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Campus Support Services, Programs, and Policies for International Students noted as a leading international education reference work

An IGI Global Publication Wins HE-SIG Book of the Year Award

By IGI Global on Apr 10, 2018
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Hershey, PA, March 26, 2018- IGI Global, an international academic publisher is pleased to announce that its publication, Campus Support Services, Programs, and Policies for International Students, by Dr. Krishna Bista, Morgan State University, USA, and Dr. Charlotte Foster, Missouri Western State University, USA, recently won the Comparative and International Education Society HE-SIG’s Book of the Year Award.

"It is a great honor to be recognized by the Comparative and International Education Society HE-SIG. My co-editor, Dr. Bista, and I worked many hours to develop, organize, and edit submissions from excellent authors around the world in order to compile a meaningful publication. Our hope was to contribute to the body of research concerning international studies, and I am happy we were able to accomplish that goal," said Dr. Foster.

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Dr. Krishna Bista

This award honors a publication that provides a unique contribution to developing scholarship in the field of international and comparative higher education. To be chosen, the publication had to go through a rigorous review process and showcase originality in research.

Campus Support Services, Programs, and Policies for International Students delves into how to optimize study abroad programs and explores how university administration can successfully implement international curriculum to provide an inclusive learning environment. Through the comprehensive lenses of industry-leading educational experts, the publication highlighted trending topics that include preparing international students for the competitive job market, the influence of social media on academic performance, and legal and safety issues international students may face. This publication has been noted as a valuable resource for higher education professionals, school counselors, policymakers, and researchers:

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Dr. Charlotte Foster

"This book fills the research gap on complex issues and diverse needs at different stages of the international student life-cycle by bringing together scholars from around the world. It is an important publication that will not only shape future research agendas but also help policymakers and practitioners to effectively support global talent" -- Dr. Rahul Choudaha from World Eductation Services, U.S.

IGI Global would like to extend congratulations to Dr. Bista, Dr. Foster, and all the contributing authors on their great accomplishment and would like to thank them for their dedication to enhancing the field of education. For more information on their publication, or to recommend it to your librarian, please click here.
About HE-SIG: The Higher Education SIG serves as a networking hub for promoting scholarship opportunities, critical dialogue, and linking professionals and academics to the international aspects of higher education. Accordingly, this SIG will serve as a professional forum supporting development, analysis, and dissemination of theory-, policy-, and practice-related issues that influence higher education.

About IGI Global: Headquartered in Hershey, Pennsylvania, IGI Global is a leading international academic publisher, for over 30 years, committed to facilitating the discovery of pioneering research that enhances and expands the body of knowledge available to the research community. Working in close collaboration with expert researchers and professionals worldwide, IGI Global boasts an ever-expanding portfolio of nearly 4,000 reference books, 175 highly indexed journals, and a broad collection of InfoSci®-Databases covering emerging research in 11 core subjects including business, computer science, education, engineering, and social sciences. For more information, please visit:
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