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IEW 2021: Accepting Nominations


IEW 2021: Accepting Nominations

The IEW Committee is soliciting nominations, via 30-60 second videos or short text, to recognize and celebrate faculty, staff, alumni, and community members in the region who have exemplified excellence in global engagement through teaching, learning, research, outreach, and services.  

All nominees will be recognized during the IEW Gala (November 16, 2021) and receive a small token of appreciation.

Submit a Nomination

Nominations due October 15, 2021

Areas of Excellence for nomination include:

  • Faculty and Staff Nominees:
    • Global Teaching and Learningcommitment to international education though developing courses with international content or special topic courses that could serve as models for curriculum internationalization at OHIO. Teaching increases student awareness of international issues and/or involved them in learning activities abroad (physically or in a virtual setting).
    • Global Research and Creative Activityan “international presence” in nominee’s area of research, scholarly, and creative activities, through the creation or discovery of new knowledge, with demonstrated work which involves international collaboration and activities in person or virtually.
    • Global Partnership, Service, and Outreachdistinguished contributions for the promotion of international understanding and service to OHIO and/or to the international community through developing opportunities for collaborative activity with an institution abroad and/or engaging in community development and capacity building activities abroad.
    • Supporting Global Engagementsupporting to advance significant international understanding, global engagement, or international education domestically or abroad through innovation, creativity, and inspiration in promoting global education, cultural understanding, intercultural teaching and learning, and/or development of international learning among students, staff, and faculty.
  • Alumni Nominees: 
    • Global LeadershipDemonstrating outstanding contributions to global education and international programs offered through Ohio University. Instrumental in strategically advancing OHIO’s reputation as a recognized global leader.
  • Community Nominees: 
    • Global Diversity and InclusionLocal individuals or community organizations who demonstrate outstanding service, advocacy or outreach fostering holistic community integration and support of international students, as well as the programming and networks that exists beyond the OHIO community.

How to Nominate

Nominations must be made by current or former OHIO’s faculty, staff, students, or alumni and may be submitted as a 30-60 second video or short text nomination.

Multiple nominations are permitted by one nominator.

Self-nomination is welcomed.

The form will ask for the following information:

  • Name of the person nominating
  • Name of the Nominee and position/title/department or connection to Ohio University
  • Category in which the nominee’s contributions align within the above Areas of Excellence.
  • A short overview (either through video or short text statement) explaining and endorsing the nominee’s efforts and accomplishments supporting “Resilience of the OHIO Community in Global Engagement.”


Nominations are due October 15, 2021

Submit a Nomination


Once the nominations are received, the nominees will be asked to share a short acceptance video or statement. Compiled videos will be shared during the IEW Gala on November 16, 2021. The IEW Gala is tentatively scheduled as a hybrid event, pending pandemic health and safety guidance.


Email globalaffairs@ohio.edu with any questions.