Faculty & Student Recognition Awards and Student Writing Contest

Date Published: 
February 24, 2017

Faculty and Student Recognition Award

The Office of International Programs encourages nominations to recognize faculty and students supporting international initiatives. One faculty member and one student will be selected to receive the 2017 OIP International Education Award.

Student Writing Contest

Faculty and staff are welcome to inform their students of the annual Crossing Borders Writing Contest. The theme for 2017 is Crossing Borders: Different Culture. Different me. How my international experience has affected my view of the world.

Monetary award prizes are provided for all categories. Self-nominations are accepted.  See below for details on the noted opportunities.


Faculty International Education Award


Student International Education Award


Call for Nominations: International Women’s Day Faculty/Staff & Student Recognition

  • Due by: Tuesday, March 17 at 5:00 PM
  • The Office of International Programs, in partnership with the Multicultural Resource Center, welcomes nominations to identify female students, faculty, and staff members who have contributed to the international and cultural enrichment of our campus (via co-curricular, curricular, research, or other engagement activities). Please nominate your colleagues and/or students referencing the nomination criteria and brief, online submission form.
  • Awards: A certificate of recognition
  • Submissions: http://oip.uncc.edu/programs-and-speakers/international-womens-day
  • Questions:  international@uncc.edu

Crossing Borders Students Writing Contest

  • Due by: Monday, March 27 at 5:00 PM
  • Eligibility: Current UNC Charlotte undergraduate, graduate and ELTI students are invited to submit a short essay (no more than 1000 words) addressing “How my international experience has affected by world view.” Please direct your students to the online submission form for details.
  • Awards: Monetary award prizes of $400 are provided to the first place recipient in each category, and two $175 honorary mention awards are issued per category.
  • Submissions: http://pbd.uncc.edu/crossing-borders-writing-competition
  • Questions: phibetadelta@uncc.edu
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