Nominations sought for Global Citizenship Award

Nominations sought for Global Citizenship Award

Nominations are being accepted for the Global Citizenship Award 2007-2008. The award is open to all faculty, staff and students of the University of St. Thomas with the exception of International Matrix members, who are excluded from receiving the award.

The University of St. Thomas Global Citizenship Award honors member of the St. Thomas community whose personal or professional work brings the concept of global citizenship to their department, classroom, residence hall or student club.

Any St. Thomas faculty, staff or student may nominate a member of the campus community (including self-nomination). The deadline for nominations is Monday, March 31.

A completed nomination form is required and must be submitted by the deadline. A nomination form can be downloaded from the Study Abroad Web page. To request a nomination form, contact International Education by e-mail or call (651) 962-6450.

Candidates must be a St. Thomas faculty (adjuncts included) or staff member or a student and must demonstrate global citizenship through:

  • Consistent efforts to be respectful and inclusive of other cultures and viewpoints
  • Contributions that improve the climate at the University of St. Thomas for other cultures and people
  • Connections made between the University of St. Thomas community and the world

The International Matrix, comprised of staff from the International Education Center, Office of International Student Services and ELS Language Centers, will select a candidate or candidates from the nominations submitted.

The presentation of the award(s) will be made at the St. Thomas International Dinner that will be held Saturday, April 26. Recipients will be notified of their award by letter and at the dinner they will receive a desktop award globe, a certificate and two tickets to the St. Thomas International Dinner.

Contact the International Education Center, (651) 962-6450, with questions.