The Washington Center Honors Outstanding Academic Partners at Annual Luncheon

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The Washington Center Honors Outstanding Academic Partners at Annual Luncheon

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October 01, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars will honor several institutional partners at a luncheon on Oct. 5, 2015. The Washington Center annually selects institutions and individuals who champion experiential education and contribute to the organization’s mission.

 

“This year we are thrilled to recognize the University of Arizona, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, St. Lawrence University (N.Y.), Emerson College (Mass.) and the University of Massachusetts-Lowell for their gracious support and dedication,” said Mike Smith, president of The Washington Center. “Our institutional partners play an integral role in promoting the success of our students and defining the direction of our programs. The five institutions we honor this week are models for critical collaboration in higher education.”

 

The award recipients are as follows: Seminar Partner of the Year, University of Arizona; Liaison of the Year, Diane Stipcak of Indiana University of Pennsylvania; New Affiliate of the Year, St. Lawrence University; Private Institution of the Year, Emerson College; Public Institution of the Year, University of Massachusetts-Lowell.

 

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The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars is an independent, nonprofit organization that serves hundreds of colleges and universities in the United States and other countries by providing selected students challenging opportunities to work and learn in Washington, D.C., for academic credit. The largest program of its kind, The Washington Center has more than 50,000 alumni who have become leaders in numerous professions and nations around the world. It was established in 1975.

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