The University of South Florida is a recipient of the 2013 Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization, an honor presented by NAFSA: The Association of International Educators.
The Paul Simon Award is a comprehensive recognition based on international engagement, student programming, faculty development, and partnerships. The award is presented to a limited number of institutions each year, usually no more than five, and typically of a range of institution type. Previous award winners to research universities include Duke University, University of Michigan, Northeastern University, and Purdue University.
In line with USF’s 2013-2018 Strategic Plan, USF World is working to build significant local and globally-integrated collaborations. “USF World’s charge is to engage, support and inspire students, faculty, and staff to think and work globally,” says Dr. Karen Holbrook, USF System Senior Vice President for Global Affairs & International Research.
You can read more about this award and USF’s efforts in campus internationalization here.