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The Global Citizen of the Year Awards feature our amazing students’ accomplishments from abroad. Check out some of these online articles that further detail these students' incredible stories. 

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Online Articles

2017

Des Moines Register Student Wins Global Citizen of Year Award

Grinnell College Yesenia Ayala ’18 Wins IES Abroad’s 2017 Global Citizen of the Year

Villanova University Villanova’s Kathleen Blehl one of six U.S. college students recognized by IES Abroad

iBerkshires.com Williams Economics Major Named Global Citizen Finalist

Williamstown.com Williams Economics Major Named Global Citizen Finalist

2016

Michigan Daily Newspaper University Student Named Global Citizen of the Year

The Brown & White | Junior Ileana Exaras Earns Award, Gains Confidence Abroad       

The Fairfax Times of Fairfax, VA Gettysburg College Student Finalist for Inaugural Global Citizen Award

The Miami Hurricane Student Awarded for Work with NGO Abroad

Mlive UM Student Named Global Citizen of the Year for Work in Madrid

The Occidental Weekly Foster Named Global Citizen of the Year Finalist

Hope College | John Luke Hawkins Honored As “Global Citizen Of The Year” Finalist

 

IES Abroad Articles

6 Ways to Discover Your Global Citizenship While Studying Abroad

Education & Health Care to Transform Lives: Thoughts on Global Citizenship from Sydni Williams

Marching to the Beat of Social Justice: Thoughts on Global Citizenship from John Luke Hawkins

Music that Moves People: Thoughts on Global Citizenship from Ileana Exeras

Student Voices – Being a First-Generation Student Abroad

Meet Our 2017 Global Citizen of the Year Award Winner & Finalists

Meet Our First-Ever Global Citizen of the Year Award Winners