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November 30, 2020

2020 International Education Week award winners

Submitted by Communications and Marketing

The Office of International Programs hosted the 2020 International Education Awards Ceremony virtually on Nov. 19. The event celebrated K-State and international collaborating leaders who are elevating the level of international education at the university.

Through live and pre-recorded remarks, Charles Taber, university provost and executive vice president; Grant Chapman associate provost in the Office of International Programs; and Marcellus Caldas, assistant provost in the Office of International Programs, recognized the following 2020 International Education Week award winners:

International Educator of the Year Award — Andrew "Andy" Barkley professor of agricultural economics, for making a huge impact on countless students by teaching international agricultural economics courses, mentoring graduate international students and leading faculty-led educational experiences for students.

International Innovative Education Program of the Year — Saudia Airlines for the ever-growing sponsorship of Saudi students in aviation at Kansas State Polytechnic campus. This award will be accepted by officials from Saudia Airlines.

Outstanding Support for International Initiatives — Housing and Dining Services for the passion, interest and commitment in serving the K-State students and their families. The service stepped up during a time of need and assisted international students, international scholars and returning education abroad students. The award was accepted by Derek Jackson.

• International Collaboration Award recognizing co-publications during 2019 — Roman Ganta, professor and director, Center of Excellence for Vector-Borne Diseases, diagnostic medicine department, and Raghavendra Amachawadi, assistant professor of food animal therapeutics in the clinical sciences department, both in the College of Veterinary Medicine.