Kennesaw State profiled in latest edition of International Educator

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Special edition publication features five 2011 Simon Award winners   Kennesaw…

Georgia (Nov 14, 2011)Special edition publication features five 2011 Simon Award winners 

 Kennesaw Kennesaw State Kennesaw State University's efforts to promote global learning and engagement  are featured in an eight-page profile in the November/December issue of International Educator .

The special edition, "Internationalizing the Campus: Profiles of Success at Colleges and Universities," includes profiles of  the five 2011 Simon Award winners.  The profile on Kennesaw State, titled "A Quest to Enhance Quality Spurs Global Leanring," describes the university's strategic globalization and engagement initiatives, including study abroad, global cetification program and partnerships, as well as inidividual student and faculty global engagement projects.  

Kennesaw State received the Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization last spring.  The award recognizes the broad diversity of approaches the university employs to internationalize its campus. It was among five universities named in the comprehensive category. Three institutions also were awarded Simon Spotlight Awards for a specific international program or initiative.   

The Simon awards are named for the late Paul Simon, a long-term Illinois senator known for his support of international education and foreign language learning, in general, and specifically for his leadership in creating the National Security Education Program.   





A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its nearly 43,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the country and the world. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. For more information, visit