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Two Pittsburgh colleges win awards for international education |

Two Pittsburgh colleges win awards for international education

| Tuesday, March 9, 2010 12:00 p.m

Two Pittsburgh colleges have won awards for “internationalizing” their campuses from the Washington-based NAFSA: Association of International Educators.

LaRoche College in McCandless won a 2010 Senator Paul Simon Spotlight Award, which highlights a specific campus initiative, for its “Pacem In Terris” program. Carnegie Mellon University in Oakland won a 2010 Senator Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization, which recognizes overall excellence in campus internationalization.

The eight awardees will be recognized on June 4 at the International Plenary and Luncheon during NAFSA’s 2010 Annual Conference & Expo in Kansas City, Mo.

The awards are named for the late Illinois senator Paul Simon, who was a strong advocate throughout his career for international education.

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