The International Education Awards recognize outstanding faculty, staff and students for their commitment to international education. Awards are given at the annual International Honorary Reception during International Education Week in November.
The Office of International Initiatives is pleased to announce the winners of the Georgia State International Education Awards.
Sheth Distinguished Faculty Award for International Achievement
Dr. Jorge Martinez-Vazquez
Sheth International Alumni Award for Exceptional Achievement
Dr. Eunice Heredia-Ortiz
Faculty Award for Global Engagement – Teaching, Service & Outreach
Dr. Douglas S. Gardenhire
Faculty Award for Global Engagement – Research & Scholarship
Dr. Şeyda Özçalışkan
Staff Award for Global Engagement
Dr. Theo ten Brummelaar
International Graduate Student of the Year
Udagamage Kushan Chathuranga Wijewardena
Study Abroad Student of the Year
Selection committees composed of individuals from across the university reviewed the nominations and decided award winners.
Each recipient’s record of outstanding international contributions and accomplishments was recognized as worthy of distinction and inspiring to the students, staff and faculty of Georgia State.
Visit the International Education Awards site for more information about the awards and recipients. Award winners will be honored at the invitation-only virtual International Honorary Reception on Monday, Nov. 9.
— Iris Eben, Manager of Marketing & Public Relations, Office of International Initiatives