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Center for International Programs
  • The Diversity Abroad Network awarded New Paltz the 2011 Innovation Grant in recognition of the institution’s commitment to addressing issues of diversity, inclusion, and underrepresentation in international education through innovation.
  • The Center works in close collaboration with the Educational Opportunity Program to actively promote studying abroad to EOP students and offer them scholarship advising. As a result, the Center and EOP were jointly honored with the 2015 Andrew Heiskell Award for Innovation in International Education, and will be featured by the IIE Network as a “best practice” in international education.
  • Dean Bruce Sillner is the 2009 recipient of the Marita Houlihan Award, presented by NAFSA: Association of International Educators, in recognition of his leadership and significant contributions to the field of international education.
  • Connie Perdreau, director of the Haggerty English Language Program, is the 2014 recipient of NAFSA Life Membership in recognition of her career achievements in advancing international education and. She is also a former NAFSA president.