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OLD DOMINION RECOGNIZED FOR INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION

NAFSA: Association of International Educators recognized Old Dominion University's international education initiatives in the recent report, "Internationalizing the Campus 2006: Profiles of Success at Colleges and Universities.

Internationalizing the Campus 2006 takes an in-depth look at U.S. colleges and universities that are leaders in their commitment to creating a college experience with a global perspective. The report, released Nov. 7, praises Old Dominion's efforts at internationalizing the campus with programs such as the Global Forums, Presidential Global Scholarship, master's degree program in international higher education leadership degree program, Provost's Award for Leadership in International Education and Global Certificate Program, among others.

Old Dominion was one of three schools whose efforts were touted by NAFSA. The other two were the University of Richmond and Babson College in Massachusetts. The report also named the recipients of NAFSA's 2006 Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization: Arcadia University, Concordia College, Earlham College, Michigan State University and Purdue University.

NAFSA: Association of International Educators is the world's largest nonprofit association dedicated to international education.

To view a copy the full report, visit: http://www.nafsa.org/2006itc. Old Dominion's profile can be found on pages 68-75.

This article was posted on: November 17, 2006

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