Nominations are being accepted for the Global Citizenship Award 2011-2012. The award is open to all faculty (including adjunct), staff and students of the University of St. Thomas, with the exception of International Programs staff members, who are excluded from receiving the award.

The University of St. Thomas Global Citizenship Award honors members of the St. Thomas community whose personal or professional work brings the concept of global citizenship to their departments, classrooms, residence halls or student clubs.

Any St. Thomas faculty (including adjunct), staff, student or alumnus may nominate a member of the campus community, including self-nomination. The deadline for nominations is Monday, March 5.

A completed nomination form is required and must be submitted by the deadline. A nomination form can be downloaded here.

Candidates must be a St. Thomas faculty member (adjuncts included), staff member or student and must demonstrate global citizenship through one or more of the following criteria:

  • 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 St. Thomas community and the world.

The staff of International Programs is comprised of the offices of the International Education Center, International Student Services and ELS Language Center. They will select a candidate or candidates from the nominations submitted.

The presentation of the award or awards will be made at the St. Thomas International Dinner, which will be held on Saturday, April 21. Recipients will be notified of their awards by letter and will receive two tickets to the International Dinner; at the dinner they will receive a certificate and a desktop globe award.

For more information contact the International Education Center, (651) 962-6450.