Miami Receives International Education Diversity and Inclusion Award

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Each year, Diversity Abroad celebrates outstanding institutions, organizations, individuals, and students who support diversity and inclusive excellence in global education. Miami University has been chosen as the recipient of their 2021 Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion in International Education (EDIIE) award in the category of Organizational/Institutional Champion. Dr. Cheryl Young, associate vice president of Global Initiatives, accepted the award on behalf of the university.

“Miami is honored to be the recipient of the 2021 EDIIE Award," said Young. "This recognition by Diversity Abroad serves to confirm our commitment to the power of global education and access to its benefits for students, faculty, staff, and those whose lives we touch in our work as we navigate internationalization embedded in inclusive excellence.”

Miami was recognized at Global Inclusion 2021, Diversity Abroad’s annual conference, a comprehensive forum for education professionals, students and stakeholders committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in global education and cultural exchange.

About Diversity Abroad

Diversity Abroad is the leading membership organization that inspires and supports educators, policy makers, industry professionals and other stakeholders in leveraging global educational programs to support the academic success, interpersonal development and career readiness of students from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds.