Celebrating exceptional performances of ESHCC staff members

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During the opening of the Academic Year, Erasmus University Rotterdam will pay tribute to the exceptional performances of a number of its academics, students and employees. On Monday, 4 September, the university’s awards will be presented and one student placed in the spotlight. Two of the ESHCC's lecturers are nominated fot the Education Prize. And the Research Prize will also be awarded to one of our staff members.

Dr Payal Arora and Dr Etienne Augé (both Media & Communication) are nominated for the Education Prize. The Research Prize will be awarded to Dr Sanne Opree (Media & Communication).

About the event

Mayor of Rotterdam, Ahmed Aboutaleb will be the guest speaker. He will discuss the theme of the opening: ‘Building Vital Cities, Empowering Vital Citizens’.

In addition, speeches will be given by Kristel Baele, President of the Executive Board, and Professor Huibert Pols, Rector Magnificus. The latter will officially open the academic year. 

For the first time, this year’s ceremony will be moderated by a student: IBA student Mayeul de Kerros.