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.

2017 WINNER

Northern Arizona University: Interdisciplinary Global Programs

HONORABLE MENTION

Indiana University: Global Gateway for Teachers


2016 WINNER

The University of Iowa: India Winterim: International Development

HONORABLE MENTION

Sacred Heart University: College of Nursing Study Abroad

SUNY Oswego: "I, Too, Am Study Abroad"


2015 WINNER

SUNY New Paltz: Study Abroad for Educational Opportunity Students

HONORABLE MENTION

University of Minnesota: Bridging Loan Program


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