Awards-Global Education - Carnegie Mellon University


U.S. Senator Paul Simon Award for Excellence in International Initiatives (2010)

Carnegie Mellon University is proud to be one of five higher education institutions to receive the 2010 U.S. Senator Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization from NAFSA: Association of International Educators during the NAFSA annual conference June 4, 2010. in Kansas City, Mo. This prestigious award reflects Carnegie Mellon's position as one of the world's elite top-tier global universities and recognizes the university's accomplishments in preparing students to address society's most pressing challenges.

To learn more about the award, please visit the NAFSA website.

ACE Award Recognizes Innovative Use of Technology to Promote Internationalization (2010)

Professors Burcu Akinci and Lucio Soibelman received the "Bringing the World into the Classroom: ACE Award to Recognize Innovative Use of Technology to Promote Internationalism" from the American Council on Education (ACE). This award is based on their development and teaching of the International Collaborative Construction Management (ICCM) Course, one of the original courses in The Global Course Initiative funded by President Jared Cohon during 2005-2008 through his Academic Leadership Award from the Carnegie Corporation.

Burcu and Lucio presented their project at the 2010 Internationalization Collaborative Annual Meeting in February 2010, and were recognized at the ACE Annual Meeting in March.

To read ACE's announcement, please visit the American Council on Education (ACE) website.

ACE Award Recognizing Innovative Use of Technology to Promote International Learning (2003)

"The American Council on Education (ACE) awarded Carnegie Mellon University's Institute for Strategic Development an "ACE/AT&T Award for Technology as a Tool for Internationalization." The award recognizes the innovative use of technology to promote international learning at U.S. colleges and universities. "
Paul Goodman, Richard M Cyert Professor and Professor of Organizational Psychology, Tepper School of Business, has said, "One part of this strategy is to create novel learning environments that will help our students operate in a global setting. We have focused on technology-enhanced learning to internationalize education."

To read the complete article announcing this award, please visit the Carnegie Mellon press release.