University of Florida International Center
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|University of Florida
|Dean||Dr. David Sammons|
|Location||Gainesville, Florida, USA|
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.
- 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
- 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.
- International Center website
- Gainesville Sun discusses Center
- Study Abroad Info
- Ambassador named Dean of the UFIC
- Background info pertaining to the UFIC