International Awards

Each year, International Studies and Programs presents a series of distinguished awards to recognize individuals who are solving the world's greatest problems, making the world a better place, internationalizing the student experience, advancing knowledge and transforming lives around the world.

2017 International Awards Ceremony
March 29, 2017, 3:30PM
Huntington Club, MSU Stadium


2016 Recipients

Charles A. Gliozzo Award for Public Diplomacy

  •     Henry Brimmer

John K. Hudzik Emerging Leader in Advancing International Studies and Programs

  •     Soma Chaudhuri
  •     Lenis Saweda Liverpool-Tasie

Special Recognition Award for Promoting International Understanding

  •     Anne Schneller

Ralph H. Smuckler Award for Advancing International Studies and Programs at MSU

  •     Duncan Boughton
  •     Eric W. Crawford

Gill-Chin Lim Award for Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation in Global Studies

  •     Amanda E. Lewis

MSU Award for Outstanding Service to Study Abroad

  •     Luke Reese

Joon S. Moon Distinguished International Alumni Award

  •     Nango Dembélé

Homer Higbee International Education Award

  •     Mariam Alamiri
  •     Mark D. McCarthy
  •     Pamela J. Sievers

Glen L. Taggart Award for Community Contributions

  •     Barbara J. Sawyer-Koch

Submit a Nomination

Submit a nomination for an international award. MSU faculty, staff, alumni, students and members of the greater Spartan community are eligible.

Past Recipients

View the past recipients of International Awards including faculty, staff, alumni, students, and Spartan community members honored in past ceremonies.