University of Florida International Center

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University of Florida
International Center
UF Vertical Signature.svg
Established 1991
Dean Dr. David Sammons
Location Gainesville, Florida, USA
Website http://www.ufic.ufl.edu/

The University of Florida International Center (UFIC) is the University of Florida's research and educational center for international affairs and cultural studies.[1]

The UFIC was created in 1991, with the mission of enhancing the educational experience and environment of UF's students, faculty and staff by promoting a global perspective. The center is currently headed by the Dean David J. Sammons.

Duties[edit]

  • To assist faculty members who are doing research abroad.
  • To give out awards to faculty members who internationalize their courses.
  • To find outlets for students to pursue study abroad opportunities.
  • Bringing in important international leaders to discuss their point of view.
  • Provide services to University of Florida students who are studying over-seas.

Alec Courtelis Award[edit]

  • Every year the Alec Courtelis Award is given out at the International Student Academics Awards Ceremony. Students are chosen based on academic excellence and outstanding contributions to the university. A plaque inscribed with the names of the award recipients is located in the University of Florida International Center at The Hub.[2]

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Coordinates: 29°38′28″N 82°20′08″W / 29.641186°N 82.335669°W / 29.641186; -82.335669