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UTSA staff member receives award for commitment to international programs

By Hector Benavides
Student Writer, UTSA College of Public Policy

(June 24, 2005)--Jane Dunham, UTSA assistant director of international programs, recently received the 2005 NAFSA: Association of International Educators Hugh M. Jenkins Award for Excellence in Community Programming.

Dunham received the award for her service to NAFSA, her commitment to volunteerism and her efforts to forge a link between the community and international students. The award was presented at the NAFSA national conference in Seattle.

The Hugh M. Jenkins Award recognizes a person or organization for outstanding commitment and leadership in improving relations between Americans and international students.

Founded in 1948, NAFSA (National Association of Foreign Student Advisors) promotes the exchange of students and scholars between the United States and foreign countries, based on the belief that international exchange advances learning, respect and leadership in the global community. With nearly 9,000 members, NAFSA has representatives from colleges and university campuses from all 50 states and 78 countries.

Learn more at the NAFSA: Association of International Educators Web site.

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