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November 19, 2020

Celebrate 2020 awardees at International Education Awards Ceremony today

Submitted by Office Of International Programs

The Office of International Programs invites the campus community to the 2020 International Education Awards Ceremony from 4-5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, to be hosted virtually. Join to celebrate 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, will recognize 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 will be 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.

The awards ceremony is the culminating event of K-State's 2020 International Education Week

Please register for the Awards Ceremony webinar. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Awards Ceremony webinar.

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