Heiskell Winner: Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

2013 Heiskell Award Special Recognition: Internationalizing the Professions

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

Air Traffic Management

Photo Caption: Students stop for a photo op after an in depth tour, experience and briefing inside the control tower and simulator.

Nomination submitted by: Sue Macchiarella, Study Abroad Director

Program Overview: The Study Abroad Air Traffic Management Program (ATM) is a comprehensive program designed as a comparative research study for ATM students to understand the differences and similarities between the American and European AirTraffic Control systems. The program allows an entire department of students to be able to go abroad within their chosen degree program to learn how their future profession operates in other countries.

Program Implementation

Read the nomination, including details on how the program achieves its objectives

2014 Awards Presentation
IIE will present the annual IIE Andrew Heiskell Awards for Best Practices in Internationalization at a ceremony in New York City on March 14, 2014, as part of the Annual Best Practices in Internationalization Conference.
Selection Panel Members 2013

The members of the selection panel for this year’s awards include the following leaders in international education:

Arlene Jackson
Director of International Education, American Association of State Colleges & Universities (AASCU)

Janice Thomas
Director, International Education Center, Brookdale Community College

Anne Waters
Associate Vice Provost for Global Programs, New York University

Brian Whalen
President and CEO, The Forum on Education Abroad