution toward international education on campus during the last academic year. The deadline for submitting completed nominations is Friday, Oct. 14.

The International Recognition Reception will be held from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, in the Holmes Student Center Sky Room.

Call Sara Clayton at (815) 753-9526 for more information.

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