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Best Practices Resource

The Best Practices Resource includes feature profiles on each of the winning programs since the inception of the Heiskell Awards, along with honorable mention and special recognition recipients. The extensive collection of successful models is intended to provide hands-on help to campuses as they create and expand their own initiatives. Click on the name of the winning campus to see profiles of the winning initiatives. For IIENetwork Members, a special members-only section contains details on the programs' implementation.


2014 WINNER

Clemson University: Engineers for Developing Countries

HONORABLE MENTION

DePaul University: FY@broad


2013 WINNER

Wake Forest University: Project MAAP (Magnolia Abroad Access Program)

HONORABLE MENTION

University of Pittsburgh: The Vira I. Heinz Program for Women in Global Leadership


2012 WINNER:

University of Rhode Island : International Engineering Program

HONORABLE MENTION:

University of Georgia: Global Programs in Sustainability

2011 WINNER:

Northeastern University: Dialogue of Civilization

HONORABLE MENTIONS:

Japan Center for Michigan Universities: Intensive Language Study in Japan
Kennesaw State University: Expanding Access and Enhancing Intercultural Learning
German Academic Exchange Service/DAAD: Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) *Special Recognition

2010 CO-WINNERS:

Angelo State University: Fostering International Education through Study Abroad: Removing Participation Barriers for Students and Faculty
Washington & Jefferson College: The Magellan Project

2009 WINNER:

Clemson University and The University of Kansas: Maymester Study Abroad in Carpi, Italy for Education Majors

HONORABLE MENTION:

Vanderbilt University: Vanderbilt Initiative for Scholarship and Global Engagement

2008 WINNER:

Rice University & The University of Tulsa: NanoJapan: Summer Nanotechnology Research Program for Undergraduates

HONORABLE MENTION:

Grand Valley State University: Barbara H. Padnos International Center
State University of New York at Buffalo: International Comparative Urban Planning "Studio"

2007 WINNER:

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU): Global Opportunities on I-10
Emory University: Emory College's Science Experience Abroad: Study Abroad Program for Science Students

HONORABLE MENTION:

University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire: Removing Barriers and Extending the Reach
Valdosta State University: Study Abroad Program in Guadalajara

2006 WINNER:

Higher Education Consortium for Urban Affairs (HECUA): Community and Development Program in Bangladesh

HONORABLE MENTION:

Glendale Community College: The Baja California Field Studies Program: Field-Based International Education for Community College Students
Voorhees College: Developing Cultural Context and Intercultural Entrepreneurship Competencies

SPECIAL RECOGNITION:

University of Kansas Medical Center: International Health Electives

2005 WINNER:

University of Pittsburgh: The Plus3 Program: An Early Exposure to Study Abroad

HONORABLE MENTION:

Kalamazoo College: People, the Environment, and Development: Landscape-Based Studies of Southeast Asian Ecosystems and Cultures
The University of Arizona: Trilateral Consortium on Capacity Building in Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies

2004 WINNER:

Tufts University: The International Research Program: Integrating Study Abroad and International Research

HONORABLE MENTION:

University of Arkansas: Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural Global Studies Program
Worcester Polytechnic Institute: The Global Perspective Program

2003 WINNER:

Fox Valley Technical College: Transatlantic Automotive Technology (TransAutoTEC) Project

HONORABLE MENTION:

University of Southern Mississippi: Vietnam Studies Program
Lake Superior College: Mexico Study Abroad Learning Community

2002 WINNER:

San Diego State University: Undergraduate International Business Program

HONORABLE MENTION:

Barnard College: Study Abroad Communications Project
Brookdale Community College: Faculty-Led Short-Term Study Abroad Programs
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