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


2017 Recipients

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

Special Recognition Award for Promoting International Understanding
     • Matti Kiupel

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

Gill-Chin Lim Award for Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation in Global Studies
     • Fredy Rodriguez-Mejia

MSU Award for Outstanding Service to Study Abroad
     • John Hudzik

Joon S. Moon Distinguished International Alumni Award
     • Koji Kuroda

Homer Higbee International Education Award
     • Michael Cylkowski
     • Saltanat Mambetova
     • Wendy Pope

Glen L. Taggart Award for Community Contributions
     • Lynn Bartley


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.