Heiskell Winner: Saint Louis University

2013 Heiskell Award Special Recognition: Internationalizing the Professions

Saint Louis University

Nursing with International Preparation

Nomination submitted by: María Jose Morell, Director of Enrollment Management

Program Overview:

In 2003, Saint Louis University launched an International Nursing Program at its Madrid, Spain, campus, offering courses that help fulfill the degree requirements for SLU’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Opening international study to nursing students at SLU, the program allows both U.S. and international students work on their nursing degrees for two years in Madrid, then transfer to the SLU campus in St. Louis, Mo., for their last two years of study. Clinical experience in Spanish hospitals and clinics is integrated into the program, as are specialized courses to develop cultural sensitivity and Spanish language acquisition.

Program Implementation:

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

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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