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Eric Jones named 2017 Outstanding International Educator

December 4, 2017


Associate Professor Eric Jones, from the Department of History of History and the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, has been selected as the recipient of NIU’s 2017 Outstanding International Educator Award.

The announcement was made during the annual International Recognition Reception, one of many events on campus marking International Education Week (IEW). International Education Week is sponsored by the Division of International Affairs. The theme for this year was “Celebrating Global NIU.”

International Affairs also tapped NIU’s College of Education, Office of External and Global Programs as the 2017 Outstanding International Department.

Oleg Grachev was selected for this year’s Outstanding Contribution to International Education by an International Student. Grachev is an undergraduate student from Russia studying finance.