Global Engagement Award

One recipient is selected annually for the Global Engagement Award. The monetary award of $1,500 recognizes outstanding contributions to international programs, program development, academic and global research, or international research and teaching at UNR. Winners are recognized at the annual Honor the Best ceremony.

  • Eligibility: Must be a current full-time academic faculty or administrative faculty who has been at the University of Nevada, Reno for at least five years. A major part of the nominee's international contributions must be in association with the University of Nevada, Reno and must have occurred during the past five years. Nominees for this award must have been instrumental in promoting international programs; international program development; academic and global outreach programs; or international research and teaching at the University of Nevada, Reno. Voting members of the International Activities Committee are not eligible to be nominated for this award. Self-nominations are not accepted.
  • Nomination & Selection Process: The applicant for the Global Engagement Award must be nominated by a current full-time academic faculty or administrative faculty of the University. Materials solicited from nominees include: Summary of Contributions, Biographical Information, Supporting Documentation, and Supporting Letter. A subcommittee of the International Activities Committee reviews the nominee materials and selects a recipient based on the above selection criteria.

Previous Global Engagement Award Winners:

2016-17 Susie Askew, Office of International Students Scholars

2015-16 David Croasdell, Accounting and Information Systems and Emma Sepulveda Pulvirenti, World Languages and Literatures

2014-15 Yvonne Stedham, Managerial Sciences

2013-14 Brad Schultz, Extension Educator

2012-13 Greg Mosier, College of Business

2011-12 Linda Hayes, Psychology