Congratulations to Scott Walker and Luz Andrea Hernandez for being selected as award recipients for their work with international students. They were both recognized during International Education Week.
Scott Walker was recognized by the Alamo Colleges District for his long-term commitment to the internationalization of the Alamo Colleges. Through his efforts and hard work, many people on the five campuses have come to realize the importance of incorporating a global view into courses as we prepare our students for successful careers.
Scott has been instrumental in assisting student and faculty groups with gaining a true international education experience through the programs Scott has organized and coordinated. Scott is an example of the outstanding partnership build in the colleges to help our students and faculty develop and become more culturally competent in today society. Please join me congratulate Scott Walter for the 2021 International Education Faculty Award.
Luz Andrea Hernandez
Luz Andrea Hernandez was selected by colleagues from across the five colleges and the Alamo Colleges District for her long-term commitment to serving international students and the internationalization of the Alamo Colleges.
Her recognition letter said, “Through your efforts and hard work, many people have come to realize the importance of incorporating a global views into the college experience and learning as our students prepare for successful careers. Additionally, you have been instrumental in assisting student and faculty groups with gaining a true international education experience through the programs you have organized and coordinated. You are a tremendous example of the outstanding partnerships built in the colleges to help our students and faculty develop and become more culturally competent in today’s society.”
Her award stems from her previous work as being a:
- Designated School Official for International Programs from 2013 – 2019
- Principal Designated School Official for PAC from Feb 2019 – July 2021
A Principal/Designated School official is a person who serves as a liaison between international students, the school and the U.S. Government.