IE Awards

IE Director Receives DiversityFIRST Award

Richard Cherwitz receives the National Diversity Council's 2014 DiversityFIRST Award

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IE Director Chosen One of "Texas Ten"

UT alumni select Richard Cherwitz as one of 2013's best and most inspiring professors on the Forty Acre.

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IE Director Wins Higher Education Teaching Excellence Award

Richard Cherwitz receives the 2012 Donald H. Ecroyd Award for Outstanding Teaching in Higher Education given to honor the National Communication Association member who exemplifies superlative teaching in higher education. IE is cited as a major reason for his receipt of this award.

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Texas House Resolution Honors IE

The University of Texas at Austin's Intellectual Entrepreneurship Consortium (IE) was recognized by the Texas House of Representatives for its innovative leadership in education. IE was applauded for its provision of a structure for students to take charge of their educational experience, promote diversity in higher education, foster learning across disciplinary boundaries, and generate collaboration between the academy and the greater community.

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IE Wins Excelencia in Education Award

In 2008-2009, the Intellectual Entrepreneurship (IE) Pre-Graduate School Internship Program at The University of Texas at Austin was named the top Example of Excelencia (example of excellence) at the graduate level by Excelencia in Education, an organization that works to accelerate success in higher education for Latino students.